Georg Böhm (1661-1733): Vater unser im Himmelreich

3 parts2 pages04:01a year ago487 views
Oboe, Other Woodwinds, Recorder
A particularly beautiful “coloratura” organ chorale prelude of the type beloved of Böhm, but with many similar in Buxtehude, and, of course, Bach.

The left-hand is in the style of a continuo realization, but contrapuntally independent of the (ornamented) cantus (which is not the case with true
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J.S. Bach: Komm, du süße Todesstunde (aria con corale) (BWV 161, #1) (10/2018: new version with phrasing)

7 parts16 pages05:383 years ago1,277 views
Recorder(2), Organ, Voice, Other Woodwinds(2), Cello
"Come, thou sweet Death-Hour, that my Spirit might feed on honey from the lion's mouth." A rhetorically exotic Bach aria-con-corale of great beauty and renown.

The cat in question hails from Judges 14:8, and is dead; Samson finds a swarm of bees and honey in his mouth, Salomo Franck's
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J. S. Bach: Meine Seufzer, meine Thränen (BWV 13, #1)

7 parts12 pages07:443 years ago582 views
Recorder(2), English Horn, Voice, Other Woodwinds, Cello, Contrabass
A dark, complex, texturally rich tenor aria of tremendous depth and beauty, which lends its title to the Cantata BWV 13.

"My sighs, my tears, can't even count, when I daily find woe, and the misery doesn't go away ("nicht verschwindet"), ahh, so must this pain already
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Jesu, meine Freude (1980; MuseScore organ by Clarin Pardo)

6 parts7 pages03:534 years ago456 views
Other Woodwinds(2), Synthesizer, Recorder, Trumpet, Oboe
This is a performance of my 1980 chorale prelude on "Jesu, meine Freude". Clarin Pardo, a user here with considerable experience in simulating pipe organ registrations with the diverse army of MuseScore instruments and sounds, graciously volunteered to re-register my "performance"
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Jesu, meine Freude (Choralvorspiel, 1980)

3 parts6 pages03:534 years ago966 views
Flute, Recorder, Trumpet
An original “jazz trio” chorale prelude à la Bach’s “Schübler” set.

My first successful attempt a choral prelude, this movement dates from 1980, composed in the traditional way at the organ with pencil and music paper, “fair copy” in music pen and ink and WhiteOut. The organ was a Hammond B-3 i
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