J.S. Bach: Fuga Gm (BWV 542 #2, 542.2)(rec. on Zwolle (1720 Schnitger, Sonus Paradisi/Hauptwerk))

2 parts10 pages06:342 years ago776 views
Organ(2)
What can I add to the literature’s wealth of copious laud of this surpassing fugue? The “unflagging vigor” (–E. Power Biggs) of “the best of his ‘pedal works’” (–CPE Bach, apparently) and the wondrous joy of its subject say all that is needed. That subject is apparently based on a Baroque Dutch pop
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Praise, my Soul, the King of Heaven (Lauda Anima) (with organ accomp. and newly-composed interlude (at Hauptwerk Doesburg ) and descant!)

8 parts8 pages03:512 years ago1,685 views
Voice(5), Organ(3)
PLEASE CLICK "Show more" directly below! From hymnary.org through IMSLP, marked as PD. My posting here is "basically" that setting verbatim (I chose sets of voices, though), but the Descant in verse 4 is mine (public domain) and I added the organ intro, and composed and added the
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César Franck: Chorale No. 2 in B Minor (FWV 39), performed on Hauptwerk/Sonus Paradisi imaging of 1885 Cavaillé-Coll organ at Caen, France

3 parts12 pages12:272 years ago472 views
Organ(3)
PLEASE CLICK “Show more…” and read. César Franck’s Chorale #2, in B minor, performed on the Sonus Paradisi imaging of the 1885 Cavaillé-Coll organ at Caen, France.

César-Auguste-Jean-Guillaume-Hubert Franck (1822–1890) (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C%C3%A9sar_Franck) is generally
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César Franck: Chorale No. 1 in E major, meticulously rendered in Hauptwerk on the (Sonus Paradisi image of the) Cavaillé-Coll organ at Caen, France.

4 parts16 pages13:292 years ago1,075 views
Organ(4)
PLEASE CLICK “Show more…” and read. César Franck’s great Chorale #1, in E, performed on the Sonus Paradisi imaging of the 1885 Cavaillé-Coll organ at Caen, France.

César-Auguste-Jean-Guillaume-Hubert Franck (1822–1890) (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C%C3%A9sar_Franck) is generally
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Purcell: Miserere mei (short double canon)

4 parts1 page00:552 years ago657 views
Voice(4)
Stunning short double canon by Henry Purcell, overflowing with the powerful harmonic oddities which earmark this supreme English master's polyphony. The fourth measure alone is worth the price of admission.

J. S. Bach: Sei gegrüsset, Jesu gütig, Variation X (BWV 768, #10), performed on Hauptwerk/Sonus Paradisi 1916 Walcker organ at Doesburg, the Netherlands

4 parts6 pages04:552 years ago532 views
Organ(3), Trombone
Performance info below; click “Show more”. This is the tenth variation of Bach’s Chorale-Partita "Sei gegrüsset, Jesu gütig", BWV 768 (the most known-authentic of four we have), by far the most complex and cryptic variation of the 11, setting the tune in whole-measure notes, and for the las
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