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Complete Organ Works

2 Versus Cycles - Embellished Chorale Setting - 2 Praeambula

By Melchior Schildt

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Organ (Organ) - intermediate
2 Versus Cycles - Embellished Chorale Setting - 2 Praeambula. Composed by Melchior Schildt (1592-1667). Edited by Klaus Beckmann. Arranged by Klaus Beckmann. This edition: Saddle stitching. Sheet music. Edition Schott. Classical. 48 pages. Schott Music #ED9585. Published by Schott Music (HL.49008459).

Item Number: HL.49008459

12x8.75 inches.

Melchior Schildt (1592-1667) was organist at the Market Church in Hanover and studied with J.P. Sweelinck, among others. As well as two early free compositions for organ (Praeambulum in G) this volume contains series of variations on the Magnificat and the Epiphany chorale 'Herr Christ, der einig Gottessohn' [O Christ, the only son of God].

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  • 5

    Bowlbs
    Location:
    Pittsfield, MA
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate
  • 2018-03-14 15:31:55.0 Schildt

    While this composer belongs to the ranks of obscure, but very talented musicians of the North German “music school”, it is not essential music. I am an organ music book collector and I like how all the characters involved in 17th-century German music all seemed to know one another...

    , or knew of their contemporaries...in other words, a small world. Anyway, what you’ll find in this fairly slim volume are Schildt’s chorale preludes and 2 very small Praeambulums. I recommend this only to those interested in exploring the “lesser” names in organ musical history.

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