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Organ Work

tue 26 apr 2022 11:00 

Early music played on authentic organs. On the 119th episode of Organwerk, we will be listening to the first part of a series on the beautiful Arp Schnitger organ in Hamburg’s Jacobi Kirche.

The organ in Hamburg around 1900 (source:

We will be listening to historical recordings of the organ, before, as well as after, it was restored in 1993.

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
1. Passacaglia in C minor, BWV 582
2. Toccata Fugue d BWV 565
Heinz Wunderlich, Jacobi Kirche organ, Hamburg
(CD Master Works For Organ, Vol 9 – J.S. Bach, Nonesuch 1963)

Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
3. Praeludium in G minor BuxWV 184
4. “Nun freut euch, lieben Christen g’mein” BuxWV 210
5. Praeludium in D major (transponiert nach C) BuxWV 139

6. Canzona in C major BuxWV 166
Harald Vogel, Jacobi Kirche organ, Hamburg
(CD Orgelwerke Buxtehude Volume 7, MD L3427)


On highlighted picture: Hamburg organ keyboards and stops

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