by Auke Jongbloed

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Durch Adams Fall ist ganz verderbt The last few chorale preludes from Kauffmann's "Harmonische Seelenlust" all have the same form of a fugato on the first phrase of the chorale melody. They show that Kauffmann had a firm grip of counterpoint: he has no trouble to use a chorale melody as a bass voice. The recording was done with the Hauptwerk software and the sampleset, made by Voxus, of the Müller organ in the Sint Bavokerk, Haarlem ( Score available here: