by Auke Jongbloed

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Johann Ludwig Krebs, Trio c moll, KrebsWV 438 Johann Ludwig Krebs wrote many outstanding trios for the organ. Where for his choral works and in several of the free organ works one can pinpoint a work by Johann Sebastian Bach that served as a model, Kreb's trios are based on Bach's general style of trio writing, not on individual examples. Kreb's trio in c minor, KrebsWV 438 is no exception. A steady bass provides the musical underpinning on which two freely moving musical lines wave intricate lines together. 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: