by Auke Jongbloed

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her Another go at this choral melody by Kauffmann. It is intruiging how one melody can give rise to so many different pieces. This version is meant to play at two manuals and pedal. I follow the registration Kauffmann indicates for this piece. At least, I thought so. It was only after the recording I realised the clarino is a 4' stop and not an 8' one. But having spent two evenings to get this recording more or less right, I don't feel like having another go at it... The recording was done with the Hauptwerk software and the sampleset, made by Voxus, of the Müller organ in the Sint Bavokerk, Haarlem (http://www.voxusorgans.com/en/product/haarlem). Score available here: http://partitura.org/index.php/georg-friedrich-kaufmann-vom-himmel-hoch-da-komm-ich/

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