by Auke Jongbloed

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 Georg Andreas Sorge, Herr Jesu Christ du höchstes Gut The Neumeister Sammlung contains 5 chorale preludes written by Georg Andreas Sorge, Neumeister’s teacher at the organ. This is the fourth of them. Allthough Sorge uses simple means in composing this piece, the result is quite impressive. The chorale melody stands out clearly, and the flowing triplets give it an almost sweet surrounding. The a minor tonality enhances the bittersweet mood of this piece.` The recording was done with the Hauptwerk software and the sample set, made by Voxus, of the Van Dam organ (1832) in Tholen (http://www.voxusorgans.com/en/tholen). Score available here: http://partitura.org/index.php/georg-andreas-sorge-herr-jesu-christ-du-hochstes-gut

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