by Auke Jongbloed

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Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, Erschienen ist der herrliche Tag (alio modo) Kauffmann's second chorale prelude to "Erschienen ist der herrliche Tag" has the chorale melody in the soprano voice. The other two voices weave a smooth flowing accompaniment using sixeenth notes running up and down. Perhaps they are meant as a symbol of Christ rising? The recording was done with the Hauptwerk software and the sampleset, made by Voxus, of the Müller organ in the Sint Bavokerk, Haarlem (