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Christ ist erstanden

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Furtwängler & Hammer Imperial Cathedral Königslutter - A Kingly Instrument for a Royal Worship Space

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Uploaded by: Agnus_Dei (04/20/14)
Composer: Forchhammer, Theofil
Sample Producer: Milan Digital Audio
Sample Set: Salisbury Cathedral Father Willis
Software: Hauptwerk
Genre: Romantic
Description:
Theofil Forchhammer (1847-1923) was appointed organist of the Cathedral at Magdeburg in 1886, having succeeded the great August Ritter.

He was a highly regarded organist, and wrote over 1800 chorale preludes, of which only a small number where ever published. The bulk of his compositions were destroyed in World War II.

I recently discovered that many of his major works, including the Sonatas ARE in print (new editions), so, I hope to get them soon... ;-)

This brief but IMMENSE piece reminds of a giant - breaking through earth and rock, and boldy stepping onward to victory - like the risen Christ!

It is based on the chorale, which was in turn based upon the traditional Easter sequence hymn, "Victimae Paschali laudes."

HAPPY EASTER to ALL!!! :-)
Performance: Live
Recorded in: Stereo
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