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Op 65 no 14 Herr und Ältster deiner Kreuzgemeinde

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Uploaded by: Erzahler (04/06/18)
Composer: Karg-Elert, Sigfrid
Sample Producer: OrganART Media
Sample Set: 2012 Metzler, Poblet Abbey, Spain
Software: Hauptwerk
Genre: Romantic
Description:
Sigfrid Karg-Elert (born Oberndorf am Neckar, 21 Nov 1877; died Leipzig, 9 April 1933)

Op 65 no 14 Herr und Ältster deiner Kreuzgemeinde (or maybe Ältester?)
The English translation might be - Lord and elder of your congregation.
I cannot find the choral melody so send me a link if you have it.

This is a Fughette and in the rarely used key signature of 24/32.

The music is here;
http://ks.imslp.info/files/imglnks/usimg/3/3f/IMSLP225797-SIBLEY1802.17229.632b-39087012466936vol._2.pdf

66 organ pieces composed between 1906 and 1908. They were first published in 1909 and dedicated to Alexandre Guilmant. Op 65 includes the well known Nun danket alle Gott.

Karg-Elert was a German composer and teacher whose most notable influences included Carl Reinecke, Edvard Grieg, Claude Debussy, Arnold Schoenberg, and Alexander Scriabin.

His favourite instrument to compose for was the Kunstharmonium, a versatile French creation that allowed him the range of colors he preferred. From 1924 he gave weekly radio harmonium recitals from his house. To see Karg-Elert's creativity and the flexibility and range of colours offered by the Kunstharmonium have a look at Opus 101. Musical portaits of 33 composers from Palestrina to Schönberg.
Performance: Live
Recorded in: Stereo
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