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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

Little Crayfish in the Brook

Scavenging amidst the numerous and imaginative works of Bach’s exceptional pupil Johann Ludwig Krebs.

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Music played in the program

JOHANN LUDWIG KREBS: Prelude & Fugue Number 1 in C –Gerhard Weinberger (1739 Trost/Altenburg Castle Chapel, Germany) Christophorus CHR 77103

JOHANN LUDWIG KREBS: Little Prelude in C; Chorale-prelude, Herzlich lieb hab ich dich –Irmtraud Krüger (1739 Trost/Altenburg Castle Chapel, Germany) Dabringhaus und Grimm MDG 331 0384

JOHANN LUDWIG KREBS: 3 Chorale Sets, from Klavierübung Jesu, meine Freude; Christ lag in Todesbanden; Jesus meine Zuversicht –Les Solistes du Concert Royal de Nancy; Dominique Ferran (1746 J.A. Silbermann/St-Quirin Parish Church, Perl, Germany) K617 K.617002

JOHANN LUDWIG KREBS: 3 Chorale-preludes for Trumpet and Organ In allen meinen Taten; Komm Heiliger Geist; Es ist gewisslich an der ZeitPascal Vigneron, trumpet; Pierre Mea (1988 Giroud/Église Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption, Grand-Bornand, France) BNL 112820

JOHANN LUDWIG KREBS: Chorale-prelude, Ach Gott, erhoer mein Seufzen –Gijsbert Lekkerkerker (1862 Witte/Grote Kerk, Naarden, The Netherlands) De Bazuin CD-5511

JOHANN LUDWIG KREBS: 3 Chorale-preludes: Fantasy on Jesus, meine Zuversicht; Zeuch ein zu deinen Toren; Meinen Jesum lass ich nichtGerhard Weinberger (1750 Gabler/Weingarten Abbey, Germany) Christophorus CHR 74565

JOHANN LUDWIG KREBS: Fantasia in F; Chorale-prelude,Wir glauben all an einen Gott (attributed to Bach); Prelude & Fugue in G –Irmtraud Krüger (1739 Trost/Altenburg Castle Chapel, Germany) Dabringhaus und Grimm MDG 331 0384

Krebs [1713-1780] spent nine years at the Thomasschule in Leipzig, studying keyboard with Bach and singing in the choir. Later, while attending Leipzig University, he assisted Bach at the Thomaskirche and played harpsichord in Bach’s Collegium Musicum.

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