South Audley Street, Mayfair, London
Tuesday 17 October, 1:10
Jacob Praetorius and Heinrich Scheidemann
Andrew Benson-Wilson’s exploration of the 17th century North German organ repertoire continues with a recital of music by two influential pupils of Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, the famous ‘Orpheus of Amsterdam’. Jacob Praetorius (1586-1651) and Heinrich Scheidemann (c1595-1663) both went on to prestigious posts in Hamburg churches. Praetorius taught Weckmann and Scheidemann taught Reinken and, possibly, Buxtehude.
Jacob Praetorius (1586-1651)
Praeambulum in F
Von Allen Menachem abgewandt
Heinrich Scheidemann (c1596-1663)
Praeludium in F
Magnificat Sexti Toni
Alleluja Laudem dicite Deo nostro
Played on the William Drake organ in Grosvenor Chapel.
Admission free – retiring donations welcome.
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