Reise in die Anderwelt – The Brendan Voyage

Paid by the city of Worms, Rüdiger Oppermann produced “The Brendan Voyage – Reise in die Anderwelt”, which was presented at Tollhaus yesterday, well, a couple of minutes ago :) . We enjoyed the concert as we did concerning the other Oppermann concerts during the last years. I’d like to thank the Tollhaus and Rüdiger […]

Vespers continued August 4 2013

Today Quentin Guerillot played the following pieces: Jean Adam Guilain (ca. 1680-1739) – Suite du 2ème ton Prélude Tierce en taille Duo Basse de trompette Trio de flûtes Dialogue Petit Plein-Jeu Claude Bénigne Balbastre (1727-1799) Prélude et fugue Charles Tournemire (1870-1939) – Suite évocatrice Grave Tierce en taille et récit de cromorne Flûte d’écho Jeu […]

Vespers continued July 28 2013

Today Marc Huck (organ), Caroline Huck-Hiebel (organ), and Eric Hiebel (trumpet) played the following pieces: Jacques Boyvin (ca. 1649-1706) – Prélude du 5ème ton Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767) – Extraits de Musique Héroique ou 12 marches pour violon ou flûte et clavier – Marche N° 2 – La Grâce Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767) – Extraits […]

Vespers continued July 21 2013

Today Lydia Schimmer played the following pieces on the Dubois organ: Georg Muffat (1653-1704) – Apparatus musico organisticus – Toccata undecima Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643) – Toccata Seconda Heinrich Scheidemann (1596-1663) – Dic nobis Maria Johann Jakob Froberger (1616-1667) – Partita »Auff die Mayerin« Georg Böhm (1661-1733) – Vater unser im Himmelreich Nicolas de Grigny (1672-1703) […]

Vespers continued July 7 2013

Today Thomas Kientz played the following pieces on the Dubois organ: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – Clavierübung Teil III – Präludium und Fuge Es-Dur (BWV 552) Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – Vater unser im Himmelreich (BWV 737) Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – Vater unser im Himmelreich (BWV 762) Nicolas de Grigny (1672-1703) – A solis […]

Vespers continued 2013

This year the vespers at Wissembourg are continued. Today Heinrich Grimm played the following pieces: Jean-Nicolas Geoffroy (1633-1694) – Offerte en fanfare Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – Partite diverse sopra il Corale O Gott, du frommer Gott (BWV 767) – 9 variations Jacques Boyvin (1653-1706) – Extrait de la suite du premier ton – Tierce […]

The Hang and the Duduk

I had the occasion to hear a Hang being played one summer eve of 2012 in Wissembourg. It’s a very interesting musical instrument as it appears to be a combination of a percussion and a pitched instrument, similar to a Steelpan. Dmitry Yeryomin (aka SynthKeyWizard, SKW) shared samples of the instrument for the Korg Kronos. […]

Vespers 2012 are past

»Les vesperales de l’orgue Dubois en Wissembourg« are now past. Today Christoph Keggenhoff used the occassion of the last concert of this series to demonstrate the different shades of the instrument’s timbres. I enjoyed every single minute, as I did the 19 concerts before. Thanks to all who helped to make this happen. Next sunday […]