POTSDAM

Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach was born at Eisenach into a musical family and in a town steeped in Reformation history, he received early musical training from his father and older brother, and elementary education in the classical school Luther had earlier attended. Throughout his life he made extraordinary efforts to learn from other musicians. At 15 he walked to Lüneburg to work as a chorister and study at the convent school of St. Michael. From there he walked 30 miles to Hamburg to hear Johann Reinken, and 60 miles to Celle to become familiar with French composition and performance traditions. Once he obtained a month's leave from his job to hear Buxtehude, but stayed nearly four months. He arranged compositions from Vivaldi and other Itali… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: POTSDAM
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Incipit: 12432 15617 65346
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Organ Solo

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    Composer/Editor Kevin J. Hildebrand
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2016) pp. 20
  • Light of Christ: Preludes on Six Epiphany Hymns
    Composer/Editor Benjamin M. Culli
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2008) pp. 14
  • The Master Organ Works of Jan Bender Volume 1: Chorale Preludes for Organ or Piano
    Composer/Editors Jan Bender; David Fienen
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2005) pp. 55
  • 5 Preludes of Praise Set Two
    Composer/Editor John A. Behnke
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2000) pp. 8
  • Organ Tapestries Volume 2
    Composer/Editor Mark Sedio
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2000) pp. 18
  • Seasonal Hymn Preludes Volume 5 Epiphany: Op. 13
    Composer/Editor Robin Dinda
    Published By: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. (2000) pp. 6
  • Organ Music for the Seasons Volume 2
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Ryan French; Berkley Guse
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (1999) pp. 28
  • 12 Hymn Tune Intonations
    Composer/Editor Mark Albrecht
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (1993) pp. 12
  • 7 Hymn Preludes Set 1: Festival Half of the Church Year: Advent through Pentecost 1
    Composer/Editor Donald Rotermund
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1992) pp. 8
  • 7 Hymn Preludes Set 1: Festival Half of the Church Year: Advent through Pentecost I
    Composer/Editor Donald Rotermund
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1992) pp. 8
  • The Organist Volume 93 Number 6 January 1990: A Bi-Monthly Publication for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors James Mansfield; Xavier Dinwiddie
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1990) pp. 97
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 6: Epiphany: Di - Z
    Composer/Editors Herbert Gotsch; Wilbur C. Held
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1982) pp. 25
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 18 Number 4 April 1955: Voluntaries for the Church Organ
    Composer/Editors Ellen Jane Lorenz; Joseph Roff
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1955) pp. 10

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Off the Page, Too: More Techniques for Creating Hymn-Based Organ Settings
    Composer/Editor Donald Rotermund
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2011) pp. #8-23, #8-24
  • Introductions, Interludes, and Codas On Traditional Hymn Tunes: Set 4 Church Year Sacraments Meditation
    Composer/Editor Donald Rotermund
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2010) pp. 12, 14
  • The Art of Hymn Playing Volume 2: 250 Preludes Introductions Free Accompaniments & Alternate Harmonizations
    Composer/Editor Charles Callahan
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2009) pp. 130
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Organ Volume 2: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 304 - 360

    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2008) pp. 315
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Piano Volume 2: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 304 - 360
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Mark Weiler
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2007) pp. 315
  • Pull Out the Stops!: Congregational Song Accompaniments for Organ
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Mark Weiler
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2001) pp. 184
  • 12 Hymn Tune Intonations
    Composer/Editor Mark Albrecht
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (1993) pp. 12
  • Basic Hymn Accompaniments Volume I
    Composer/Editor Thomas R. Pearce
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1988) pp. 18
  • Free Harmonizations of Hymn Tunes: Volume II
    Composer/Editor D. DeWitt Wasson
    Published By: Hinshaw Music, Inc. (1986) pp. 24
  • Twenty-Two Hymn Introductions
    Composer/Editor Jan Bender
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1979) pp. 26
  • Twenty-one Hymn Intonations
    Composer/Editor Finn Videro
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1971) pp. 16

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