Elias Ammerbach

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Synopsis[edit]

Elias Nikolaus Ammerbach (1530-1597) was a German Renaissance organist and keyboard music arranger. His first publication introduced the "new German organ tablature in which pitches are expressed in letter notation with rhythm-signs above them." Ammerbach's first tablature is "also the first printed German organ music.[1]


For additional details, see the Elias Ammerbach Wikipedia article.

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Background and General Perspectives on Performing Ammerbach Organ Works[edit]

It is not known if Ammerbach was a composer. However, his tablature included arrangements of mid-sixteenth century composers such as Ludwig Senfl, Heinrich Isaac, Josquin des Prez, Clemens non Papa, and Orlande de Lassus. For additional information, see [1].

Registration and Organs[edit]

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Fingering and Pedaling[edit]

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Articulation and Phrasing[edit]

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Ornamentation[edit]

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Tempo and Meter[edit]

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Scores and Editions[edit]

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Recordings[edit]

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Free Online[edit]

Innsbruck ich muss dich lassen & Wer das Töchterlein haben will (clavichord)[2]

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Notes[edit]

  1. Oxford Music Online, http://www.oxfordmusiconline.com.erl.lib.byu.edu/subscriber/article/grove/music/00803?q=elias+ammerbach&search=quick&pos=1&_start=1#firsthit, accessed 16 January 2015.
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