''Six Chorales (Sechs Orgelchoräle),'' Op. 11

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by Hermann Schroeder

The Chorales, Opus 11[edit]

1 Es flog ein Täublein weisse Advent
2 In dulci jubilo (Schroeder) Christmas
3 In stiller Nacht Lent
4 Christ ist erstanden (Schroeder) Easter
5 Nun bitten wir den heiligen Gott Pentecost
6 Schönster Herr Jesu General

Background and General Perspectives[edit]

Schroeder's Sechs Orgelchoräle was first published in 1934. It is a set of short chorale preludes, based on old German religious folksongs, and intended for use in the church year.[1]

These pieces are all short and of moderate difficulty.

Scores and Editions[edit]

For the AGO Service Playing Exam use Schott/Hal Leonard 49003685. The Schott edition is available at Sheet Music Plus.

The Leonard edition is available in the collection Six Organ Chorales, published in North America. Purchasing information is available here.


Bonnen plays..., Dietmar Bonnen, organist [1]
Organs in Cologne [2]
Hermann Schroeder Organ Works [3]

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Other Resources[edit]

Rainer Fanselau, Six Organ Chorales about spiritual old German folk songs op 11 in. P. Becker / W. Schepping: Hermann Schroeder, Composer - Teacher - Artist , Kassel 2008, 195-217.


  1. Amos, Emily Harriet. "The Cantus Firmus Organ Works of Hermann Schroeder." MM thesis, George Peabody College for Teachers, 1968, p. 1.

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