Repertory in the discipline organ

2000

1st round

a) Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Prelude and Fugue G major, BWV 541
or
Prelude and Fugue C major, BWV 547

b) Johann Sebastian Bach
Duetto F major, BWV 803
and
Duetto G major, BWV 804

c) Johann Sebastian Bach
O Mensch, bewein dein Sünde groß, BWV 622

2nd round

a) Johann Sebastian Bach
Toccata C major, BWV 564

b) Johann Sebastian Bach
A Sonata, BWV 525–530

c) Johann Sebastian Bach
Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten, BWV 647
and
Ach bleib bei uns, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 649
d) François Couperin (1668–1733)
Elévation
from: Messe propre pour les convents de religieux et religieuses
or
Offertoire sur les grands jeux
from: Messe à l’usage ordinaire des paroisses

e) A contemporary piece

f) Nicolaus Bruhns (1665–1697)
Prelude E minor (The ›Great‹)
or
Dieterich Buxtehude (1637–1707)
Prelude, Fugue and Ciacona C major, BuxWV 137

g) Heinrich Scheidemann (um 1595–1663)
Toccata G major
or
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562–1621)
Est-ce Mars, SwWV 321

Final

a) Johann Sebastian Bach
Concerto – Sinfonia
from: Geist und Seele wird verwirrt, BWV 35

b) Johann Sebastian Bach
Concerto A minor, BWV 593

c) Johann Sebastian Bach
Toccata and Fugue F major, BWV 540

d) Johann Sebastian Bach
Pedal-Exercitium G minor, BWV 598
(The fragment has to be completed by the candidate.)

e) Johann Sebastian Bach
Vater unser im Himmelreich, BWV 682
or
Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir, BWV 686

f) Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809–1847)
A Sonata, op. 65 No 1– 6

2004

1st round

Nicolas de Grigny (1672–1703)
Hymnus: Pange Lingua
or
Louis Marchand (1669–1732)
Plein jeu – Fugue – Basse de Trompette – Tierce en taille – Dialogue
from: Pièces choisies pour l’orgue

b) Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Herr Gott, nun schleuß den Himmel auf, BWV 617
and
Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein, BWV 641
and
Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten, BWV 642

c) Johann Adam Reincken (1643–1722)
Toccata G-Dur
 

2nd round

a) Dieterich Buxtehude (1637–1707)
Te Deum laudamus, BuxWV 218

b) Johann Sebastian Bach
Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659
and
Trio super Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 660
and
Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 661

c) Johann Sebastian Bach
Prelude and Fugue G minor, BWV 542
or
Prelude and Fugue B minor, BWV 544
or
Prelude and Fugue C minor, BWV 546

d) Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809–1847)
Sonata A major, op. 65 No 3, MWV W 58
or
Sonata D major, op. 65 No 5, MWV W 60

e) A piece, composed after 1970

Final

a) Johann Sebastian Bach
Einige canonische Veränderungen über das Weihnachtslied: Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her, BWV 769

b) Johann Sebastian Bach
Concerto C major, BWV 594

c) Johann Sebastian Bach
Prelude and Fugue e-Moll, BWV 548
or
Prelude and Fugue Es-Dur, BWV 552

2008

1st round

Alternative 1
a) Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Prelude G-Dur, BWV 541/1

b) Johann Sebastian Bach
Partite diverse sopra: Ach, was soll ich Sünder machen, BWV 770

c) Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809–1847)
Con moto maestoso
from: Sonata A major, op. 65 No 3, MWV W 58
 

Alternative 2
a) Johann Sebastian Bach
Konzert C-Dur, BWV 595

b) Johann Sebastian Bach
Partite diverse sopra: Christ, der du bist der helle Tag, BWV 766

c) Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Prelude and Fugue C minor, op. 37 No 1, MWV W 21 und 18
 

Alternative 3
a) Johann Sebastian Bach
Fantasia and Fugue C minor, BWV 537

b) Johann Sebastian Bach
Trio super: Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend, BWV 655

c) Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Choral with variations (1st movement)
from: Sonata D minor, op. 65 No 6, MWV W 61

2nd round

a) Johann Sebastian Bach
Toccata and Fugue D minor, BWV 538
or
Prelude and Fugue B minor, BWV 544
or
Passacaglia C minor, BWV 582

b) Johann Sebastian Bach
Dies sind die heiligen zehen Gebot, BWV 678
and
Vater unser im Himmelreich, BWV 682

c) Franz Liszt (1811–1886)
Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen, Präludium [J. S. Bach]
for piano after the cantata of the same title by Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV 12)
arranged for the organ of the Merseburg Cathedral by Alexander Winterberger (1834–1914)

d) Steffen Schleiermacher (*1960)
Merseburg Ouverture

e) Franz Liszt
Prelude and Fugue on the name B-A-C-H, LW E3

Final

a) Johann Sebastian Bach
Toccata C major, BWV 564
or
Prelude and Fugue E minor, BWV 548
or
Prelude and Fugue E flat major, BWV 552

b) Johann Sebastian Bach
Sonate C minor, BWV 526
and
Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele, BWV 654
or
Partite diverse sopra: Sei gegrüßet, Jesu gütig, BWV 768

c) Johann Sebastian Bach
Prelude and Fugue C sharp minor, BWV 849
or
Prelude and Fugue B flat minor, BWV 867
or
Prelude and Fugue C sharp major, BWV 872
(all arranged for organ by Max Reger)

d) Max Reger (1873–1916)
Fantasia and Fugue on B-A-C-H, op. 46

2012

1st round

a) Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Sonata E flat major, BWV 525
or
Sonata D minor, BWV 527
or
Sonata G major, BWV 530

b) Nicolas de Grigny (1672–1703)
Hymnus: Pange Lingua
or
Hymnus: Verbum Supernum
or
Hymnus: Ave Maris Stella

2nd round

a) Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714–1788)
A Sonata, Wq 70/1–6 (except 2)

b) Dieterich Buxtehude (1637–1707)
Prelude E minor, BuxWV 142
or
Prelude F sharp minor, BuxWV 146
or
Prelude G minor, BuxWV 149

c) Johann Sebastian Bach
Partite diverse sopra: Sei gegrüßet, Jesu gütig, BWV 768

d) Johann Sebastian Bach
Toccata and Fugue D minor, BWV 538
or
Toccata and Fugue F major, BWV 540
or
Prelude and Fugue D major, BWV 532

Semifinal

a) Matthias Weckmann (um 1616–1674)
Präambulum primi toni a 5 D minor
and
Fugue ex D. pedaliter. Primi toni D minor

b) Johann Jakob Froberger (1616–1667)
A Toccata
from: Libro secondo (1649)
or
from: Libro quarto (1656)

c) Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562–1621)
Est-ce Mars, SwWV 321

d) Johann Sebastian Bach
Prelude and Fugue C major, BWV 545

e) Johann Sebastian Bach
Canzona D minor, BWV 588

f) Johann Sebastian Bach
Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, BWV 675
or
Dies sind die heiligen zehen Gebot, BWV 678

Final

a) Johann Sebastian Bach
Concerto C major, BWV 594

b) Johann Sebastian Bach
Prelude and Fugue C Major, BWV 547
or
Prelude and Fugue E minor, BWV 548
or
Prelude and Fugue E flat major, BWV 552

c) Johann Sebastian Bach
Sinfonia D major
from: Gott soll allein mein Herze haben, BWV 169

d) Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809–1847)
Sonata C minor, op. 65 No 2, MWV W 57
or
Sonata D major, op. 65 No 5, MWV W 60

e) Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Fugue E minor, MWV W 24

2016

1st round
 

a) Louis Couperin (1626–1661)
Prélude No 46 in D minor and Fugue No 29 in E minor
or
Nicolas de Grigny (1672–1703)
Récit de tierce en taille
from: Premier livre d’orgue (Paris 1699)
b) Johann Sebastian Bach
Jesus Christus, unser Heiland, BWV 688

c) Johann Sebastian Bach
Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 537
or
Fantasia in C minor, BWV 562/1 and Fugue in C minor, BWV 574
or
Fantasia in C minor, BWV 562/1 and Fugue in C minor, BWV 575

 

2nd round
 

a) Johann Sebastian Bach
Prelude and Fugue in E major, BWV 566 (version in C major)
or
Prelude and Fugue in C major, BWV 547

b) Johann Sebastian Bach
Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele, BWV 654

c) Johann Sebastian Bach
Von Gott will ich nicht lassen, BWV 658

d) Johann Sebastian Bach
Jesus Christus, unser Heiland, BWV 665

e) Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714–1788)
Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, Wq 119 No 7

f) Johann Gottfried Müthel (1728–1788)
Fantasia No 3 in E flat major
or
Fantasia No 4 in E flat major

 

Semifinal
 

a) Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583–1643)
Toccata sesta, F3.06
(per l’organo sopra i pedali e senza)
from: Il secondo libro di toccate ...

b) Girolamo Frescobaldi
Toccata cromaticha per le levatione, F12.16
or
Toccata per le levatione, F12.31

c) Samuel Scheidt (1587–1654)
Toccata super In te Domine speravi, SSWV 138
from: Tabulatura nova, part II
or
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562–1621)
Fantasia chromatica, SwWV 258

d) Johann Sebastian Bach
Prelude and Fugue in D minor, BWV 539
or
Adagio, BWV 1001/1, and Fugue in D minor, BWV 539/2
(Adagio, from: Sonata in G Minor, BWV 1001, for violin, transposed to D minor in the candidate’s own transcription for organ)

 

Final
 

a) Johann Sebastian Bach
Concerto in D minor, BWV 596

b) Johann Sebastian Bach
Passacaglia in C minor, BWV 582
or
Ricercar a 6
from: Musical Offering, BWV 1079

c) Johann Sebastian Bach
Wo Gott der Herr nicht bei uns hält, BWV 1128

d) Johann Sebastian Bach
Sonata in C minor, BWV 526
or
Sonata in G major, BWV 530
e) Max Reger (1873–1916)
Three movements
from: Six Trios, op. 47

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