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Christoph Albrecht (Organ)

Born: 1930 - Salzwedel, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

The German church musician and doctor of theology, Christoph Albrecht, studied organ with Heinz Wunderlich and Günther Ramin.

Christoph Albrecht was Cathedral choirmaster in Naumburg and lecture at the Kirchenmusikschule (church music school) in Halle from 1953 to 1960, director of the Kirchenmusikschule in Dresden from 1960 to 1976 and choirmaster and Organist at the Marienkirche in Berlin from 1976 to 1993. Since then he has been active as a freelance concert Organist and editor of organ and choral music. Over and above his varied activities as a performing artist, Christoph Albrecht's wide-ranging achievements include important scholarly studies on liturgical subjects and church music.

Source: Liner notes to the 15-CD Box Set ‘J.S. Bach: Orgelwerke auf Silbermann-Orgel · Organ Works’ (Berlin Classics)
Contributed by
Matthias Hansen (February 2011)

Organ Works on Silbermann Organs: LP Recordings on Eterna | CD Recordings on Berlin Classics | CD Recordings on Baroque Music Club
Short Biographies:
Christoph Albrecht | Herbert Collum | Arthur Eger | Hannes Kästner | Robert Köbler | Johannes-Ernst Köhler | Günter Metz | Hans Otto | Erich Piasetzki | Johannes Schäfer
Recording Reviews:
Bach on Silbermann Organs, Vol. 2 (C. Albrecht) | Bach Organ Works from Berlin Classics, Vol. 9 (E. Piasetzki)

Links to other Sites

Christoph Albrecht (Wikipedia) [German]

 

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