Knowing that we celebrate 350 years from Heinrich Scheidemann's (ca. 1596-1663) death this year, I have just found out about the collection of his Praeambules and other non-chorale based organ works in public domain (total of 15 compositions).
This edition is rather old fashioned (edited by Max Seiffert) with some interesting suggestions for manual changes and the use of pedals but it's one of the few pieces of this composer that can be downloaded for free online. There is of course edition available from Baerenreiter, if you want an authoritative score.
I thought I will share this collection with you today because you could play some of these fabulous pieces on your organ before this year is over.
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Don't have an organ at home?
Download paper manuals and pedals, print them out, cut the white spaces, tape the sheets together and you'll be ready to practice anywhere where is a desk and floor. Make sure you have a higher chair.