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Canzonetta in G major, BuxWV171

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Christopher Herrick (organ)
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Recording details: February 2012
Mariager Klosterkirke, Denmark
Produced by Paul Spicer
Engineered by Simon Eadon
Release date: December 2012
Total duration: 2 minutes 15 seconds

Cover artwork: Church Interior by Hendrik Cornelisz van Vliet (c1611-1675)
Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Ghent, Belgium / © Lukas - Art in Flanders VZW / Bridgeman Art Library, London
 
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Reviews

'A simply splendid album. The organ … is a delight to the ears, its manifest charms precisely mapped out in detailed registrations provided in the excellent booklet … above all, of course, is Herrick's immensely enjoyable playing … all in all a delight to the ears which brings a smile to the face and a lift to the soul' (Gramophone)

'Hugely successful … Herrick's performance of the Praeludium … is packed with personality and character … the freedom with which Herrick approaches this piece and the extent to which is it possible to hear the performer's voice, as well as that of the composer, projected in this performance, cannot be described as anything other than exhilarating … Herrick's playing is characteristically excellent throughout. His performances of the free works are, without exception, rhetorically engaging and lively, while the chorale melodies sing beautifully, such is his sensitive approach to musical line … very highly recommended' (International Record Review)

'Herrick's generously-timed programme consists of an entertaining mix of items, mainly Praeludia or Chorale Preludes. Slower, ruminative pieces alternate with boisterous, dramatic works in a recital that manages to be both elegant and fulgurous, profound and sensuous. Works generally run to less than four minutes each, but short does not equate with inconsequential in Buxtehude's music: even the merest pieces speak volumes about the composer's imagination, virtuosity and originality … this set ought to be the primary destination for collectors' (MusicWeb International)
The Canzonetta in G major, BuxWV171, is a short fugal work based initially on a lively, all-semiquaver subject. The jig-like second section beginning at bar 21 (at 1'04'') is based on a variant of the subject.

from notes by Relf Clark © 2012

La Canzonetta en sol majeur, BuxWV171, est une courte œuvre fuguée reposant initialement sur un allègre sujet tout en doubles croches, dont une variante fonde la seconde section façon gigue, qui démarre à la mesure 21 (1'04'').

extrait des notes rédigées par Relf Clark © 2012
Français: Hypérion

Die Canzonetta in G-Dur, BuxWV171, ist ein kurzes fugales Stück, dem zunächst ein lebhaftes und reines Sechzehntel-Thema zugrunde liegt. Der gigueartige zweite Teil beginnt in Takt 21 (bei 1'04'') und basiert auf einer Variante des Themas.

aus dem Begleittext von Relf Clark © 2012
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel

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