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Track(s) taken from CDA67263
Recording details: April 1999
Pfarrkirche St Michael, Kaisten, Switzerland
Produced by Paul Spicer
Engineered by Paul Niederberger
Release date: October 2000
Total duration: 3 minutes 1 seconds

'Superlatives all round for the last instalment in this exuberant, outstandingly played series … excellent documentation, superbly recorded sound, an enchanting instrument and, of course, outstanding playing. The freshness and joie de vivre that Herrick brings to all Bach’s music makes this cycle a winner' (Gramophone)

'This is a most rewarding recital, very highly recommended' (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs)

Little Prelude and Fugue No 2 in D minor, BWV554
by J T Krebs ?

Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
The prelude is in concerto form with a vigorous ritornello framing a more extended concertante section. The use of the rising scale figure from the opening in the central episode as well as in the lead back to the repeat of the ritornello, gives the piece cohesion. The fugue is based on a subject with a strong melodic profile and displays a much more rigorous approach to part-writing than its predecessor. The similarity between the ends of the prelude and the fugue could be considered as the musical equivalent of a rhyme.

from notes by Stephen Westrop © 2000

Other albums featuring this work
'Bach: The Complete Organ Works' (CDS44121/36)
Bach: The Complete Organ Works
MP3 £45.00FLAC £45.00ALAC £45.00 CDS44121/36  16CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted  
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