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Track(s) taken from CDA67139
Recording details: April 1999
Pfarrkirche St Michael, Kaisten, Switzerland
Produced by Paul Spicer
Engineered by Paul Niederberger
Release date: July 1999
Total duration: 0 minutes 47 seconds

'This boldly presented recital … holds the listener from beginning to end' (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs)

'Herrick's technical mastery is stunningly apparent' (Contemporary Review)

Fantasia in C major, BWV573
composer
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Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
The Fantasia in C, BWV573, was written into the Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach; its twelve bars are pregnant with motifs which would clearly have given rise to a work of considerable length and richness had the composer chosen to continue it. The fact that an organ piece was included in a collection of predominantly harpsichord pieces has given rise to the speculation that Anna Magdalena wished to learn the organ. (Has anybody yet researched the subject of female organists in the eighteenth century?)

from notes by Stephen Westrop © 1999

Other albums featuring this work
'Bach: The Complete Organ Works' (CDS44121/36)
Bach: The Complete Organ Works
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