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Track(s) taken from CDA67071/2

Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier, BWV706


Christopher Herrick (organ)
Recording details: April 1995
Jesuitenkirche, Lucerne, Switzerland
Produced by Paul Spicer
Engineered by Paul Niederberger
Release date: April 1996
Total duration: 1 minutes 21 seconds


'Not only has Herrick found a simply ravishing Swiss organ which he uses with impeccable good taste, but the Hyperion team have come up with a top-notch recording. Once again they've given us a disc which combines consummate musical insight and technical mastery with sheer unalloyed listening pleasure' (Gramophone)

'Herrick has once again shown that his command of the Bach idiom is as total as any other contemporary organist's … An impressive addition to a milestone collection' (Classic CD)

'An indispensable collection and one I should not be happy to be without' (Organists' Review)

'Bach at his most tuneful and diverting and Herrick's style is particularly suited to them' (Soundscapes, Australia)
This is one of a number of settings of a chorale for use before the sermon (‘Dearest Jesu, we are here’). It is a four-part harmonization of a seventeenth-century melody by Tobias Clausnitzer, and a simpler alternative version is played for the repeat of the first line.

from notes by Ian Carson 1996

Dieser Choral ist einer von vielen Choralvertonungen, die für den Gesang vor der Predigt bestimmt waren. Er ist eine vierstimmige Harmonie einer Melodie aus dem siebzehnten Jahrhundert von Tobias Clausnitzer, und in der Wiederholung der ersten Linie wird eine einfachere Version gespielt.

aus dem Begleittext von Ian Carson 1996
Deutsch: Ute Mansfeldt

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