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Track(s) taken from CDA66390

Trio Sonata in E flat major, BWV525

composer
circa 1727

Christopher Herrick (organ)
Recording details: November 1989
Pfarrkirche St Nikolaus, Bremgarten, Switzerland
Produced by Paul Spicer
Engineered by Paul Niederberger
Release date: May 1990
Total duration: 10 minutes 30 seconds
 

Reviews

'Organists who have struggled with the three independent lines will marvel at Herrick's fluency … Recording quality is superb, the recently built Metzler organ a delight to the ear, and the documentation exemplary. Outstanding' (BBC Music Magazine Top 1000 CDs Guide)

'The most persuasive, vivid and compelling performances ever of these sonatas. Herrick's bubbly playing, not to mention Hyperion's superb recording, bring Bach vividly to life' (Gramophone)

'This stunning disc … immense fun, brimming over with real affection for the music. A disc of rare beauty and a gem in any collection! (The Good CD Guide)

'Outstanding. The whole package is quite superb' (Hi-Fi News)

'Fresh … colourful … beguiling … Inspired and imaginative, the whole experience is fun' (The Musical Times)

'Una delle migliorii esecuzioni bachiane di tutti I tempi' (Musica, Italy)
The E flat major sonata is the most straightforward and succinct of the set and offers the player difficulties generally overcome with less trouble than certain others. Both the charming figuration of the outer movements and the conventional pathos of the slow movement help to give that coordination of hands and feet that is the accomplished organist’s delight.

from notes by Peter Williams © 1990

Die Sonate in Es-Dur ist das geradlinigste und prägnanteste Werk der Zusammenstellung, dessen Schwierigkeiten für den Interpreten im Allgemeinen leichter zu bewältigen sind als die gewisser anderer Stücke. Sowohl die charmante Figuration der Ecksätze als auch das konventionelle Pathos des langsamen Satzes tragen zu jener manuellen Koordination bei, an der sich erfahrene Organisten besonders erfreuen.

aus dem Begleittext von Peter Williams © 1990
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller

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Bach: The Complete Organ Works
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