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Durch Adams Fall ist ganz verderbt, BuxWV183
composer
Chorale Prelude

Recordings
'Buxtehude: The Complete Organ Works, Vol. 5 – Mariager Klosterkirke' (CDA67964)
Buxtehude: The Complete Organ Works, Vol. 5 – Mariager Klosterkirke
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Track 13 on CDA67964 [3'03]

Durch Adams Fall ist ganz verderbt, BuxWV183
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The Choral Prelude on ‘Durch Adams Fall ist ganz verderbt’, BuxWV183, is based on a melody that J S Bach was to set in Das Orgelbüchlein (BWV637). The falling pedal figures of the opening bars seem to anticipate the pictorialism of Bach, but the gradually increasing animation, the rising figures in the final bars, and the right hand’s final flourish all seem to underline what Bach—in the interests of a single Affekt—chose to ignore: that the hymn is about man’s redemption as well as his fall.

from notes by Relf Clark © 2012

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Details for CDA67964 track 13
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-12-96413
Duration
3'03
Recording date
20 February 2012
Recording venue
Mariager Klosterkirke, Denmark
Recording producer
Paul Spicer
Recording engineer
Simon Eadon
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