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Christ, unser Herr, zum Jordan kam, BWV684

composer
1739; Clavier-Übung III, Liepzig

 
Christ, unser Herr is a hymn about baptism written by Martin Luther in 1541. The melody, which is older, featured in a hymnal by Johann Walter of 1524; it is heard unadorned in the pedals, while the waters of the Jordan are represented by the continuous flow of semiquavers in the left hand. The right hand presents a four-note figure suggesting the sign of the (baptismal) Cross.

from notes by Emma Cleobury © 2016

Recordings

Bach: The Clavierübung Chorales & other great chorales
CDA67213/42CDs Archive Service
The King of Instruments
Studio Master: KGS0020Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Bach: The Complete Organ Works
CDS44121/3616CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted

Details

Track 9 on CDA67213/4 CD1 [3'50] 2CDs Archive Service
Track 3 on KGS0020 [4'34] Download only
Track 9 on CDS44121/36 CD12 [3'50] 16CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted

Track-specific metadata for CDS44121/36 disc 12 track 9

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-98-21309
Duration
3'50
Recording date
9 May 1998
Recording venue
Stadtkirche, Zofingen, Switzerland
Recording producer
Paul Spicer
Recording engineer
Paul Niederberger
Hyperion usage
  1. Bach: The Clavierübung Chorales & other great chorales (CDA67213/4)
    Disc 1 Track 9
    Release date: January 1999
    Deletion date: March 2011
    2CDs Archive Service
  2. Bach: The Complete Organ Works (CDS44121/36)
    Disc 12 Track 9
    Release date: October 2002
    Deletion date: March 2009
    16CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted
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