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Wenn dich Unglück tut greifen an, BWV1104

composer
Neumeister manuscript

 
This prelude is harmonically ambiguous, a modal setting, with the key unclear at the start, yet full of rhythmic and harmonic interest. Each phrase of the chorale is treated consecutively, with each successive phrase providing material for the lower three parts of counterpoint. The affect is melancholic, reflecting the text of the chorale: the faithfulness of God toward the troubled and suffering believer.

from notes by George Parsons © 2017

Recordings

Bach: The Complete Organ Works, Vol. 5
SIGCD805Download only 27 October 2017 Release
Bach: Neumeister Chorales
CDA67215Archive Service
Bach: The Complete Organ Works
CDS44121/3616CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted

Details

Track 29 on SIGCD805 CD1 [1'46] Download only 27 October 2017 Release
Track 20 on CDA67215 [1'41] Archive Service
Track 20 on CDS44121/36 CD15 [1'41] 16CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted

Track-specific metadata for CDA67215 track 20

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-99-21520
Duration
1'41
Recording date
18 April 1999
Recording venue
Stadtkirche, Zofingen, Switzerland
Recording producer
Paul Spicer
Recording engineer
Paul Niederberger
Hyperion usage
  1. Bach: Neumeister Chorales (CDA67215)
    Disc 1 Track 20
    Release date: January 2000
    Deletion date: June 2016
    Archive Service
  2. Bach: The Complete Organ Works (CDS44121/36)
    Disc 15 Track 20
    Release date: October 2002
    Deletion date: March 2009
    16CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted
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