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Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern, BWV764
composer
unfinished

Recordings
'Bach: Organ Cornucopia' (CDA67139)
Bach: Organ Cornucopia
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'Bach: The Complete Organ Works' (CDS44121/36)
Bach: The Complete Organ Works
CDS44121/36  16CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted  
Details
Track 4 on CDA67139 [1'09]
Track 4 on CDS44121/36 CD8 [1'09] 16CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted

Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern, BWV764
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Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern, BWV764, sets the first three lines of the choral plus the beginning of the repeat of the first. The chorale melody appears as a cantus firmus in the right hand above imitative accompanying voices. To introduce the repeat of the first line of the tune, just before the music breaks off, Bach expands his motif with extra decorative notes and also alters the speed at which the harmony changes.

from notes by Stephen Westrop © 1999

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Details for CDA67139 track 4
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-99-13904
Duration
1'09
Recording date
15 April 1999
Recording venue
Pfarrkirche St Michael, Kaisten, Switzerland
Recording producer
Paul Spicer
Recording engineer
Paul Niederberger
Hyperion usage
  1. Bach: Organ Cornucopia (CDA67139)
    Disc 1 Track 4
    Release date: July 1999
  2. Bach: The Complete Organ Works (CDS44121/36)
    Disc 8 Track 4
    Release date: October 2002
    Deletion date: March 2009
    16CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted
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