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Track(s) taken from CDA67666

Canzona in D minor, BuxWV168


Christopher Herrick (organ)
Recording details: April 2007
Helsingør Cathedral, Denmark
Produced by Paul Spicer
Engineered by Simon Eadon
Release date: May 2008
Total duration: 4 minutes 0 seconds

Cover artwork: Procession in a Cathedral by Bartolomeus van Bassen (c1590-1652)
Leeds Museums and Art Galleries (Temple Newsam House), UK / Bridgeman Art Library, London


'A magnificent sound … Herrick's razor-sharp articulation is at one with Buxtehude's fastidiously chiselled counterpoint … an auspicious beginning' (BBC Music Magazine)

'Herrick displays great energy and a keen ear for registrational variety' (American Record Guide)

'Herrick embarks on another epic for Hyperion, and the first instalment whets the appetite. Buxtehude's delicate contrapuntal intricacy is offset by occasional flamboyance … the organ of Helsingør Cathedral, on Buxtehude's home ground of Denmark, offers an excellent colour' (Classical Music)
The Canzona in D minor, BuxWV168 is a four-voice fugue for the manuals only, with a first section (bars 1–29) in 4/4 time and a second (bars 30–65) in 3/4, based on the subject of the first. The third (bar 66 to the end) reverts to 4/4 and is based on a new subject, which is answered by its inversion.

from notes by Relf Clark © 2008

La Canzone en ré mineur, BuxWV168 est une fugue à quatre voix pour manuels seuls, avec trois sections: une première (mesures 1–29) à 4/4, une deuxième (mesures 30–65) à 3/4, fondée sur le sujet de la précédente, et une dernière (mesures 66 à la fin), de retour à 4/4, qui repose sur un nouveau sujet, auquel répond son renversement.

extrait des notes rédigées par Relf Clark © 2008
Français: Hypérion

Die Canzona in d-Moll, BuxWV168 ist eine vierstimmige Fuge für Manuale allein, mit einem ersten Abschnitt (Takte 1–29) im 4/4-Takt und einem zweiten (Takte 30–65) im 3/4-Takt, der auf dem Thema des ersten beruht. Der dritte (Takt 66 bis Schluss) kehrt zum 4/4-Takt zurück und beruht auf einem neuen Thema, das mit seiner Umkehrung beantwortet wird.

aus dem Begleittext von Relf Clark © 2008
Deutsch: Renate Wendel

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