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Track(s) taken from CDA67855

Canzona in E minor, BuxWV169


Christopher Herrick (organ)
Recording details: April 2010
St-Louis-en-l'Île, Paris, France
Produced by Paul Spicer
Engineered by Simon Eadon & Will Brown
Release date: March 2011
Total duration: 2 minutes 44 seconds

Cover artwork: A Church Interior by Anthonie de Lorme (1610-1673)
Johnny van Haeften Gallery, London / Bridgeman Art Library, London


'The Praeludium in F sharp minor brings the disc to an arresting conclusion. The performance is exhilarating and Herrick judges the pacing to perfect dramatic ends while also having the opportunity to show off his brilliantly agile pedal technique … this recording, along with its two predecessors in the series, is a first-rate addition to the catalogue. On this evidence, Herrick's next release should be eagerly awaited' (International Record Review)
The Canzona in E minor, BuxWV169 is a sober, four-voice fugue. At bar 19 begins a passage in which the voices enter in quick succession (‘stretto’) and on the upbeat to bar 28 a second subject is announced and followed a bar later by the first: this final section is therefore a kind of double fugue.

from notes by Relf Clark © 2011

La Canzona et mi mineur BuxWV169 est une sobre fugue à quatre voix. La mesure 19 inaugure un passage où les voix entrent en une succession rapide («stretto») tandis qu’un second sujet est annoncé sur l’anacrouse de la mesure 28 suivi, une mesure plus tard, par le premier, ce qui fait que cette section s’apparente à une double fugue.

extrait des notes rédigées par Relf Clark © 2011
Français: Hypérion

Den Kontrast dazu bietet die Canzona in e-Moll, BuxWV169, eine nüchterne, vierstimmige Fuge. Mit Takt 19 beginnt eine Passage, in der die Stimmen in schnellem Galopp (stretto, zum Schluss drängend) einsetzen, und mit dem Auftakt zu Takt 28 wird ein zweites Thema angekündigt, dem einen Takt später das erste folgt, so dass sich dieser abschließende Abschnitt als Doppelfuge erweist.

aus dem Begleittext von Relf Clark © 2011
Deutsch: Henning Weber

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