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Track(s) taken from CDA67855

Erhalt uns, Herr, bei deinem Wort, BuxWV185

chorale prelude

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 3 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 Chorale Prelude on ‘Erhalt uns, Herr, bei deinem Wort’, BuxWV185 is among the simplest and most enchanting of Buxtehude’s works in this genre: the melody, embellished and given to the right hand, is accompanied by the left hand and pedals, and its second and subsequent lines are introduced by fugal expositions whose material anticipates them.

from notes by Relf Clark © 2011

Le Prélude-choral sur «Erhalt uns, Herr, bei deinem Wort» BuxWV185 est l’un des plus simples et des plus enchanteurs de Buxtehude: la mélodie, ornée et confiée à la main droite, est accompagnée par la main gauche et le pédalier; ses lignes subséquentes sont introduites par des expositions fuguées dont le matériau les anticipe.

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

Das Choralpräludium über „Erhalt uns, Herr, bei deinem Wort“, BuxWV185 zählt zu Buxtehudes einfachsten und bezauberndsten Werken dieses Genres: Die von der linken Hand gespielte verzierte Melodie wird von der rechten Hand und den Pedalen begleitet, und die zweite und alle nachfolgenden Zeilen werden von fugalen Expositionen eingeführt, deren Material ihnen vorausgeht.

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

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