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Track(s) taken from CDA67855

Es ist das Heil uns kommen her, BuxWV186

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 30 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 ‘Es ist das Heil uns kommen her’, BuxWV186 begins in a sedate manner, but the ornamentation of the melody becomes exceedingly florid. J S Bach is anticipated, though, by the long-held note in the final bars, where the dignified winding-down is perhaps expressive of the idea of salvation in Christ.

from notes by Relf Clark © 2011

Le Prélude-choral sur «Es ist das Heil uns kommen her» BuxWV186 démarre posément, mais l’ornementation de la mélodie devient de plus en plus fleurie. J. S. Bach est cependant préfiguré dans la note tenue des dernières mesures, où la détente dignifiée exprime peut-être l’idée du salut dans le Christ.

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

Das Choralpräludium über „Es ist das Heil uns kommen her“, BuxWV186 beginnt ruhig, doch die Verzierung der Melodie entwickelt sich ungemein blumig. Bach wird jedoch vorweggenommen mit der lange ausgehaltenen Note in den letzten Takten, wo die würdevolle Beruhigung den Gedanken der Erlösung durch Christus ausdrücken soll.

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

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