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Track(s) taken from CDA67855

Herr Christ, der einig Gottes Sohn, BuxWV191

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: 3 minutes 33 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 ‘Herr Christ, der einig Gottes Sohn’, BuxWV191 adheres to the basic formula of ornamented melody (right hand) and accompaniment (left hand and pedals), but the Advent melody is embellished to such an extent that we seem at times to be listening to a free extemporization.

from notes by Relf Clark © 2011

Le Prélude-choral sur «Herr Christ, der einig Gottes Sohn» BuxWV191 adopte la formule basique de la mélodie ornée (main droite) avec accompagnement (main gauche et pédalier), mais la mélodie de l’Avent y est si fioriturée qu’on a parfois l’impression d’entendre une improvisation libre.

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

Das Choralpräludium über „Herr Christ, der einig Gottes Sohn“, BuxWV191 bleibt bei der Grundformel der verzierten Melodie in der rechten Hand und der Begleitung in der linken Hand und den Pedalen, doch die Adventsmelodie ist so reich verziert, dass sie wie freie Improvisation klingt.

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

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