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Track(s) taken from CDA67876

Gott der Vater wohn uns bei, BuxWV190

chorale prelude

Christopher Herrick (organ)
Recording details: January 2011
Trinity College Chapel, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Produced by Paul Spicer & Simon Eadon
Engineered by Dave Rowell & Simon Eadon
Release date: September 2011
Total duration: 3 minutes 9 seconds

Cover artwork: Interior of a Gothic Church (1787) by Johann Ludwig Ernst Morgenstern (1738-1819)
Schlossmuseum, Scholl Friedenstein, Gotha, Germany / Bridgeman Art Library, London


'Christopher Herrick's performances in this series have breathed musical life into the rich repertoire of organ music by Buxtehude and this release is no exception. The expressive and thoughtful interpretations of the repertoire presented on this disc make it a worthwhile addition to any collection' (International Record Review)

'Christopher Herrick clocks up another memorable recording. His terrifically nimble-fingered and fleet-footed playing betrays no sign of someone soon to be entering his eighth decade! There is surely nothing to be said against another complete set of Buxtehude's organ works when the music is this good or performed this well. The technical sound quality and chapel acoustics are very good, and the Trinity College organ —Metzler-built, like those in Herrick's celebrated complete Bach organ cycle, and dating back only as far as 1976, though incorporating seven ranks from Trinity predecessors from 1694 and 1708—sounds superb. Not particularly authentic but Buxtehude himself would almost certainly have enjoyed its breadth and power. As usual with Hyperion, the trilingual CD booklet gives excellent information on the music, track by track, not to mention a full description of the organ, including registrations for each of the pieces' (MusicWeb International)
The Chorale Prelude on ‘Gott der Vater wohn uns bei’, BuxWV190, has the melody in the uppermost voice, embellished in the usual way and played on a separate manual, but as in ‘Nun lob, mein Seel, den Herren’ the pedals have the melody, too, and anticipate the right-hand entries in a dignified, unadorned manner.

from notes by Relf Clark © 2011

Le Prélude-choral sur «Gott der Vater wohn uns bei» BuxWV190 présente la mélodie à la voix supérieure, avec l’ornementation habituelle et sur un manuel séparé, même si, comme dans «Nun lob, mein Seel, den Herren», les pédales reçoivent aussi la mélodie et anticipent les entrées à la main droite, avec dignité et dépouillement.

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

Das Choralvorspiel „Gott der Vater wohn uns bei“, BuxWV190 hat die Melodie in der obersten Stimme, die in der üblichen Weise verziert und auf einem separaten Manual gespielt wird, doch wie in „Nun lob, mein Seel, den Herren“ erklingt auch in der Pedalstimme eine Melodie und die Einsätze der rechten Hand werden auf eine würdevolle und schlichte Art und Weise antizipiert.

aus dem Begleittext von Relf Clark © 2011
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel

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