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Track(s) taken from CDA67876

In dulci iubilo, BuxWV197

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: 1 minutes 31 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)
In the Chorale Prelude on ‘In dulci iubilo’, BuxWV197, the well-known melody is played on a separate manual by the right hand, and its embellishment, its excursions into the higher regions of the keyboard, and the delicate stops used in this performance all convey the joyful spirit of Christmas.

from notes by Relf Clark © 2011

Dans le Prélude-choral sur «In dulci iubilo» BuxWV197, la célèbre mélodie est jouée sur un manuel séparé, à la main droite; son ornementation, ses incursions dans le haut du clavier et les subtiles registres utilisés ici, tout cela véhicule l’enjouement de Noël.

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

Im Choralvorspiel „In dulci iubilo“, BuxWV197, wird die berühmte Melodie auf einem separaten Manual von der rechten Hand gespielt. Die Verzierungen, die Ausflüge in höhere Regionen der Tastatur und die sanfte Registrierung, die für diese Aufnahme verwendet wurde, bringen alle die freudenreiche Weihnachtsstimmung zum Ausdruck.

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

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