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Track(s) taken from CDA67421/2

Onse Vader in hemelrijk


Christopher Herrick (organ)
Recording details: August 2002
Norrfjärden Kyrka, Piteå, Sweden
Produced by Paul Spicer
Engineered by Simon Eadon
Release date: August 2003
Total duration: 3 minutes 49 seconds


'…this is really inspiring playing with some compelling insights into the structure of Sweelinck's often monumental pieces.' (Early Music Review)

'This set is obviously the outcome of a thorough, deeply pondered approach. It more then renders justice to Sweelinck's music by bringing out its variety, inventiveness and fanciful exuberance. Strongly recommended.' (Fanfare, USA)

'Herrick, who is up to all the technical demands made by the music, aptly uses early keyboard fingering, while his carefully chosen registrations … are a real treat for the ear' (Goldberg)
Onse Vader in hemelrijck has just two verses, although there is an incomplete third verse that has been omitted here. Both verses are in four parts throughout and, in the second verse, the tune is transposed down a fourth and appears in the alto part.

from notes by Stephen Westrop © 2003

Onse Vader in hemelrijck ne comprend que deux versets écrits à quatre voix, tandis qu’un troisième incomplet a été omis ici. Dans le second, la mélodie est transposée à la quarte inférieure et apparaît à la partie d’alto.

extrait des notes rédigées par Stephen Westrop © 2003
Français: Isabelle Battioni

Onse Vader in hemelrijk besteht nur aus zwei Strophen. Zwar gibt es eine unvollständige dritte Strophe, aber sie wurde auf dieser Einspielung weggelassen. Beide Strophen sind durchgängig vierstimmig und im zweiten Vers wird die Melodie eine Quarte nach unten transponiert und erscheint in der Altstimme.

aus dem Begleittext von Stephen Westrop © 2003
Deutsch: Elke Hockings

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