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Track(s) taken from CDA67213/4

Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ, BWV722

between 1703 and 1717

Christopher Herrick (organ)
Recording details: May 1998
Stadtkirche, Zofingen, Switzerland
Produced by Paul Spicer
Engineered by Paul Niederberger
Release date: January 1999
Total duration: 1 minutes 35 seconds

Other recordings available for download

David Goode (organ) January 2018 Release


'This set marks a significant addition to the Christopher Herrick Bach archive and is a further manifestation of the happy collaboration between the artist and his excellent recording team' (Organists' Review)

'Hugely rewarding playing of the highest order' (The Scotsman)

'This disc is a 'must' for all who love this wonderful music' (Cathedral Music)
The chorale is given straight, but ornamented, with virtuosic episodes to link the lines of the chorale, the same treatment as other chorales on this disc such as ‘In dulci jubilo’, BWV729. This type of prelude allows for virtuosity, not only in the figurations but in the harmony. BWV722 is notable for the final cadence, extended with multiple chromaticisms, such that when the final (major) chord resolves, there is a great feeling of gladness.

from notes by George Parsons © 2017

Other albums featuring this work

Bach: The Complete Organ Works, Vol. 6
SIGCD806Download only 1 December 2017 Release
Bach: The Complete Organ Works
CDS44121/3616CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted
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