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Track(s) taken from CDA67263

Little Prelude and Fugue No 3 in E minor, BWV555

by J T Krebs ?

Christopher Herrick (organ)
Recording details: April 1999
Pfarrkirche St Michael, Kaisten, Switzerland
Produced by Paul Spicer
Engineered by Paul Niederberger
Release date: October 2000
Total duration: 3 minutes 21 seconds


'Superlatives all round for the last instalment in this exuberant, outstandingly played series … excellent documentation, superbly recorded sound, an enchanting instrument and, of course, outstanding playing. The freshness and joie de vivre that Herrick brings to all Bach’s music makes this cycle a winner' (Gramophone)

'This is a most rewarding recital, very highly recommended' (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs)
With its sequences and suspensions this prelude is an example of durezza style. The fugue, the longest in the group, has a very strong subject which furnishes rich material for development and demonstrates a sure grasp of the use of fugal devices, such as stretto and inversion.

from notes by Stephen Westrop © 2000

À travers ses progressions et ses retards, ce prélude illustre le style durezza. La fugue, la plus longue du corpus, recèle un très fort sujet, source d’un riche matériau pour le développement et preuve d’une ferme compréhension de l’usage des procédés fugués, telles la strette et l’inversion.

extrait des notes rédigées par Stephen Westrop © 2000
Français: Hypérion

Mit seinen Sequenzen und Vorhalten ist dieses Präludium ein Beispiel für den Durezza-Stil. Die Fuge, die längste der Gruppe, hat ein sehr starkes Subjekt, das reichlich Material zur Durchführung bietet und die sichere Beherrschung fugaler Kunstgriffe wie Engführung und Umkehrung demonstriert.

aus dem Begleittext von Stephen Westrop © 2000
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller

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