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Track(s) taken from CDA67139

Pedal-Exercitium, BWV598


Christopher Herrick (organ)
Recording details: April 1999
Pfarrkirche St Michael, Kaisten, Switzerland
Produced by Paul Spicer
Engineered by Paul Niederberger
Release date: July 1999
Total duration: 1 minutes 39 seconds


'This boldly presented recital … holds the listener from beginning to end' (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs)

'Herrick's technical mastery is stunningly apparent' (Contemporary Review)
The 33 bars of the Pedal-Exercitium, BWV598, test the skill of the performer in many areas of technique – changing patterns of alternate toe-pedalling, leaps, repeated notes and scale passages. It has been suggested that it could also have originated as a work for cello.

from notes by Stephen Westrop © 1999

Les trente-trois mesures du Pedal-Exercitium, BWV598 éprouvent le talent de l’interprète dans bien des domaines techniques changements de configuration de l’usage du pédalier, avec les pointes de pied alternées, sauts, notes répétées et passages en gammes. D’aucuns suggérèrent que cette œuvre aurait pu être, originellement, destinée au violoncelle.

extrait des notes rédigées par Stephen Westrop © 1999
Français: Hypérion

Die 33 Takte des Pedal-Exercitiums BWV 598 stellen das Können des Interpreten auf vielen spieltechnischen Gebieten auf die Probe – mit wechselnden Anordnungen alternierender Stummelpedaltöne, Sprüngen, wiederholten Noten und Tonleiterpassagen. Es wurde die Vermutung geäußert, daß es aus einem ursprünglich für Cello komponierten Werk hervorgegangen sein könnte.

aus dem Begleittext von Stephen Westrop © 1999
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller

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