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Track(s) taken from CDA67139

O Vater, allmächtiger Gott, BWV758

doubtful attribution

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: 3 minutes 36 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 chorale O Vater, allmächtiger Gott, BWV758, is based on a plainsong Kyrie. In the first three verses of this four-verse partita, the cantus firmus is clearly audible in the top part above progressively more lively figuration. In the final section it forms the bass of a trio-sonata texture.

from notes by Stephen Westrop © 1999

Le choral O Vater, allmächtiger Gott, BWV758 repose sur un Kyrie grégorien. Les trois premières des quatre strophes de cette partita possèdent un cantus firmus clairement audible, à la partie supérieure, au-dessus d’une figuration de plus en plus animée. Dans la section finale, il forme la basse d’une texture de sonate en trio.

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

Der Choral O Vater, allmächtiger Gott BWV 758 beruht auf einem choraliter geführten Kyrie. In den ersten drei Strophen der vierteiligen Partita ist der Cantus firmus eindeutig in der Oberstimme über zunehmend lebhafter Figuration zu erkennen. Im Schlußteil bildet er den Baß der Triosonatenstruktur.

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

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