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Track(s) taken from CDA67071/2

Wir Christenleut, BWV710


Christopher Herrick (organ)
Recording details: April 1995
Jesuitenkirche, Lucerne, Switzerland
Produced by Paul Spicer
Engineered by Paul Niederberger
Release date: April 1996
Total duration: 2 minutes 1 seconds

Other recordings available for download

David Goode (organ) January 2018 Release


'Not only has Herrick found a simply ravishing Swiss organ which he uses with impeccable good taste, but the Hyperion team have come up with a top-notch recording. Once again they've given us a disc which combines consummate musical insight and technical mastery with sheer unalloyed listening pleasure' (Gramophone)

'Herrick has once again shown that his command of the Bach idiom is as total as any other contemporary organist's … An impressive addition to a milestone collection' (Classic CD)

'An indispensable collection and one I should not be happy to be without' (Organists' Review)

'Bach at his most tuneful and diverting and Herrick's style is particularly suited to them' (Soundscapes, Australia)
The chorale is Caspar Fugar’s Christmas hymn published in 1593, beginning ‘We Christians now have joy’. The chorale melody provides the pedal line of a trio texture, in which the manual figurations chase each other closely in elaborations of the chorale melody.

from notes by Ian Carson © 1996

Dieser Choral ist eine Weihnachtshymne von Caspar Fugar, die 1593 veröffentlicht wurde. Die Choralmelodie läßt das Orgelpedal eine Linie mit Trio-Struktur spielen, in welcher die manualen Figurationen einander in ihrem Erforschen der Choralmelodie dicht jagen.

aus dem Begleittext von Ian Carson © 1996
Deutsch: Ute Mansfeldt

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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