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Wir glauben all an einen Gott, BWV680

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1739; Clavier-Übung III, Liepzig

 
This is Luther’s version of the Nicene Creed, the melody, published with the text in 1524, is based on the Gregorian Credo IV. This is treated fugally in the manuals, while the pedal repeats in various keys a striding figure, rising in thirds, which has been seen as representing ‘the struggle of faith’.

from notes by Emma Cleobury © 2016

Recordings

Bach: The Clavierübung Chorales & other great chorales
CDA67213/42CDs Archive Service
The King of Instruments
Studio Master: KGS0020Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Bach: The Complete Organ Works
CDS44121/3616CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted

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Track 7 on CDA67213/4 CD1 [3'24] 2CDs Archive Service
Track 2 on KGS0020 [3'33] Download only
Track 7 on CDS44121/36 CD12 [3'24] 16CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted

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