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Du Friedefürst, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV1102

Neumeister manuscript

This prelude is written as a pair, the first half of which is a bicinium: an attractive and lively two-part setting, with fragmented ornamented solo line above continuous bass line. There is lively rhythmic interest throughout, especially in the second half, which is an ‘Allegro’ consisting of luthé broken chord patterns, rather like music written for harpsichord, with the chorale melody now disguised.

from notes by George Parsons © 2017


Bach: Neumeister Chorales
CDA67215Archive Service
Bach: The Complete Organ Works, Vol. 5
Studio Master: SIGCD805Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Bach: The Complete Organ Works
CDS44121/3616CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted


Track 18 on CDA67215 [2'50] Archive Service
Track 26 on SIGCD805 CD1 [2'43] Download only
Track 18 on CDS44121/36 CD15 [2'50] 16CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted

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