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Wenn dich Unglück tut greifen an, BWV1104

Neumeister manuscript

This prelude is harmonically ambiguous, a modal setting, with the key unclear at the start, yet full of rhythmic and harmonic interest. Each phrase of the chorale is treated consecutively, with each successive phrase providing material for the lower three parts of counterpoint. The affect is melancholic, reflecting the text of the chorale: the faithfulness of God toward the troubled and suffering believer.

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 20 on CDA67215 [1'41] Archive Service
Track 29 on SIGCD805 CD1 [1'46] Download only
Track 20 on CDS44121/36 CD15 [1'41] 16CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted

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