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Werde munter, mein Gemüte, BWV1118

Neumeister manuscript

BWV1118 is set with the chorale accompanied by broken chord figurations and, like other Neumeister chorales, features a change of metre—the standard duple time (4/4) broken up with a section in compound time (12/8). The text concerns a prayer for God’s protection, and the first line of text highlights the ‘cheerful’ (‘munter’) affect of the setting that can be heard in the running semiquavers throughout.

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 34 on CDA67215 [1'53] Archive Service
Track 14 on SIGCD805 CD2 [2'12] Download only
Track 34 on CDS44121/36 CD15 [1'53] 16CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted

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