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Werde munter, mein Gemüte, BWV1118

composer
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

Recordings

Bach: The Complete Organ Works, Vol. 5
SIGCD805Download only 27 October 2017 Release
Bach: Neumeister Chorales
CDA67215Archive Service
Bach: The Complete Organ Works
CDS44121/3616CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted

Details

Track 14 on SIGCD805 CD2 [2'12] Download only 27 October 2017 Release
Track 34 on CDA67215 [1'53] Archive Service
Track 34 on CDS44121/36 CD15 [1'53] 16CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted

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