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Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her, BWV701/700


Semiquavers run down like angels descending from heaven in the fughetta on Martin Luther’s hymn beginning with the words of the Christmas angel ‘From Heaven above to here I come’, whilst the fughetta that follows it grows into a fugue as it moves joyously in four- part counterpoint. This is an early work with successive lines of the chorale melody in the pedals delineating the sections.

from notes by Ian Carson © 1996

Sechzehntelnoten gleiten wie Engel vom Himmel in dieser Fugette von Martin Luthers Kirchenlied, das mit den Worten der Weihnacht beginnt, während die darauffolgende Fugette sich freudvoll in einen vierstimmigen Kontrapunkt bewegend zu einer Fuge entwickelt. Es ist eine frühe Arbeit, in der die Choralmelodie in den nachfolgenden Linien von den Pedaltönen, die die Passagen skizzieren, ausgedrückt wird.

aus dem Begleittext von Ian Carson © 1996
Deutsch: Ute Mansfeldt


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