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Jesu, meine Freude, BWV610

circa 1713/7; Weimar; Orgelbüchlein

This is a melancholy setting, the affect projected by chromatic writing in a modal C minor and a ‘Largo’ marking . Two motifs dominate—the opening anapaest (short-short-long), and the pedal four semiquavers-after-a-rest. The affect of the setting links to its text, expressing ‘fervent longing’ (Spitta), the 1653 Epiphany text speaking of the believer’s desire for Christ.

from notes by George Parsons © 2019


Bach: Orgelbüchlein
CDA66756Archive Service
Bach: The Complete Organ Works, Vol. 12
Studio Master: SIGCD812Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Bach: The Complete Organ Works
CDS44121/3616CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted


Track 10 on CDA66756 [2'16] Archive Service
Track 12 on SIGCD812 [2'23] Download only
Track 10 on CDS44121/36 CD9 [2'16] 16CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD812 track 12

Recording date
9 April 2016
Recording venue
Trinity College Chapel, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Matthew O'Donovan
Recording engineer
Mike Hatch & Michael Gerrard
Hyperion usage
  1. Bach: The Complete Organ Works, Vol. 12 (SIGCD812)
    Disc 1 Track 12
    Release date: October 2019
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