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O Mensch, bewein' dein' Sünde gross, BWV622

composer
circa 1713/7; Weimar; Orgelbüchlein

 
O Mensch, bewein is one of Bach’s most famous chorale preludes; he uses the same melody in the closing chorus at the end of the first part of the St Matthew Passion. Here he presents a highly ornamented version of the melody above a relatively simple harmonisation, with an extraordinary chromatic twist in the final cadence. The text is by Sebald Heyden (1525) and the melody, from the same year, by Matthias Greitter.

from notes by Emma Cleobury © 2016

Recordings

Bach: The Complete Organ Works, Vol. 12
Studio Master: SIGCD812Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Hyperion sampler - November 2019 Vol. 1
FREE DOWNLOADHYP201911ADownload-only sampler
Bach Arrangements
CDA67309
Bach: Organ Music
Studio Master: SIGCD261Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Bach: Orgelbüchlein
CDA66756Archive Service
Bach: Piano Transcriptions, Vol. 7 - Max Reger
CDA676832CDs for the price of 1 — Archive Service
Bach: Piano Transcriptions, Vol. 9 - A Bach Book for Harriet Cohen
CDA67767
The King of Instruments
Studio Master: KGS0020Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Bach: The Complete Organ Works
CDS44121/3616CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted

Details

Track 12 on HYP201911A [4'56] Download-only sampler
Track 24 on SIGCD812 [4'56] Download only
Track 27 on CDA66756 [5'27] Archive Service
Track 13 on CDA67309 [5'24]
Track 3 on CDA67683 CD1 [6'26] 2CDs for the price of 1 — Archive Service
Track 11 on CDA67767 [5'32]
Track 12 on KGS0020 [5'13] Download only
Track 13 on SIGCD261 [5'31] Download only
Track 27 on CDS44121/36 CD9 [5'27] 16CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD812 track 24

Artists
ISRC
GB-LLH-19-81224
Duration
4'56
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. Hyperion sampler - November 2019 Vol. 1 (HYP201911A)
    Disc 1 Track 12
    Release date: November 2019
    Download-only sampler
  2. Bach: The Complete Organ Works, Vol. 12 (SIGCD812)
    Disc 1 Track 24
    Release date: October 2019
    Download only
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