Bach Looks Back

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During his later Leipzig years, J.S. Bach revised and prepared a diverse collection of chorale preludes that were his final testament in this format.

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J. S. BACH: Fantasia, Komm heiliger Geist, BWV 651 –Ulrich Böhme (2000 Woehl/St. Thomas Church, Leipzig) Rondeau 6050/51.

J. S. BACH: An Wasserflüssen Babylon, BWV 653 –Ewald Kooiman (1778 J-A Silbermann/Protestant Church, Bouxwiller) Aeolus 10841.

J. S. BACH: Herr Jesu Christ, dch zu uns wend', BWV 655 –Lionel Rogg (1768 J-A Silbermann/Arlesheim Cathedral) Harmonia Mundi 290778.

J. S. BACH: O Lamm Gottes, unschuldig, BWV 656 –Gerhard Weinberger (1735 G. Silbermann/St. Petri Church, Freiberg) cpo 999 664.

J. S. BACH: Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele, BWV 654 –Joan Lippincott (1976 Flentrop/Duke University Chapel, Durham, NC) Gothic 49099.

J. S. BACH: Nun danket alle Gott, BWV 657 –Helmut Walcha (1780 J-A Silbermann-1950 Muhleisen/St. Pierre-le-Jeune, Strasbourg) Archiv 419 904-10.

J. S. BACH: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (3 settings) –Bernard Foccroulle BWV 659 (1714 G. Silbermann/Freiberg Cathedral) Ricercar212; Jacques van Oortmerssen, BWV 660 (1734 Müller/Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam) Challenge Classics 72096; Walter Kraft, BWV 661 (1782 Stumm/Amorbach Abbey) Musical Concepts 191-11.