[5:0] (a=426 Hz)
The prelude presents the chorale on a solo reed stop (SW Closed Horn 8') accompanied by a generally ascending triplet pattern (Great Claribel Flute
coupled to Pedal Bourdon 16'). A slight tug occurs when the duple and triple rhythms occur at the same time. The exquisite fugue is in three voices,
(GT Claribel 8' + Principal 4) with the chorale sounded slowly in the pedal (SW Closed Horn 8' coupled to PD Violoncello). Organ Silbermann
Midi File available.
St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Neutral Bay, Australia (1929) -
Samples by Nicholas Appleton
- Prelude and Fugue on O Traurigkeit
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- Chorale Text
Ist das nicht zu beklagen?
Gott des Vaters einig Kind
Wird ins Grab getragen.
O sorrow deep!
Who would not weep
with heartfelt pain and sighing!
God the Father's only Son
in the tomb is lying.
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