Haunting setting of a Christmas chorale from the Little Organ Book (Das Orgelbüchlein) or Liturgical Year, cheerily preceded by the Chorale on which
the Prelude is based. Registration:
Chorale Manual Holpyp 8' + Octaaf 2', Pedal Prestant 8' + Fluit 4';
Prelude Manual Prestant 8', Pedal Holpyp 8' + Fluit 4. Organ-Silbermann Temperament
Midi File available.
The organ in the church of Krewerd in the province of Groningen Holland (1531) -
Samples by Hauptwerk.nl
- Puer natus in Bethlehem, BWV 603
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- Chorale Text
Puer Natus in Bethlehem,
Unde gaudeat Jerusalem. Alleluja! Alleluja!
A Child is born in Bethlehem,
Exult for joy, Jerusalem! Alleluia! Alleluia!
--Tr. H. M. MacGill
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