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Wenn wir in höchsten Nöthen sein, BWV 641 and Chorale (Hymn)

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Uploaded by: Agnus_Dei (03/17/15)
Composer: Bach, J. S.
Sample Producer: OrganART Media
Sample Set: Bosch - F.C. Schnitger Vollenhove
Software: Hauptwerk
Genre: Baroque
Description:
The highly coloratura prelude from the "Orgelbüchlein", with the right hand played upon the Holpijp 8, Fluit 4' & Sexquialter 2 Sterk of the Rugpositief; the left hand upon the Roerfluit 8 ' & Fluit 4' of the Hoofdwerk; and the Subbas 16', Prestant 8' & Holfluit 8' of the Pedaal.

The chorale, "Wenn wir in höchsten Nöthen sein" follows, the words written by Anne Steele (1716-1778), 1760 and the music from the "Genevan Psalter", 1547.

This is my 28th entry in the Lenten Hymn-of-the-Day project.

Enslaved by sin and bound in chains,
Beneath its dreadful tyrant sway,
And doomed to everlasting pains,
We wretched, guilty captives lay.

Nor gold nor gems could buy our peace,
Nor all the world's collected store
Suffice to purchase our release;
A thousand worlds were all too poor.

Jesus, the Lord, the mighty God,
An all-sufficient ransom paid,
O matchless price! His precious blood
For vile, rebellious traitors shed.

Jesus the Sacrifice became
To rescue guilty souls from hell;
The spotless, bleeding, dying Lamb
Beneath avenging Justice fell.

Amazing goodness! Love divine!
Oh, may our grateful hearts adore
The matchless grace nor yield to sin
Nor wear its cruel fetters more!
Performance: Live
Recorded in: Stereo
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