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Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele, BWV 654

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Uploaded by: Agnus_Dei (02/23/18)
Composer: Bach, J. S.
Sample Producer: Voxus Virtual Organs
Sample Set: Stahlhuth/Jann - Dudelange
Software: Hauptwerk IV
Genre: Baroque
This work needs no introduction or explanation.

When reviewing Mendelssohn's organ recital of Bach's music at the Thomaskirche in 1840, Robert Schumann wrote he recalled Mendelssohn saying: 'around the cantus firmus hung winding wreaths of golden leaves from within which such blissfulness breathed that, if life was bereft of all hope and faith, this one piece would restore them ...'

The registration used is:

Cantus firmus - Positif: Lieblichgedackt 8, ’Quintatön 8’, Flauttraverso 4’, Nasard 2 2/3’, Piccolo 2’,Tierce 1 3/5’, Tremolo

Accomp. - Grand Orgue: Rohrflöte 8’ coupled to Récit: Zartgedackt 8', Rohrflöte 4’

Pedal: Subbass 16', Bordun 16’, Gedacktbass 8’ coupled to Récit
Performance: Live
Recorded in: Stereo
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