About this title: The chorale preludes for organ collected on this CD were among Bach's final compositions. Stradivarius has prefaced each prelude, or group of preludes, with the composer's choral harmonization of the tune on which the prelude is based. Concentus Vocalis, conducted by P. Urban Stillhardt, sings the chorales with elegance and purity. Organist Claudio Astronio, playing an instrument built in 2002 by Léon Verschuren, gives each of the chorale preludes a distinctive character. His playing is supple and fluid, giving the music ...
Tracks on this album
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