J.S. Bach

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Main Performer
or Conductor:
Simon Preston
Individual Works:Entire works of Orgel-Büchlein, BWV599-644
Record Label:Deutsche Grammophon
Catalog Number:431 81602
Year Released/Recorded:1989
Total Playing Time:74:16
Comments:Recorded at the Soro Abbey in Denmark. This is an interesting collection of 45 chorale preludes that make up Orgelbuchlein - Little Organ Book. To quote the original title-page:

"Little Organ Book, wherein the incipient organist is given instruction in the various ways of working out a chorale, and also practice in the use of the pedals, which are treated in the chorales therein as entirely obbligato."

Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Sam Etler
Date First Submitted:12/24/1995