Chorale Prelude and Fugue

J. S. Bach



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The Chorale Prelude BWV727, “Herzlich tut mich verlangen” (I do desire dearly) is a German hymn, with lyrics written in 1599 by Christoph Knoll, with a melody adapted from a secular love song  written around 1600 by Hans Leo Hassler. It is a prayer for a blessed death, beginning “Herzlich tut mich verlangen nach einem sel’gen” (I do desire dearly a blessed end).

The Fugue in G minor, BWV 578, (popularly known as the Little Fugue), is a piece of organ music written by Johann Sebastian Bach during his years at Arnstadt (1703–1707). It is one of Bach’s best known fugues and has been arranged for other voices, including an orchestral version by Leopold Stokowski.

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