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Bach: Organ Works / Helmut Walcha


Release Date: 04/14/1998 
Label:  Archiv Produktion (Dg)   Catalog #: 457704   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Helmut Walcha
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"...Walcha's...carefully calculated interpretations create a genuine sense of organic unity and a deeply musical sense of line and phrase, which gains from felicitous registration using highly suitable organs, splendidly recorded." -- The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs & DVDs "...Walcha's...carefully calculated interpretations create a genuine sense of organic unity and a deeply musical sense of line and phrase, which gains from felicitous registration using highly suitable organs, splendidly recorded." -- The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs & DVDs Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Trio Sonata for Organ no 1 in E flat major, BWV 525 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Helmut Walcha (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1727; Leipzig, Germany 
Venue:  St. Laurens Church, Alkmaar, Netherlands 
2.
Partite sopra Sei gegrüsset, Jesu gütig, BWV 768 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Helmut Walcha (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1700; Germany 
Venue:  St. Laurens Church, Alkmaar, Netherlands 
3.
Chorale Preludes (6) BWV 645-650 "Schübler": no 1, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Helmut Walcha (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1748-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Venue:  St. Laurens Church, Alkmaar, Netherlands 
4.
Chorale Preludes (6) BWV 645-650 "Schübler": no 2, Wo soll ich fliehen hin?, BWV 646 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Helmut Walcha (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1748-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Venue:  St. Laurens Church, Alkmaar, Netherlands 
5.
Chorale Preludes (6) BWV 645-650 "Schübler": no 3, Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten, BWV 647 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Helmut Walcha (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1748-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Venue:  St. Laurens Church, Alkmaar, Netherlands 
6.
Chorale Preludes (6) BWV 645-650 "Schübler": no 4, Meine Seele erhebet den Herren, BWV 648 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Helmut Walcha (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1748-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Venue:  St. Laurens Church, Alkmaar, Netherlands 
7.
Chorale Preludes (6) BWV 645-650 "Schübler": no 5, Ach bleib' bei uns, BWV 649 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Helmut Walcha (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1748-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Venue:  St. Laurens Church, Alkmaar, Netherlands 
8.
Chorale Preludes (6) BWV 645-650 "Schübler": no 6, Kommst du nun, Jesu, BWV 650 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Helmut Walcha (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1748-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Venue:  St. Laurens Church, Alkmaar, Netherlands 
9.
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Helmut Walcha (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Germany 
Venue:  St. Laurens Church, Alkmaar, Netherlands 
10.
Prelude and Fugue in E flat major, BWV 552 "St Anne" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Helmut Walcha (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1739; Leipzig, Germany 
Venue:  St. Laurens Church, Alkmaar, Netherlands 

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