Perhaps this one’s a little too funereal…maybe don’t listen to this over breakfast or after listening to the news. But, hey, it’s Lent afterall. 🙂
This piece is another example of J.S. Bach manualiter, or organ pieces for manuals only.
The English title is Whoever lets only the dear God reign. There’s a cantata centered around the same hymn. Click HERE to see all the words of that cantata. Maybe you’ll be inspired to track down some Bach cantatas on YouTube. They’re great stuff. Fun to perform and a real pleasure to listen to.
Click the player below to hear me playing it in this morning’s wee hours. Good thing I’m using headphones while I played this. The neighbors might think Bela Lugosi moved in.