An extended, exuberant chorale prelude in three parts. The first part is a bright and lively treatment of the tune, somewhat reminiscent of In dir ist Freude from Bach's Orgelbuchlein. The second part is a pastorale, overflowing with joy. The third part is an extended fugue. The part writing is rigorous, yet still completely free and spontaneous. The whole thing is tied together by continually evolving material based on the first few notes of the hymn tune.
7 pages; duration ca. 4:30
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