Organist Jean Claude Zehnder plays works from throughout Bach's life to demonstrate the newly restored Hildebrandt organ (which Bach had a hand in building) at the Wenzelkirche in Naumburg, Germany. Hear the largest and one of the most important "Bach" organs as it may have sounded in Bach's lifetime.
Compare this recording to one made before the instrument was restored. Click here
to hear Jean Claude Zehnder play the same works from the Art of Fugue and the organ prelude Allein zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ
, along with other Bach works before the most recent restoration.
Toccata D-Dur (BWV 912a)
Ten partitas on "Ach, was soll ich Sünder machen
" (BWV 770)
Präludium und Fuga A-Dur
Drei frühe Orgelchoräle (Three early organ chorales):
"Gott durch deine Güte"
"Ach Gott und Herr"
"Allein zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ"
From the Musicalischen Opfer (BWV 1079):
Ricercar a 6
"Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her" (BWV 769a)
Canon all' Ottava
Canon alla Quinta
Canto fermo in Canone
Canon alla Settima
Canon per augmentationem
From Kunst der Fuge (BWV 1080)
Contapunctus 6 (in Style francese)