O Herre Gott, dein göttlich Wort
O Herre Gott, dein göttlich Wort was commissioned by Choir & Organ magazine for first performance in St Paul's Cathedral with the premiere given by Simon Johnson in the Cathedral on 4 December 2016.
The piece formed part of William Whitehead's now completed Orgelbüchlein Project which was a is a major international composition project to complete J S Bach’s Orgelbüchlein, with pieces written by composers from around the world, including Gabriel Jackson, Ēriks Ešenvalds and Tarik O’ Regan .
Choir & Organ Magazine
Simon Johnson, St Paul's Cathedral, 4 December 2016
'O Herre Gott, dein göttlich Wort' is a real journey from darkness to light, reflecting the narrative journey of the text, and Barnaby’s piece is well-conceived for the unique organ and acoustics of St Paul’s...
Simon Johnson | St Paul's Cathedral