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O Herre Gott, dein göttlich Wort
organ
2016

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 .

YEAR

2016

COMMISSIONER

Choir & Organ Magazine

DURATION

4 minutes

INSTRUMENTATION

organ

PREMIERE

Simon Johnson, St Paul's Cathedral,  4 December 2016

Quotation mark

'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

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