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 - the premiere was given by Simon Johnson in the Cathedral on 4 December 2016. The piece formed part of William Whitehead's ongoing Orgelbüchlein Project which is a is a major international composition project to complete J S Bach’s Orgelbüchlein.
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