Komm, heiliger Geist, Herre Gott

Dietrich Buxtehude

Komm, heiliger Geist, Herre Gott in F Major

BuxWV. 200

About this work...

The chorale melody set in these two preludes has its roots in the Gregorian chant repertoire. It is a German version of the Veni Sancte Spiritus chant. The chorale would have been sung at Pentecost. The text of the first verse reads as follows, "Come Holy Ghost, Lord God, fill with your good mercy the hearts, souls, an... read more