Prelude & Fugue

Johann Sebastian Bach

Prelude & Fugue in Eb major

BWV552 • “St. Anne”

About this work...

Johann Sebastian' Bach's Prelude and Fugue in E flat major, owes its nickname "St. Anne" to the close similarity between the theme of the fugue itself, and the eponymous hymn tune by William Croft (1678-1727), to which the words of Isaac Watts' great hymn "O God our help in ages past" is normally sung. There is, howeve... read more