No.3 An Wasserflüssen Babylon

Johann Sebastian Bach

No.3 An Wasserflüssen Babylon

BWV653b • “Variant of BWV653”

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During his Weimar years, Bach played an improvisation on the chorale theme to An Wasserflüssen Babylon (By the Waters of Babylon) for composer and mentor Johann Adam Reincken, who was also organist either in actuality or in a titular capacity at St. Catherine's in Hamburg for nearly 70 years (!), until his death at age... read more