Canonical Variations on: Vom Himmel hoch da komm' ich her

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Johann Sebastian Bach

Canonical Variations on: Vom Himmel hoch da komm' ich her

BWV769

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A canon is a composition based on a tune that starts in one voice and then is picked up in turn by other voices; a simple example is "Row, Row, Row your Boat." The simple melody "Vom Himmel hoch" (From Heaven on High) is an Advent hymn in the Lutheran church calendar. In representation of God's manifestation of Himself... read more

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