Alongside the Chaconne for violin, the ten Chorale Preludes for organ are Busoni’s best-known piano transcriptions of works by J. S. Bach. Unlike the Chaconne, which Busoni envisaged for concert performance, he transcribed the Chorale Preludes in “chamber-music style”. A great deal of this organ/piano edition can also be played by advanced amateurs. We are publishing Busoni’s definitive version in the first modern Urtext edition with valuable fingering suggestions by Marc-André Hamelin. And what is more, in the appendix we are publishing an eleventh chorale prelude for the first time: Busoni’s transcription of “Aus tiefer Not”. With regard to performing its six-part setting, the composer himself spoke of an “extreme performance limit” – but why not judge for yourself!

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Chorale Preludes  

Come, God, Creator!피아노 7 상

Awake, the voice commands피아노 5 중

Now comes the gentiles‘ Saviour피아노 5 중

Rejoice, beloved Christians피아노 7 상

I call on Thee, Lord피아노 5 중

Lord God, Heaven’s gate unlock!피아노 7 상

Through Adam came our fall피아노 5 중

Through Adam came our fall피아노 4 중

In Thee is joy피아노 7 상

Jesus Christ, our Lord and saviour, who turn’dst from us the wrath of God피아노 6 중

Appendix: From deep affliction I cry out to you