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Eighteen Chorale Preludes No.4 BWV 654 “Schmucke dich, o libe Seele” (Quartet)

7 min.

composed by Bach, J. S.

When an organ-concert was held in Thomas Church, Leipzig, in 1840, this music was critically acclaimed by Robert Schumann. He quoted Mendelssohn’s words, “if life had robbed me of all hope and faith, one chorale; BWV654 would restore them again.”

Score & part notes