New Music week 31: HERZLICH TUT MICH VERLANGEN

52 in 52For Passion/Palm Sunday, here is a setting of the German chorale HERZLICH TUT MICH VERLANGEN (“O Sacred Head, Now Wounded“). This could be played on either piano or organ. Bach uses the chorale throughout his St. Matthew Passion, each time with a different harmonization. You can hear those four settings here:

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