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The Musical Offering BWV 1079, is a collection of contrapuntal pieces by J.S. Bach, based on a single musical theme by Frederick the Great. The particular occasion for this version by Helmut Bornefeld (1906 - 1990) for organ, violin and flute was the imminent dedication of the Schorndorf choir organ in 1975.
American Record Guide, November/December 2013
Bornefeld's other purpose in making his arrangement for this combination was a practical one: to make it possible to perform the work with very modest forces. The musicians here are excellent and well worth the investment as an interesting alternative.
Recording information: Stadtkirche Schorndorf (05/28/2012-05/31/2012).
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Works DetailsBach, Johann Sebastian : Musical Offering, BWV 1079
- Performers: Hannelore Hinderer (Organ); Sabine Kraut (Violin)
- Notes: Stadtkirche Schorndorf (05/28/2012-05/31/2012)
- Running Time: 49 min. 35 sec.
- Period Time: Baroque
- Written: 05/1747-07/1747