9 Sacred Songs [mid vce,pno]
36 pages | 23 x 30,5 cm | 153 g | ISMN: 979-0-004-18067-9 | Softcover
Here is an addition to every church musicians repertoire: "Nine sacred songs by Peter Cornelius on original poems in which he paraphrases the "Our Father in a very personal manner. The piano accompaniment is based on ancient liturgical melodies which Cornelius elaborated very imaginatively.
By arranging the piano part for organ, Klaus Uwe Ludwig seems to have been inspired by an observation made by Max Hasse in his 1922 biography of Cornelius: "The cycle will always resist an orchestral adaptation. The organ seems more accessible as an accompaniment.