“Valet will ich dir geben” (“I want to bid you farewell”) is a Lutheran hymn, written by Valerius Herberger in 1613. Herberger wrote the hymn in response to the plague in Fraustadt, as a hymn for the dying. Kittel wrote a short manualiter fugue on the first phrase of the hymn melody.

The recording was done the sampleset, made by Sonus Paradis, of the Transept organ in the Laurenskerk, Rotterdam.

pdf_iconKittel, Valet will ich dir geben


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