"O Jesulein süß, o Jesulein mild,
dein‘s Vaters Will‘n hast du erfüllt.
Bist kommen aus dem Himmelreich,
uns armen Menschen worden gleich,
o Jesulein süß, o Jesulein mild."
I played this charming chorale trio movement with an intime 4' registration: the famous christmas lullaby melody appears as a discant in the pedal, the left hand presents the bass line, the right hand plays an agile and dancing counterpoint.
Original piece title: "O Heiliger Geist"
Melody and text appeared in the Leipzig 'Schemelli Hymnbook' in 1736. The tune appeared in Cologne 1623; the lyricist is unknown.
Gaël Liardon (1973-2018) was a versatile Swiss musician, composer, organist,
piano player, singer and songwriter, teacher, improviser, theorist, researcher, organizer of concerts and cultural events. He loved discovery and was interested in many musical styles‘.
(Benjamin Righetti, Lausanne).
His beautiful organ works are characterized by stylistic purity, clear voice guidance and musical simplicity.
Free score-download: https://gaelliardon.ch/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/O_heiliger_Geist_o_heiliger_Gott_-_trio.pdf