Nun komm der Heiden Heiland

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Johann Sebastian Bach
Originally a chorale written by Martin Luther, founder of Lutheranism, Bach transforms "Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland" from a church hymn to a cantata masterpiece. Now don't get me wrong, Luther's original piece was integral in making tonal harmony standard among composers of his day (basically bringing western music out of the dark ages), but Bach's version takes it to another level. Read more...