The Lord’s Prayer is the most universal prayer in Christendom,
prayed by believers of all denominations.
What would be more natural, then, than to bring together
several settings of this prayer on a CD with the
outstanding Salzburg Bach Choir?
The CD was recorded in a relatively modern
in the Salzkammergut (Salzburg Province,
Austria), equipped with wooden ceilings and walls on
the inside, resulting in very special acoustics. The recordings
were made in May. When the technical cuts
of the recordings were made in early autumn, it became
clear that soft birdsong, almost but not quite
unnoticeable, could be heard during the singing for
nearly the whole time. “We originally thought that we
would have to cut out the twittering, but then we decided
to leave it in”, says choir director Alois Glassner.
The reason is that the heavenly singers are part of this