"I particularly like the serene and vivid layout of the whole. It is so refreshing in comparison to the formlessness and turmoil that is currently common in organ music."

Albert Schweitzer on the Legend op. 29, 1910

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Two performances of Bunk's oratorio Groß ist Gottes Herrlichkeit with the Evangelischer Oratorienchor der Pfalz under the direction of LKMD Jochen Steuerwald will take place on 16 and 17 November in Zweibrücken and Speyer. The announcement text states: "Under the impression of the war experiences of the Second World War and as a reaction to the bombing of his home town of Rotterdam, ... Gerard Bunk ... began to compose a large oratorio in praise of God's creation based on words from the Old Testament. ... The threat to peace and creation is more relevant today than ever before. Therefore, in addition to the praise of creation, the performance should also be a sign for contemplation and reflection." Read more