War Games music

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War Games music

Postby TartanLioness » Sun May 12, 2013 6:39 pm

I'm working my way through the series chronologically -- what a treat! -- and one thing struck me tonight as I watched War Games.

Beck plays the organ in the church when Miss Pierce comes to talk to him, and I know I know the piece but I can't place it. It's German, but since it's classical organ music, well, that doesn't narrow it down much :eyeroll:

Anyone have any ideas?

Re: War Games music

Postby Lynnedean » Sun May 12, 2013 8:32 pm

It's Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - the last movement of Bach's cantata Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben.
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Re: War Games music

Postby TartanLioness » Mon May 13, 2013 9:33 am

Ah! Thanks ever so much! That would have been bugging me for weeks. I shall now go listen to it :biggrin:

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