24 Variations on a Bach Chorale (duration: ca. 24 minutes)
Composer Hersch writes: "The original chorale melody is by Hans leo Hassler (1562-1612), but was borrowed several times by J.S. Bach, most famously as 'O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden' in his "St. Matthew's Passion'." The melody is also known as "The Peace Chorale (Because All Men Are Brothers) with lyrics by Tom Glazer, recorded by both the Weavers and Peter, Paul and Mary.