In their different ways, Bach’s eldest sons, Wilhelm Friedemann and Carl Philip Emmanuel, made interesting contributions to the repertoire. This week's episode offers a diverse sampling of their work.
Music played in the program
J.S. BACH: Toccata & Fugue in d, BWV 565 –Bert den Hertog (1743 Hinsz/Bovenkerk, Kampen, The Netherlands) D. E. Versluis 1013
WILHELM FRIEDEMANN BACH: Chorale-prelude, Jesu meine Freude; Fugue in D (manualiter) –Leo van Doeselaar (1828 Lohman/Reformed Church, Farmsum, The Netherlands) Etcetera 2003-1
W.F. BACH: Fugue in D (with pedal) –Leo van Doeselaar (1727 Müller/Jacobijnerkerk, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands) Etcetera 2003-2
C.P.E. BACH: Sonata No. 5 in a –Ulrike Theresia Wegele (1750 Gabler/Weingarten Abbey, Germany) Tacet 30
W.F. BACH: Chorale-prelude, Was mein Gott will; Fugue in a –Wolfgang Baumgratz (1798 Holzhay/Neresheim Abbey, Germany) Christophorus 77109
J.S. BACH: Toccata in E, BWV 566 –Hansjürgen Scholze (1755 Silbermann/HofKirche [Courtyard Church], Dresden, Germany) Querstand 0305