Episode #1146

Solid Gold(bergs)

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Sunday, November 20, 2011

This week’s Pipedreams is a collaborative offering of Bach’s famous and thought-provoking set of variations, plus other works in "G."

Program details:

J.S. BACH: Prelude in G, BWV 568 –Wolfgang Rübsam (1976 Flentrop/Duke University Chapel, Durham, NC) Naxos 8.553031

BACH: The Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 (begun):

…Aria and Variations 1-3 –Jean Guillou (1978 Kleuker/Église Notre-Dame-de-Neiges, L’Alpe d’Huez, France) Dorian DOR 90110

…Variations 4-6 –Käte van Tricht (1966 Vulpen/St. Peter Cathedral, Bremen, Germany) Dabringhaus und Grimm MDG 3386

…Variations 7-9 –Hansjörg Albrecht (2000 Mühleisen/Abbey Church, Bad Gandersheim, Germany) Oehms 625

…Variations 10-12 –Stephen Tharp (2006 Fritts/Cathedral of St. Joseph, Columbus, OH) JAV CD-172

…Variations 13-15 –Matt Curlee (1958 Flentrop/Adolphus Busch Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA) Pro Organo CD 7048

…Variation 16 (arranged by Middelschulte) –Jürgen Sonnentheil (1997 Woehl/St. Petrus Canisius Kirche, Friedrichshafen, Germany) cpo 777 215

BACH: Piece d’Orgue in G, BWV 572 –Wolfgang Rübsam (1987 Metzler/St. Michael’s Church, Eutin, Germany) Naxos 8.553150

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