Episode #1212

Bach-O-Rama

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Sunday, March 25, 2012

With vibrant performances and exquisite instrumental sonorities, this week's Pipedreams delights in the work of history’s foremost composer for the pipe organ.

Program details:

J.S. BACH: Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C, BWV 564.
Toccata –Hector Olivera (2003 Ruffatti/Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Kansas City, MO) MPI 118.
Adagio –Jan Ernst (1871 Ladegast/Schweriner Dom, Schwerin, Germany) Domkantorei Schwerin 1977.
Fugue –Christoph Schoener (2002 Steinmeyer/Michelkirche, Hamburg, Germany) Organ 7240.

BACH: Fantasie in d, BWV 1001 –Martin Schmeding (1732 Silbermann/Evangelical Church, Crostau, Germany) ARS Production 38021.

BACH: Fugue in d, BWV 539/2 –Christian Skobowsky (1735 G. Silbermann/Petrikirche, Freiberg, Germany) Auris Subtilis 5032-2000.

BACH: Chorale, Sei Lob und Preis, from Cantata Number 51 –Frans Berglund, trumpet; Thilo Muster (1985 Ahrend/Jesuit Church, Porrentruy, Switzerland) Organ 7239.

BACH: Chorale-prelude, O Mensch, bewein dein Sünde gross, BWV 623 –Pierre Bardon (1775 Isnard/Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Sainte-Maximin la Sainte-Baume, France) Syriux 141436.

NAJI HAKIM: Bach’orama –Peter van de Velde (1891 Schyven/Cathedral of Our Lady, Antwerp, Belgium) Aeolus AE10661.

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