Episode #1627

Celebrating Bach

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Sunday, July 10, 2016

Bach Portrait by Elias Gottlob Hausmann in 1748 Bach Portrait by Elias Gottlob Hausmann in 1748 (Bach Archive in Leipzig)

"The music of Johann Sebastian Bach appeals equally to the intellect and the heart," says host Michael Barone, who presents a selection of the composer's best known works in this episode. Tune in at 11 pm on Sunday to hear a some of Bach's most famous interpreters on the organ playing the composer's works, as well as transcriptions, arrangements and take-offs of his music.

Program Playlist:

J.S. Bach: Toccata in C, BWV 564
Pascale Rouet (1997 König/Basilique Notre-Dame d’Espérance, Charleville-Mézières, France)

J.S. Bach: Selections from Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1 
Prelude & Fugue in C, BWV 847; Prelude & Fugue in C sharp, BWV 848; Prelude in B flat, BWV 866; Prelude in B flat, BWV 867; Fugue in D, BWV 850 
Timothy Albrecht (2005 Jaeckel/Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center, Emory University, Atlanta, Ga)

J.S. Bach: Two Orgelbüchlein Chorale-preludes
"Erschienen ist der herrlich’ Tag" BWV 629; "O Mensch, bewein" BWV 622
Albert Schweitzer (1718 Silbermann; 1952 Mühleisen/Église Saint Aurelie, Strasbourg, France)

Theo Flury: Hommage a J. S. Bach 
Brass Power Schweiz and Theo Flury (2995 Mathis/Einsiedeln Cloister, Switzerland)

Comments [1]

KEITH CHARLES EDWARDS from Brooklyn, New York

A late Sun. nite supper of turkey, salsa, sprouted bread, hummus, a cup of tea with Bach thrown in for good measure. Food for the Episcopalian soul! Deo Gracias.

Jul. 10 2016 11:19 PM

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