Episode #1528

Surprise Bachs!

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Sunday, July 19, 2015

Bach at the keyboard Bach at the keyboard (N/A)

Whether in recently discovered scores, unusual arrangements or pieces forgotten in dark corners, the genius of Johann Sebastian Bach always delights.

Program playlist:

J.S. BACH: Prelude in G, S. 568; Fugue in G, S. 576 –Stanislas Deriemaeker (1993 Metzler/Cathedral of Our Lady, Antwerp, Belgium)Unda Maris UM-20441.

J.S. BACH: Fantasy in g, S. 542; Largo, from Violin Concerto in g, S. 1056 –Raphaël Imbert, saxophone; Michel Péres, bass; Jean-Luc Di Fraya, percussion; André Rossi (2006 Daldosso/Église Saint-André, Bouc Bel Air, France) Zig Zag Territories 080101.

J.S. BACH: Minuet in G, from Anna Magdalena Notebook; Gavotte, from French Suite in G, S. 816 –Lisa Rydberg, fiddle; Gunnar Idenstam, harmonium. Gazell CD-1092.

J.S. BACH: Little Prelude & Fugue in g, S. 558 –Harald Vogel (1976 Brombaugh/Central Lutheran, Eugene, OR) Loft LRCD-1009.

J.S. BACH: Chorale-fantasy, Wo gott der Herr nicht bei uns halt, S. 1128, premiere –Martin Haselböck (1984 Alexander Schuke/Marktkirche, Halle, Germany) Pipedreams Archive recorded June 10, 2008.

J.S. BACH: 3 Chorale-preludes: Christus, de runs selig macht, S. 747; Herr Christ, der einig Gottes Sohn, BWV Anh II 55; O Herre Gott, dein göttlich Wort, S. 757 –Gerhard Weinberger (1755 Silbermann/Hofkirche, Dresden, Germany) cpo 777 164.

Watch: Paul Jacobs, chair of the organ department at The Juilliard School, discusses Bach and the pipe organ.

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