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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[Johann Sebastian Bach][decorative stamp]
Johann Sebastian Bach

[2005 Jaeckel organ at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia][decorative stamp]
2005 Jaeckel organ at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

[1743 Hinsz organ at the Bovenkerk, Kampen, The Netherlands][decorative stamp]
1743 Hinsz organ at the Bovenkerk, Kampen, The Netherlands

[1725 F.C. Schnitger organ at Sint Laurenskerk, Alkmaar, The Netherlands][decorative stamp]
1725 F.C. Schnitger organ at Sint Laurenskerk, Alkmaar, The Netherlands

[1718 Silbermann; 1952 Muhleisen organ at Eglise protestante Sainte-Aurelie, Strasbourg, France][decorative stamp]
1718 Silbermann; 1952 Mühleisen organ at Église protestante Sainte-Aurélie, Strasbourg, France

Celebrating Bach!

…in this first of three Bach-related programs this month, notable performers bring decided individuality to their interpretations and tributes.

Audio Complete Show 1 hr 58 Min

Audio 1110 Hour 1 59:00 Min

Audio 1110 Hour 2 59:00 Min

Program Broadcast dates:

  • Week of March 07, 2011

Links and Resources:

Music played in the program

Hour 1

J.S. BACH: Toccata in C, BWV 564 –Pascale Rouet (1997 König/Basilique Notre-Dame d’Espérance, Charleville-Mézières, France) Triton 331112

J.S. BACH: Selections, from Well-tempered Clavier Book 1: Prelude & Fugue in c, BWV 847; Prelude & Fugue in c#, BWV 848; Prelude in B-flat, BWV 866; Prelude in b-flat, BWV 867; Fugue in D, BWV 850Timothy Albrecht (2005 Jaeckel/Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA) AlBach 2010

J.S. BACH: 2 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) IFO 00 701-06

THEO FLURY: Hommage a J. S. Bach –Brass Power Schweiz; Theo Flury (2995 Mathis/Einsiedeln Cloister, Switzerland) Organ Promotion 8007

Filler –J.S. BACH Toccata in C, BWV 564 (see above)

Hour 2

J.S. BACH (transcribed by Alexander Gottschalg): Prelude & Fugue on B-A-C-H, BWV 898 –Peter Van de Velde (1993 Metzler/Cathedral of Our Lady, Antwerp, Belgium) Aeolus AE10661

J.S. BACH: Prelude & Fugue in C, BWV 547 –Helmut Walcha (1725 F.C. Schnitger/Sint Laurenskerk, Alkmaar, The Netherlands) Archive 477 6508

J.S. BACH: Trio Sonata Number 2 in c, BWV 526 –Benjamin Alard (2004 Aubertin/Église Saint-Louis-en-l’Ile, Paris, France) Alpha 152

J.S. BACH: 2 Chorale-preludes: Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier, BWV 754; O Herre Gott, BWV 757 –Margaret Phillips (1743 Hinsz/Bovenkerk, Kampen, The Netherlands) Regent 301

CAMERON CARPENTER: Serenade & Fugue on B-A-C-H [2009] –Cameron Carpenter (1932 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Mary the Virgin Episcopal, New York, NY) Telarc CD-31980

J.S. BACH: Sinfonia to Cantata Number 249 –Munich Bach Trumpet Ensemble, Arnbold Mehl, conductor; Edgar Krapp (1982 Klais/Ascension Church, Munich-Pasing, Germany) Ars Musici AM-232391

Filler –Theo Flury “Hommage” (see above)