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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[J.S. Bach]
J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

Back with Bach

…a summertime respite with performances old and new of music which, though chronologically old, is always fresh and new.

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Audio 1730 Hour 2 59:00 Min

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

J.S. BACH: Prelude & Fugue in C, BWV 545 –Helmut Walcha (1780 J.A. Silbermann/St. Pierre le Jeune,Strasbourg, France) Archiv 419 904

BACH: Prelude & fugue in C, BWV 545 –Anthony Newman (1979 Rieger/SUNY-Purchase, NY) Kleos 5107

BACH: Prelude & Fugue in a, BWV 543 –Christoph Bull (2004 Glatter-Götz-Rosales/Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA) C. Bull Run Music 00706

DAVID TIMM: A-minor Samba, after BVW 543 –Reiko Brockelt, saxophone; David Timm (2000 Woehl/St. Thomas Church, Leipzig, Germany) Profil 04087

BACH: Preludes & Fugues in A/a, fr Well-tempered Clavier Book I, BWV 864/865 –Daniele Boccaccio (2006 Zanin/St. Antonio Abate. Padua, Italy) Brilliant Classics 95157

J.S. & C.P.E. BACH: Ich ruf zu dir, BWV Anh. II-73 –Annette Richards (2001 Yokota-GOART/Taylor Chapel, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY) Loft 1129

BACH: Toccata in d (Dorian), BWV 538 –E. Power Biggs (Freiburg Cathedral, Germany) CBS 42643

Hour 2

BACH: Fantasia in c, BWV 1121; 2 Orgelbüchlein Chorales (Vom Himmel kam der Engel Schar, BWV 607; In dulci jubilo, BWV 608). FRIEDRICH CERHA: 2 Preludes (Nos. 4 and 9) –Wolfgang Kogert (1983 Schuke-Berlin/ORF Kulturhaus, Vienna, Austria) ORF 3186

BACH: Trio Sonata No. 1 in E-flat, BWV 525 –Cameron Carpenter (2014 Marshall & Ogletree International Touring Organ) Sony 88751

BACH: Partita, Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein, BWV Anh. 78 –Wilhelm Krumbach (1731 Herbst/Castle Church, Lahm, Germany) Teldec 4509-92176

ANTONIO VIVALDI (trans. Bach): Concerto in D, Op. 3, no. 9 (BWV 972) –Thomas Heywood (2000 Tipple/St. Martin’s Church, Worcester, England) Pro Organo 7246

BACH: Piece d’orgue, BWV 572 –Ewald Kooiman (1709 A. Silbermann/St. Etienne Abbey, Marmoutier, France) Aeolus 10761

BACH: Vor deinen Thron tret ich hiermit, BWV 668 –Armin Sommer, marimba; Andreas Hoffmann (1955 Haerpfer-Erman/St. Peter Church, Bous, Germany) Edition Zeitklang 53051


We honor the memory of J. S. Bach, who died at age 65 on July 28, 1750. Few on that day had any inkling of global impact his music was to have.

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