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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

Bach Basics

Divergent views on matters of interpretation illuminate the familiar repertoire of a great master.

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Music played in the program

J.S. BACH: Prelude & Fugue in D, S. 532 –Wolfgang Rübsam (1974 Flentrop/Warner Concert Hall, Oberlin Conservatory, Oberlin, OH) Naxos 8.551084

J.S. BACH: Canzona in d, S. 588 –Christoph Bossert (1741 J.A. Silbermann/Église Saint Thomas, Strasbourg, France) Intercord 830 848

J.S. BACH, completed by Wolfgang Stockmeier: Fantasia in C. S, 573 –John Scott Whiteley (1738 Müller/Sint-Bavokerk [St. Bavo Church], Haarlem, The Netherlands) Priory PRCD903

J.S. BACH: Fantasy & fugue in g, S. 542 –Piet Kee (1738 Müller/Sint-Bavokerk [St. Bavo Church], Haarlem, The Netherlands) Chandos CD-0506

J.S. BACH: Prelude & Fugue in b, S. 544 –Käte van Tricht (1939 Sauer/St. Peter Cathedral, Bremen, Germany) Dabringhaus und Grimm MDG 318 0241

Ms. van Tricht plays from the 1904 Straube Edition.

J.S. BACH: Chorale-prelude, Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, S. 599 –Karl Straube player a roll made in 1922 (1925 Welte/Mechanical Instrument Museum, Linz-am Rhine, Germany) Intercord 860 858

J.S. BACH: Chorale-prelude, Wir glauben all’, S. 740 –Martin Haselböck (1985 Reil/Augustinerkirche, Vienna, Austria) Menuet CD-160010

J.S. BACH: Prelude & Fugue in a, S. 543 –Ton Koopman (1727 Müller/Jacobijnerkerk, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands) Novalis CD 150 036


This program was originally issued as #9012 in March 1990.

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