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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1755 Silbermann organ at Hofkirche, Dresden, Germany]
1755 Silbermann organ at Hofkirche, Dresden, Germany

Bach’s Scores?

…music beyond the standard repertoire, some of it recently discovered, some of questionable authenticity, but all sounding splendid on an international collection of ‘Bach’s Royal Instruments’.

Audio 1 hr 28 min

Audio 30:17
Audio 24:08
Audio 28:35

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Music played in the program

Part 1

J.S. BACH: Toccata in D, S. 912a –Jean-Claude Zehnder (1746 Hildebrandt/St. Wenzel Church, Naumberg, Germany) Motette CD MOT 13241

ANTONIO VIVALDI-J.S. BACH: Concerto in d, S. 596 –Maija Lehtonen (1993 Porthan/Nurmijärvi Church, Finland) Fuga 9156

Part 2

J.S. BACH: Chorale-prelude, Gottes Sohn ist kommen, S. 703; Little Prelude Number 5 in C, S. 943; Chorale prelude, Jesu meine Zuversicht, S. 728 –Douglas Lawrence (1824 Cera Bamboo organ/Parish Church, Las Piñas, Philippines) Move Digital 3136

J.S. BACH: Fugue in d, S. 948 –Bjørn Andor Drage (1865 Eriksen/Parish Church, Gildeskål, Sweden) Euridice CD-008

TRADITIONAL: Waltz after Vilhelm Hedlund. J.S. BACH: Menuet, from French Suite in d, S. 812; J.S. BACH: Badinerie, from Orchestral Suite Number 2 in b, S. 1067 –Lisa Rydberg, violin; Gunnar Idenstam (pump organ) Gazell CD-1092

J.S. BACH: Fantasia & Imitatio in b, S. 563 –Benjamin Alard (1999 Mahler/Église Saint-Etienne de Baigorry, France) Editions Hortus CD-045

J.S. BACH (transcribed by Alexandre Guilmant): Sinfonia to Cantata Number 29, Wir danken DirOlivier Vernet (2002 Cattiaux/Tulle Cathedral, France) Ligia Digital 0104182

Part 3

J.S. BACH: 3 Chorale-preludes: Jesu, meine Freude, BWV Anhang II 59; Vater unser im Himmelreich, S. 762; Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan, BWV Anhang II 67 –Gerhard Weinberger (1755 Silbermann/Hofkirche, Dresden, Germany) cpo 777 186

J.S. BACH: Chorale-prelude, Lobt Gott, ihr Christen allzugleich, from Hahn Collection –Gerhard Weinberger (1702 Stertzing/St. Petrikirche, Büssleben, Germany) cpo 777 212

J.S. BACH: Prelude & Fugue in C. S. 545; Chorale-prelude Wer nur den lieben Gott, S. 647 –Hans Fagius (1728 Cahman/Leufsta Bruk Church, Sweden) Musica Rediviva MRCD-016

Filler –J.S. BACH: Badinerie, from Orchestral Suite Number 2 (see above)


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