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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[Johann Sebastian Bach image from the Haussman portrait]
Johann Sebastian Bach

Surprise Bachs!

…in recently discovered scores, unusual arrangements, or pieces forgotten in dark corners, the genius of Johann Sebastian Bach always delights, born March 21, 1685.

Audio 1 hr 58 min

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

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

Filler –J.S. BACH: Gavotte in G, from French Suite (see above)

Hour 2

J.S. BACH: Chorale-prelude, Dies sind die heil’gen zehn Gebot’, S. 679, from Clavierübung III; Fantasy in G, S. 572 –Margaret Phillips (1755 Trost/Stadtkirche [Town Church], Waltershausen, Germany) Regent 276

J.S. BACH: Gamba Sonata Number 1 in G, S. 1027 –Anner Bylsma, cello piccolo; Bob van Asperen (1985 Fama & Raadgever trunk organ) Sony Vivarte SK 45945

J.S. BACH: Prelude & Fugue Number 11 in F, S. 880, from Well-tempered Clavier Book 2 –Fretwork Gamba Consort. Harmonia Mundi CD-907395

J.S. BACH: Trio, Ertöt’ uns durch dein’ Güte, from Cantata Number 92 –Euwe & Sybolt de Jong (1727 Müller/Jacobijnerkerk, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands) WestraMedia 02

J.S. BACH: Cantata Number 50, Nun ist das heil unde die KraftMonteverdi Choir; English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor; recorded September 29, 2000 Soli Deo Gloria CD-124

J.S. BACH: Praeludium in C, S. 566 –Wim van Beek (1692 Arp Schnitger [plus additions]/Martinikerk, Groningen, The Netherlands) Martinikerk Groningen CD-1999

Filler –J.S. BACH: Fugue in G, S. 576 (see above)


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