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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

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

[1995 Richards, Fowkes organ at Saint John's Lutheran Church, Stamford, Connecticut][decorative stamp]
1995 Richards, Fowkes organ at Saint John’s Lutheran Church, Stamford, Connecticut

[1727 Muller organ at Jacobijnerkerk, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands][decorative stamp]
1727 Müller organ at Jacobijnerkerk, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

[1692 Arp Schnitger organ at Martinikerk, Groningen, The Netherlands][decorative stamp]
1692 Arp Schnitger organ at Martinikerk, Groningen, The Netherlands

[1787 Holzhey organ at the Kloster Weissenau, Germany][decorative stamp]
1787 Holzhey organ at the Kloster Weißenau, Germany

[1727 Konig organ at the Basilica, Steinfeld, Germany][decorative stamp]
1727 König organ at the Basilica, Steinfeld, Germany

Around Bach

…music by offspring, pupils, and later enthusiasts for whom the music of Johann Sebastian Bach was both beacon and benediction.

Audio 1 hr 58 min

Audio 59:00 min

Audio 59:00 min

Program Broadcast dates:

•March 20, 2006 as Show #0612

•June 21, 2010 as Show #1025

Links and Resources:

Music played in the program

Hour 1

J.S. BACH: ‘Little’ Prelude & Fugue in G, S. 557; Chorale-prelude, Nun ruhen all Wälde, S. 756; Fugue in G, S. 581 –Christopher Herrick (1975 Metzler/St. Michael Church, Kaisten, Switzerland) Hyperion CDA67263

CARL PHILIP EMMANUEL BACH: Fantasy & Fugue in c –Istvan Ruppert (1993 Aquincum/Benedictine Abbey, Tihany, Hungary) Do-La Studio 114

GOTTFRIED AUGUST HOMILIUS: 2 Chorale-preludes, Jesus, meine ZuversichtJan van Mol (1727 König/Steinfeld Basilica, Germany) Pavane ADW 7271

JOHANN CHRISTOPHE ALTNICKOL: Ricercar in C –Graham Barber (1727 Müller/Jacobijnerkerk, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands) Priory PRCD520

J.S. BACH: Chorale-preludes, Sei Lob und Ehr, BWV Anh. II 62a/b –Stephen Rapp (1995 Richards, Fowkes/St. John Lutheran, Stamford, CT) Raven OAR-420

J.S. BACH (transcribed by Alexandre Guilmant): Sinfonia in D, S. 29, from Cantata Number 29, Wir danken dir, Gott. J.S. BACH (transcribed by Arno Landmann): Chaconne in d, S. 1004, from Solo Violin Partita Number 2 –Johannes Geffert (1928 Behmann/St. Martin Church, Dornbirn, Austria) Edition Lade CD-030

Filler –J.S. BACH: Sei Lob und Ehr (see above)

Hour 2

JOHANN CHRISTIAN KITTEL: Fantasia con organo plenoJoseph Payne (1989 Noack/Church of the Redeemer, Chestnut Hill, Boston, MA) Naxos 8.550965

JOHANN LUDWIG KREBS: Prelude & Fugue in f –Beatrice-Maria Weinberger (1787 Holzhey/Weißenau Abbey, Germany) Motette CD MOT 12761

JOHANN LUDWIG KREBS: Treuer Gott, ich muss dir klagen –Philippe Pélissier, oboe d’amore; Catherine Todorovski (1982 Grenzing/St. Cyprien Abbey, Périgord, France) BNL 112935

JOHANN CHRISTOPH OLEY: Chorale-prelude, Weg mit? HEINRICH GERBER: Invention Number 4 in a –Calvin Bowman (1980 Ahrend/Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University, Clayton, VIC, Australia) Priory PRCD662

FELIX MENDELSSOHN (transcribed by Bossert): Prelude & Fugue in A-flat, Opus 35, number 4 –Christoph Bossert (1850 Schönach/Kirche Sankt Peter und Paul, Kastelruth [Castelrotto], Italy) Intercord 855 913

J.S. BACH: Vivace, 1st movement from Trio Sonata Number 6 in G, S. 530. J.S. BACH: Fugue in E-flat, S. 552 –Andreas Liebig (1692 Arp Schnitger [plus additions]/Martinikerk, Groningen, The Netherlands) Ars Musici AM-1390

Filler –J.S. BACH: Prelude & Fugue in G, BWV 557 (see above)












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