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The Transformation of Pentecost in Cantata 184

The Transformation of Pentecost in Cantata 184

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The Poetry of Nelson Freire

The Poetry of Nelson Freire

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A Struggle Against Darkness in the Cello Suite No. 2

A Struggle Against Darkness in the Cello Suite No. 2

The Bach Hour | WCRB

Dutch cellist Pieter Wispelwey talks with host Brian McCreath about the Cello Suite No. 2 by Bach.

On the program:

Aria variata in A minor (Italian Variations), BWV 989 (arr. Tim Jackson) - Alison Balsom, trumpet;  Alistair Ross, harpsichord

Cantata BWV 87 Bisher habt ihr nichts gebeten in meinem Namen - Robin Blaze, counter-tenor;  Makoto Sakurada, tenor;  Peter Kooij, bass;  Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki, conductor

Suite No. 2 in D minor for solo cello, BWV 1008 - Pieter Wispelwey, cello

(photo of Pieter Wispelwey by Benjamin Eagoleva, courtesy of the artist)

Doubt and Security in the Cantata 166

Doubt and Security in the Cantata 166

The Bach Hour | WCRB


 

Alina Ibragimova's Bach Concertos

Alina Ibragimova's Bach Concertos

The Bach Hour | WCRB

Steven Isserlis on Bach

Steven Isserlis on Bach

The Bach Hour | WCRB


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Chorale Prelude on Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, BWV 720 - Chrisopher Herrick, organ (Metzler Organ at the Jesuit Church, Lucerne, Switzerland)

Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott (Martin Luther, harm. J.S. Bach) - Chamber Choir of Europe, Nicol Matt, conductor

Cantata BWV 80 Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott (translation) - Joanne Lunn, soprano;  William Towers, alto;  James Gilchrist, tenor;  Peter Harvey, bass;  Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-flat, BWV 1051 - Dunedin Consort, John Butt, director

Chorale Prelude on Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, BWV 720, arr. Samuil Feinberg - Martin Roscoe, piano

(photo of Schlosskirche Wittenberg:  Wikipedia)

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