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Oboist Albrecht Mayer, and the Cantata No. 127

Oboist Albrecht Mayer, and the Cantata No. 127

The Bach Hour | WCRB

Genius Out of Intolerance: the Cantata No. 126

Genius Out of Intolerance: the Cantata No. 126

The Bach Hour | WCRB

On the program:

Arioso, from Keyboard Concerto No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 (arr. Alfred Cortot) - Stephen Hough, piano

Cantata BWV 126 Erhalt uns, Herr, bei deinem Wort - Robin Tyson, alto;  James Gilchrist, tenor;  Stephan Loges, bass;  Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F, BWV 1046 - Les Concert des Nations, Jordi Savall, director

Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 (arr. Alfred Cortot) - Stephen Hough, piano

By Mozart, After Bach

By Mozart, After Bach

The Bach Hour | WCRB

A Concerto with Murray Perahia, and the Cantata No. 155

A Concerto with Murray Perahia, and the Cantata No. 155

The Bach Hour | WCRB

Wispelwey and the Enigmatic Fourth Suite

Wispelwey and the Enigmatic Fourth Suite

The Bach Hour | WCRB

Dutch cellist Pieter Wispelwey talks about and performs the Cello Suite No. 4.

On the program:

Cantata BWV 32 Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen - Caroline Weynants, soprano;  Patrick van Goethem, countertenor;  Il Gardelino, Marcel Ponseele, director

Suite No. 4 in E-flat for solo cello, BWV 1010 - Pieter Wispelwey, cello

The Christmas Oratorio, Part 6, in Concert

The Christmas Oratorio, Part 6, in Concert

The Bach Hour | WCRB

On the program:

Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, BWV 1048 - American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas, conductor

Preludes and Fugues from Book I of The Well-Tempered Clavier:  No. 1 in C major, BWV 846;  No. 2 in C minor, BWV 847;  No. 7 in E-flat major, BWV 852;  No.21 in B-flat major, BWV 866 - Andras Schiff, piano

Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248, Part VI - Christine Schäfer, soprano;  Bernarda Fink, alto;  Werner Güra, tenor (Evangelist);  Christian Gerhaher, bass;  Arnold Schoenberg Choir and Concentus Musicus of Vienna, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor


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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

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