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Bach Ad Infinitum

wed 3 jun 2020 13:00 

Episode 823. Class of 1685: Bach, Händel and D. Scarlatti. This week we’ll look at these 3 masters, in various combinations. Today: Bach and Händel with emphasis on Arias

Georg Friedrich Händel (1685-1759)
1. Harp Concerto HWV294
Sarah Ridy, triple harp. Barrocade Ensemble

2. Organ Concerto no. 12 in B flat major, op. 7 no. 6
– Pomposo
– Adagio (from Suite for harpsichord no. 2)
– Fuga (Allegro) (from Suite for harpsichord no. 2)
– A Tempo Ordinario
Daniel Chorzempa, organ. Concerto Amsterdam led by Jaap Schröder
(album: Händel – Organ Concertos Nos. 7, 9, 10, 12 Vol 3)

3. “Ah, Che Troppo Ineguali”, HWV 230
– Ah! Che Troppo Ineguali
– O Del Ciel Maria Regina
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo soprano. Musica Antiqua Köln led by Reinhard Goebel
(album: Händel Marian Cantatas & Arias)

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
4. from Cantate BWV 60 “O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort”: 1. Duett: O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort / Herr, ich warte
5. from Magnificat in D Major, BWV 243: Aria (Duet): “Et misericordia”
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo soprano. Anders J. Dahlin, tenor. Concerto Copenhagen led by Lars Ulrik Mortensen

George Frideric Händel
6. from Giulio Cesare in Egitto HWV 17 / Atto primo: No.5 Aria “Svegliatevi nel core”
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo soprano. Les Musiciens du Louvre led by Marc Minkowski

7. from Il pianto di Maria: “Giunta l’ora fatal” HWV 234: Cavatina: “Se d’un Dio fui fatta Madre”
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo soprano. Musica Antiqua Köln led by Reinhard Goebel

Johann Sebastian Bach
8. from Matthäus Passion, BWV 244, part 2: no. 47 Aria (Alto): “Erbarme dich, mein Gott”
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo soprano. Fredrik From, violin. Concerto Copenhagen led by Lars Ulrik Mortensen

Pictured: Anne Sofie von Otter

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