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Bach Ad Infinitum

Episode 106. Each workday host Joop van Zijl and producer Govert Jan Bach will plough playfully yet thoroughly through the oeuvre of the great master Johann Sebastian Bach. A start to a Bach agenda for the next two weeks.

1. BWV 654 Organ prelude: "Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele"
James Johnstone, Oehme-organ Pfarrkirche Brand-Erbisdorf
2. Cantata BWV 180 "Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele" for the 20th Sunday after Trinity (c. 1740)
Ann Monoyios, soprano. Angus Davidson, alto. Charles Daniels, tenor. Peter Harvey, bass. Gabrieli Consort & Players conducted by Paul Mc Creesh
(Archiv 457633-2)
3. G. F. Händel 
– From Serse: rec. Frondi and aria Ombra mai fu
Andreas Scholl, altus. Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment conducted by Roger Norrington
(Decca 466 196-2)
4. C. Monteverdi
– Si dolce e l’tormente (from Scherzi musicali, 1632)
Philippe Jaroussky, altus. L’Arpeggiata conducted Christina Pluhar
(Virgin LC 7873)
5. G. F. Händel
– From Dixit dominus: Virgam virtutis tuae
6. J. S. Bach
From Magnificat BWV 243:
– Duet alt and tenor: Et misericordia
– Aria Esurientes implevit bonis
Philippe Jaroussky, altus. Toby Spende, tenor. Concert d’Astrée conducted by Emmanuelle Haïm
(Virgin 0946 395241 2)
7. Air from orchestra suite no 3
Bobby Mc Ferrin, singing. Yo Yo Ma, cello
(Sony SK 48177)
Image: castrato Farinelli (Carlo Broschi)
Hosted by: Joop van Zijl