Bach Ad Infinitum

thu 20 dec 2012 13:00 

Episode 19. Each workday Bach at lunch time. Host Joop van Zijl and producer Govert Jan Bach will plough playfully yet thoroughly through the oeuvre of the great master.

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
1. Cantata "Hercules auf dem Scheidewege" BWV 213
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra conducted by Ton Koopman. Christoph Prégardien, tenor/Tugend. Elisabeth von Magnus, alto. Alice Harnoncourt, soprano/Hercules
2. Cantata "Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen" BWV 248/3, from the Weihnachtsoratorium
A. Schönbergkoor and Concentus Musicus conducted by Nicolaus Harnoncourt. Christoph Schaefer, Werner Gura and Gerald Finley
(Deutsche HM)
3. Orgelbüchlein BWV 599-614 
Ensemble Mare Nostrum
image: Bach’s handwriting opening Weihnachtsoratorium
Have a look at www.bachagenda.nl for Christmas concerts with music of Bach and other classical composers throughout the Netherlands.
Hosted by: Joop van Zijl