Bach Ad Infinitum

mon 2 mar 2020 13:00 

Episode 791. This week we play cantatas, Bach arrangements and we end this week with  requests of Bach lovers.

‘Letters to Bach’ is the name of Noa’s latest CD. Noa is an alias of the Israelian singer  Achinoam Nini. Noa wrote all the arrangements of instrumental works by Bach.

On Tuesday 24 March, she will give a performance of these arrangements in Paradiso in Amsterdam.

Johann Sebastian Bach/ arranged by Noa

1. No Baby [Badinerie]
2. The Race [Invention 1]
3. Vertigo [Invention 5]
4. All of The Angels [BWV 140]
5. Oh Mama Dear [Invention 13]
Noa, voice, Gil Dor, guitar
(CD: Letters to Bach)

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
6. Double Concerto in C minor for oboe, violin , string section and basso continuo, BWV 1060a
– Allegro
– Adagio
– Allegro
Marcel Ponseele, oboe. Il Gardellino
(CD: J. S. Bach Oboekonzerte)

Writing cantate BWV 19, Bach was inspired by his great example Johann Christoph Bach, who wrote a cantata with the same title (you can listen to his cantata at the end of this programme)
7. Cantate “Es erhub sich ein Streit”, BWV 19
– Es erhub sich ein Streit (Chorus)
– Recitative/ Gottlob! der Drache liegt (Bass)
– Aria/ Gott schickt uns Mahanaim zu (Soprano)
– Recitative/ Was ist der schnode Mensch, das Erdenkind? (Tenor)
– Aria with Chorale/ Bleibt, ihr Engel, bleibt bei mir! (Tenor)
– Recitative/ Lasst uns das Angesicht (Soprano)
– Chorale/ Lass dein’ Engel mit mir fahren (Chorus)
Hana Blažíková, soprano. Gerd Türk, tenor. Peter Kooij, bass. Bach Collegium Japan led by Masaaki Suzuki
(CD: Cantatas, Vol. 46 – Leipzig 1726)

8. From: Mer Hahn En Neue Oberkeet, BWV 212: I. Sinfonia
Concerto Köln

Johann Christoph Bach (1642-1703)
9. Cantate: Es erhub sich ein Streit
Vox Luminis led by Lionel Meunier

Photo: Noa

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