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Bach Ad Infinitum

fri 10 jul 2020 13:00 

Govert Jan Bach’s weekday programme about the oeuvre of Johann Sebastian Bach. Episode 840. This week, for the greater part, music of Johann Sebastian Bach himself. Today, among other works, his cantata “Wär Gott nicht mit uns diese Zeit” BWV 14, Brandenburg Concerto No.5 and two violin concertos.

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
1. Cantate “Wär Gott nicht mit uns diese Zeit”, BWV 14
-1. Wär Gott Nicht Mit Uns Diese Zeit
-2. Unsre Stärke Heisst Zu Schwach
-3. Ja, Hält Es Gott Nur Zugegeben
-4. Gott, Bei Deinem Starken Schützen
-5. Gott Lob Und Dank, Der Nicht Zugab
Joanne Lunn, soprano. Paul Agnew, tenor. Peter Harvey, bass. Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Soloists conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
(CD Bach- Cantatas, Vol. 19)

You will find more information on cantata BWV 14 on site of Eduard van Hengel.

2. Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D major, BWV 1050
-1. Allegro
-2. Affettuoso
-3. Allegro
Dunedin Consort conducted by John Butt
(CD Bach 6 Brandenburg Concertos)

3. Violin Concerto in G minor, BWV 1056R
-1. Allegro
-2. Largo
-3. Presto
4. Concerto in D minor for 2 violins, BWV 1043, “Double”
-1. Vivace
-2. Largo ma non tanto
-3. Allegro
Isabelle Faust and Bernhard Forck, violin. Akademie Für Alte Musik Berlin
(CD Bach Violin Concertos)

5. From cantata “Herr Jesu Christ, Wahr’ Mensch Und Gott” BWV 127:
– Recitative – Wenn Einstens Die Posaunen Schallen (Bass)
J.S. Bach Foundation conducted by Rudolf Lutz
(CD Bach-Kantaten N°24)

Picture: Isabelle Faust (photograph Felix Broede)

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