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L’Esprit Baroque

mon 8 apr 2013 11:00 

A Sunday programme in the ‘baroque spirit’. Sorrow music and Easter music by Pachelbel and J. S. Bach, by The Bach Players from their new double CD.

This London group, founded in 1996 by Nicolette Moonen, set themselves to music from the baroque and classicalism, with an emphasis on Johan Sebastian Bach.
On 13 April, The Bach Players with alto Sally Bruce-Payne will give a concert at the Paaskerk in Baarn, with music by Pachelbel and Bach.
Look here for that concert’s programme.
And here for the website of Prelude Klassieke Muziek in Baarn.
In this episode of L’Esprit Baroque, a substantial preview of this concert concert.

Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706)
1. Kantata "Christ lag in Todesbanden"
– Sinfonia & Versus 1
– Versus 2 to 7
2. Geistliche Konzert "Mein Fleisch"
– Sonata
– Aria soprano
– Aria soprano
3. Canon in D-major
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
4. Kantata "Widerstehe doch der Sünde", BWV 54
– Aria alto
– Recitatief alto
– Aria alto
5. Kantata "Christ lag in Todesbanden", BWV 4
– Sinfonia
– Versus 1: Coro
– Versus 2: soprano, alto
– Versus 3: tenor
– Versus 4: soprano, alto, tenor, bass
– Versus 5: bass
– Versus 6: soprano, tenor
– Versus 7: soprano, alto, tenor, bass
Johann Pachelbel
6. Geistliche Konzert "Christ ist erstanden"
7. Partie à 5 in G-major
– Sonatina
– Ballet
– Sarabande
– Aria
– Gigue
8. Kantata "Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan"
– Versus 1 to 6
Johann Sebastian Bach
9. 14 canons about Goldberg Variations-bass / Quodlibet-clavier variations
10. Kantata "Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan", BWV 99
– Coro
– Recitativo bass
– Aria tenor
– Recitativo alto
– Aria duetto soprano, alto
– Choral
Rachel Elliott, soprano. Sally Bruce-Payne, alto. Samuel Boden and James Gilchrist, tenor. Matthew Brook, bass
The Bach Players led by Nicolette Moonen, violin
(Hyphen Press Music HPM 005, 2012)
Special thanks to Prelude Klassieke Muziek.

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