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Bach's Beacon of Joy, through Rilling's Prism

Conductor Helmut Rilling
Michael Latz
Michael Latz
Helmut Rilling

On The Bach Hour, Helmut Rilling conducts the composer's Cantata No. 84 and selections from the Mass in B minor, and guitarist Jason Vieaux and German Brass each offer distinctive interpretations in two of Bach's instrumental works.

On the program:

Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro in E-flat, BWV 998 (trans. D major) - Jason Vieaux, guitar

Cantata BWV 84 Ich bin vergnügt mit meinem Glücke (translation) - Arleen Auger, soprano; Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart, Württenberg Chamber Orchestra, Helmuth Rilling, conductor

Mass in B minor, BWV 232: 4. Gloria in excelsis Deo, 5. Et in terra pax, 6. Laudamus te, 7. Gratias agimus tibi - Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart, Bach Collegium Stuttgart, Helmuth Rilling, conductor

Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G, BWV 1048 (arr. Crespo and Höfs) - German Brass