German Brass

Matthew Halls
Eric Richmond

On The Bach Hour, Matthew Halls leads the Retrospect Ensemble in a brilliant expression of the multi-dimensional complexity and beauty of the composer's art.

Helmut Rilling
Michael Latz

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

Harry Christophers
Stu Rosner / Handel and Haydn Society

On the program:

Violin Concerto in E, BWV 1042 - Janine Jansen, violin, and friends

Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227 - The Sixteen, Harry Christophers, conductor

Bach Suite (arr. Enrique Crespo from Orchestral Suites) - German Brass

J.S. Bach Foundation

This week on the Bach Hour, J.S. Bach poses an existential question, and finds its glorious resolution, in the Cantata 168. Plus, Murray Perahia plays the Partita No. 5.

statue of J.S. Bach in Leipzig
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On the program:

Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F, BWV 1046 - Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Riccardo Chailly, conductor

Cantata BWV 156 Ich steh mit einem Fuss im Grabe! (translation) - Robin Blaze, counter-tenor; Gerd Türk, tenor; Peter Kooy, bass; Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki, conductor

Machs mit mir, Gott, nach deiner Gut, BWV 957 - Hans Fagius, organ (1728 Cahman organ at Leufsta Bruk, Sweden)

Keyboard Concerto No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 - Ramin Bahrami, piano; Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Riccardo Chailly, conductor

Italian Concerto, BWV 971: I.  Allegro spiritoso e con brio (arr. Crespo) - German Brass

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