155 Days With Bach and Me

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Day Nine: Double Concertos (CD 1-9)

August 5th, 2011 · No Comments · Adagio, Allegro, Allegro ma non tanto, Bach at 32, Bach at 50, Bach at 56, Back at 45, BWV 1043, BWV 1044, BWV 1055, BWV 1060, CD 1-9, Chamber Music, Double Concertos, Oboe, Oboe d'amore, Pizzicato, Violins

This CD, which contains Bach’s Double Concertos, features all of my favorite instruments (flute, violin, strings, and even harpsichord — played as a mood-setting accent) performing music that is truly remarkable. Not for its intricate or even frenzied contrapuntal complexities, but for its, well, pleasing-to-the-ear qualities. Bach’s Double Concertos (concertos for two solo instruments) are […]

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Day Seven: Harpsichord Concertos (CD 1-7)

August 3rd, 2011 · No Comments · Armin Thalheim, Bach at 50, Bach at 57, Bach at 58, Bach at 59, Burkhard Glaetzner, BWV 1056, BWV 1057, BWV 1058, BWV 1060, BWV 1065, CD 1-7, Christine Schornsheim, Harpsichord, Harpsichord Concertos, Karel van Steenhoven, Mechtild Stark, Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum, Paul Leenhouts, Squire of Gothos, Star Trek, Violetta Liebsch

More “Squire of Gothos” music. As I wrote in yesterday’s post, the harpsichord is an instantly recognizable instrument. As such, it’s likely you either love it or hate it. Very people probably hear the harpsichord and say, “Meh.” Of the five compositions here, I liked Concerto for Harpsichord, 2 flutes, strings, and orchestra in F […]

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