Bach Alive #1411
…concert performances of music by the greatest composer for the pipe organ, in celebration of his birthday and the beginning of spring.
J. S. BACH: Toccata & Fugue in d, BWV 565 (the theme from Rollerball?) –Jan Kraybill (2012 Casavant/Helzberg Hall, Kauffman Center, Kansas City, MO) Pipedreams Archive (r. 1/16/13)
BACH: Trio Sonata No. 1 in E-flat, BWV 525 –Thomas Trotter (2006 Dobson/Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, PA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 3/9/13)
BACH: Fantasy and Fugue in g, BWV 542 –Craig Cramer (2001 Lively-Fulcher/St. Olaf Catholic Church, Minneapolis, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 4/28/12)
BACH: 3 Kyrie Settings (BWV 669-671), fr Clavierübung III –Wolfgang Rübsam (1997 Rieger/Holy Savior Cathedral, Fulda, Germany) Pipedreams Archive (r. 6/12/13). Rübsam performed in concert to benefit the Children’s Palliative Care Foundation of Germany.
BACH: Fugue in d, BWV 538 –Gunnar Idenstam (1963 Casavant/Central Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 4/21/13)
Hear these additional Bach Alive performances online:
--Wolfgang Rübsam (1997 Rieger/Holy Savior Cathedral, Fulda, Germany) (r. 6/12/13)
–Michel Bouvard (1987 Kney/University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul, MN) (r. 3/17/13)
Enjoy audio and photos from an hour-long "Before Bach's Birthday Bash" concert (r. 3/15/14) featuring Minnesota Twin Cities musicians at the Saint Paul Seminary Chapel.
You also can enjoy more Bach Alive as played on the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ by Dobson at Verizon Hall on April 10, 2014 when Michael Barone interviews guest soloist David Briggs at 6:40 prior to David’s 7:30 evening concert that includes Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 3, transcribed by Briggs (also Tchaikovsky’s 4th Symphony!).
And check out these additional Bach-focused programs from our archive (more available there, too):
#0650 – Old Bach in the New World
#0832 – Bits of Bach
#1010 – Bach Around the Block
#1110 – Celebrating Bach
#1112 – Bach in the Big Apple
#1211 – Bach Up
#1212 – Bach O’Rama
#1311 – Bach, Old and New
#1329 – Bach Looks Back