1746 Hildebrandt/St. Wenzel Church, Naumburg, Germany
1746 Hildebrandt/St. Wenzel Church, Naumburg, Germany

Bach again #1830

…the immeasurable treasure of Bach’s compositions for organ provides perpetual pleasure.

Hour 1

J. S. BACH: Fantasy & Fugue in g, BWV 542Christopher Houlihan (1971 Austin/Trinity College Chapel, Hartford, CT) Azica 71314

BACH: Prelude & Fugue in C, BWV 531Olivier Vernet (1988 Guillemin/Church of Sts. Peter & Paul, Chavagnes-en-Paillers) Ligia Digital 0104081/99

BACH: Selections, fr Well-tempered Clavier, Book 1 (Prelude in E-flat, BWV 852; Prelude in B-flat, BWV 866; Prelude in f, BWV 857; Prelude in G, BWV 860; Fugue in C, BWV 846) —Timothy Albrecht (2003 Jaeckel/Schwartz Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA) Albach 2010

BACH: Orgelbüchlein Chorale-preludes, BWV 636/8 (Vater unser im Himmelreich; Durch Adams Fall; Es ist das Heil) —Swiss-Italian Radio Choir/Diego Fasolis, director; Francesco Cera (2009 Mascioni/Santa Maria Assunta, Giubiasco, Switzerland) Brilliant Classics 94639

BACH (trans. DeJong): Aria, fr Cantata BWV 170Euwe and Sybolt de Jong (1738 Müller/St. Bavo Church, Haarlem, The Netherlands) DeJong 6

BACH: Introduction, fr Cantata BWV 34Graham Ashton Brass Ensemble; Duncan Patton, timpani; Anthony Newman (1993 Mander/St. Ignatius Loyola Church, New York, NY) Sonoma 001

Filler — Fantasy in g, BWV 542 (see above)

Hour 2

BACH: Alle Menschen müssen sterben, BWV 643, fr OrgelbüchleinPaul Manz (1966 Schlicker/Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN) Manz 1994

BACH: 2 Orgelbüchlein Chorale-preludes (Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein, BWV 641; Der Tag der ist so freudenreich, BWV 605) —Dom André Laberge (1999 Wilhelm/Saint-Benoit-du-Lac Abbey, Quebec) ATMA 3.2299

BACH: An Wasserflüssen Babylon, BWV 653Dietrich Wagler (1714 Silbermann/Freiberg Cathedral, Germany) Motette 12451

BACH: Fantasia & Fugue in a, BWV 904Maurizio Croci (1998 Mascioni/Collegiate Church, Bellinzona, Italy) Stradivarius 33836

UWE STEINMETZ: Fantasia after Bach —Uwe Steinmetz, saxophone; Torsten Laux (1971 Strutz/Christuskirche. Leverkusen, Germany) Organ Promotion 8004

BACH: Fantasia in C, BWV 570; Fugue in C, BWV 946William Porter (1723 Hildebrandt/Parish Church, Störmthal, Germany) Loft 1086

BACH: Toccata & Fugue in d, BWV 538Robert Clark (1746 Hildebrandt/St. Wenzel Church, Naumburg, Germany) Calcante 041

Filler — Sinfonia from Cantata BWV 34 (see above)

We commemorate J.S.B. on the 268th anniversary of his death (July 28, 1750).