1746 Hildebrandt/Welzelkirche, Naumburg
1746 Hildebrandt/Welzelkirche, Naumburg

A Way With Bach #1849

…in anticipation of the upcoming Pipedreams Tour in Germany, we sample various interpretive approaches of Bach’s music played on instruments in Bach Country.

Hour 1

BACH: Komm, heiliger Geist, BWV 651James Kibbie (1755 Silbermann-Hildebrandt/Hofkirche, Dresden) Block M Records 3

BACH: Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend, BWV 655Ullrich Böhme (2000 Wöhl/Thomaskirche, Leipzig) Rondeau 6050/51

BACH: Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend, BWV 709Ewald Kooiman (1735 Silbermann/Petrikirche, Freiberg) Querstand 0022

JOHANN LUDWIG KREBS: Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend. BACH: Fugue in d, BWV 538Michael Schönheit (1739 Trost/Schlosskirche, Altenburg) MD&G 319.052

DAVID TIMM: Prelude in E (after Bach’s WTC, BWV 854)Reiko Brockelt, saxophone; David Timm (2000 Wöhl/Thomaskirche, Leipzig) Profil 04087

MAX REGER: 2 Pieces, fr Op. 129 (No. 4, Melodia in B-flat; No. 5, Capriccio in g) —Michael Schönheit (1911 Walcker/Jakobuskirche, Ilmenau) MD&G 319.0052

BACH: Fugue in F, BWV 540James Kibbie (1755 Silbermann-Hildebrandt/Hofkirche, Dresden) Block M Records 1

Filler – BACH: Toccata in F, BWV 540 (see Kibbie above)

Hour 2

BACH (attrib.): Prelude & Fugue in B-flat, BWV 898Jean Ferrard (1721 Silbermann/ Georgenkirche, Rötha) Querstand 0219

BACH: Vater unser im Himmelreich, BWV 737; Ach, was sol lich Sünder machen, BWV 743Cristina Garcia Banegas (1723 Hildebrandt/Evangelische Kirche, Störmthal) Perro Andaluz 6216

BACH: Fantasy & Fugue in c, BWV 537Cristina Garcia Banegas (1714 Silbermann, main organ/St. Mary’s Cathedral, Freiberg) Perro Andaluz 6934

BACH: Prelude in b, BWV 544Dietrich Wagler (1719 Silbermann, choir organ/St. Mary’s Cathedral, Freiberg) Motette 12701

BACH: Canonic Variations, Vom Himmel hoch, BWV 769aJames Kibbie (1755 Silbermann-Hildebrandt/Hofkirche, Dresden) Block M Records 1

DAVID FRANKE: Evening Intermezzo (after Bach’s BWV 565)David Franke (1746 Hildebrandt/Welzelkirche, Naumburg) Organ Promotion 8007

Filler – BACH: Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 655 (see above)

Our next PIPEDREAMS Tour takes place May 22-June 4, 2019, with visits to Bach Country: Eisenach, Arnstadt, Erfurt, Weimar, Leipzig, Dresden, Berlin, Naumburg, Altenburg, Freiberg and many other towns and villages in Saxony and Thuringia.