Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)

Out Bach #1911

…performance styles over the years have changed, but the genius of J. S. B. remains a constant.

Hour 1

BACH: Prelude & Fugue in g, BWV 535Hans Otto (1714 G. Silbermann/Freiberg Cathedral, Germany) Denon 7004

BACH: Prelude in e, BWV 533Albert Schweitzer (1931 Kern/Parish Church, Gunsbach, Alsace) Archipel 0141

BACH: Prelude & Fugue in e, BWV 533E. Power Biggs (1958 Flentrop/Busch Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA) CBS 42657

BACH: Prelude & Fugue in e, BWV 533Gustav Leonhardt (1645 Hegerbeer-1723 F. C. Schnitger/Laurenakerk, Alkmaar, Netherlands) Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 7868

BACH (ed. Straube): Prelude & Fugue in A, BWV 536Dean Billmeyer (1904 Sauer/Michaelskirche, Leipzig, Germany) Rondeau 614546

**BACH: Partita, O Gott, du frommer Gott, BWV 767Arthur Poister (1950 Holtkamp/Setnor Auditorium, Crouse Hall, Syracuse University, NY) Westminster WST 14131 (LP)

BACH (trans. De Jong): Chorus, Bringet dem Herrn Ehre seines Namens, BWV 148Euwe and Sybolt de Jong (1721 F.C. Schnitger/Michaelskerk, Zwolle, Netherlands) DeJong 7

Filler – BACH: Partita BWV 767 (see above)

Hour 2

PETER PLANYAVSKY: Toccata Reloaded (after BWV 565) –Peter Planyavsky (2003 Rieger/Parish Church, Lockenhaus, Austria) Organ Promotion 8004

BACH: Prelude & Fugue in f, BWV 534Anthony Newman (1981 Rieger/Recital Hall, State University of NY-Purchase) Newport Classic 60001

BACH: Trio Sonata No. 6 in G, BWV 530Helmut Walcha (1645 Hagerbeer-1723 F. C. Schnitger/Laurenakerk, Alkmaar, Netherlands) DG 477 6508

BACH (attrib.): Preludes and Fugues in G/g, BWV 557/558Simon Preston (1983 Klais/St. John’s Smith Square, London, England) DG 449 212

BACH: Nun freut euch, lieben Christen, BWV 734aEwald Kooiman (1709 A. Silbermann/St. Etienne Abbey, Marmoutier, France) Aeolus 10761

BACH: Toccata & Fugue in F, BWV 540Jean Guillou (1988 Kleuker-Steinmeyer/Tonhalle, Zurich, Switzerland) Dorian 90151

Filler – BACH BWV 535 (see above)

**Note that the Westfield Center for Early Keyboard Studies is sponsoring a conference at Syracuse University (March 29-31, 2019)Syracuse Legacies — focusing on the historic Holtkamp instruments on campus and their reason-for-being, Professor Arthur Poister.