1855 Ladegast
1855 Ladegast

Postcards from Central Germany #2031

. . . sound-pictures from last year’s pair of Pipedreams Tours in Bach Country.

Hour One

HANS LEO HASSLERZue dir steht all mein SinnVINCENZO PELLEGRINICanzona La serpentineSAMUEL SCHEIDTBenedicamus a 6Roland Börger (1671 Richter/Fortress Church, Pomssen) Querstand 0716

FRANZ LISZTPrelude & Fugue on B-A-C-H (1st version, 1855)Michael Schönheit (1866 Ladegast/Merseburg Cathedral, Germany) MD&G 1427

F. W. ZACHOWPrelude & Fugue in CIrénée Peyrot (1664 Reichel/Market Church, Halle) Fagott 3908

G. F. HANDELSonata, Trio & Gavotte in C, HWW 578Irénée Peyrot (1664 Reichel/Market Church, Halle) Fagott 3910 

WILHELM RUDNICKFantasy, Ein feste Burg, Op. 33Sarah Herzer (1864 Ladegast-1994 Eule/Schlosskirche, Wittenberg) Wittenberg 23019

Filler – PELLEGRINI (see above)

Hour Two

SILVIUS VON KESSELKyrie, fr Missa cum jubilo –Erfurt Cathedral Choirs; Weimar Staatskapelle/Silvius von Kessel; Pascal Salzmann (1992 A. Schuke/Erfurt Cathedral) ACHAVA 2019

MAX REGERFugue, fr Wachet auf Fantasy, Op. 52, no. 2Sylvius von Kessel (Erfurt Cathedral) Motette 12411

J. S. BACH2 Neumeister Chorale-preludes (Herr Gott, nun schleuss den Himmel auf, BWV 1092; Wir glauben all an einen Gott, BWV 1098) –Gottfried Preller (1703 Wender-2000 Hoffman/Bach Church, Arnstadt) Bachkirche 2000 

JOHANN GOTTFRIED MÜTHEL:  Fantasy in E-flat –Verena Förster (1997 Wegscheider/Evangelical Church, Dresden-Loschwitz) Förster 990930

BACH:  Fugue in F, BWV 540 –Hanns Ander-Donath, recorded 1945 (1736 Silbermann/Frauenkirche, Dresden) Studios Berlin 100 338

LOUIS VIERNE:   Caprice (iii.) and Intermezzo (iv.) fr Fantasy Pieces, Op. 51Kay Johansen (2005 Kern/Frauenkirche, Dresden) Carus 83.250

HERMANN SCHELLENBERGFantasy, Ein feste Burg, Op. 3Michael Schönheit (1866 Ladegast/Merseburg Cathedral) Querstand 1810

Filler – LISZT (see above)

View pictures from our spring and autumn Central German tours in two Facebook albums, and access further details about the many instruments visited during our May and October 2019 itineraries online.

Also enjoy a thorough demonstration by Balint Karosi of the 1703 Wender organ in the Arnstadt Bach Church.

Continuing support of PIPEDREAMS is provided in loving memory of Wesley and Lucinda Dudley by their family, with additional support from Walter McCarthy, Clara Ueland, and the Greystone Foundation, by Jan Kirchner on behalf of her family foundation, by the Art and Martha Kaemmer Fund of the HRK Foundation, in celebration of the life of Martha Hulings Kaemmer, and by listener-contributors to this public radio station. Additional support comes from Casavant Freres, Ltd. of St. Hyacinthe, Quebec, and Dobson Pipe Organ Builders of Lake City, IA, members of APOBA, the Associated Pipe Organ Builders of America, a collaborative of designers, creators, and maintainers of pipe organs found in religious and educational institutions, concert halls, and residences throughout the United States and beyond. An APOBA resource guide and member prospectus is available at APOBA.COM.