Johann Sebastian Bach at the organ (Wikimedia Commons)
Johann Sebastian Bach at the organ (Wikimedia Commons)

Bach Alone on High #2211

. . . his was an incomparable genius, his music largely inspired by his deep and abiding faith.

Hour One

J. S. BACHPiece d’Orgue (Fantasy in G), BWV 572Albrecht Koch (1714 G. Silbermann/Cathedral of St. Mary, Freiberg, Germany) Querstand 1311

BACHAllein Gott in der Höh’ sei Ehr, BWV 717 & Anh –Roger Sherman (1965 Flentrop/St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, WA) Loft 1157

BACHAllein Gott in der Höh, BWV 663Ewald Kooiman (1778 J-A Silbermann/Protestant Temple, Bouxwiller, France) Aeolus 10761

BACHAllein zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 1100Gerlinde Sämann, sopranoBenjamin Alard (2010 Blumenroeder claviorganum) Harmonia Mundi 902453/6

BACHAllein Got in der Höh, BWV 715BACHGelobet seist du, Jesu Christ, BWV 604 & 722Martin Rost (2020 Wegscheider/St. Jakobi Church, Stralsund, Germany) Querstand 2011 

BACHO Lamm Gottes unschuldig, BWV 656Timothy Albrecht (2005 Jaeckel/Schwartz Center, Emeroy University, Atlanta, GA) PD Archive (r. 9/9/12)

BACHWenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein, BWV 668a –Concentus Vocalis Griesensis/Urban Stillhardt; Claudio Astronio (2002 Verscheuren/St. Paul’s Church, Appiano, Italy) Stradivarious 33754

Filler – Allein Gott in der Höh, BWV 663 (see above)

Hour Two

BACHPartita, Herr Christ, der einig Gottes Sohn, BWV Anh 77 –Hans-Ola Ericsson (1609 Müller-1999 Grönlund/Parish Church, Övertorneå, Sweden) Euridice 67

BACHAllein Gott in der Höh’, BWV 662 –Alexander Coppellozzo, tenor; Rafael de Castro (1721 Schnitger/St. Michael’s Church, Zwolle, Netherlands) RdeC Productions 001 

BACHTrio, Allein Gott in der Höh’, BWV 664Peter Sykes (1999 Noack/Langholtskirkja, Reykjavik, Iceland) Raven 520

BACHChrist lag in Todesbanden, BWV 718BACHPrelude & Fugue in e BWV 548Cristina Garcia Banegas (1727 Müller/Jacobijnerkerk, Leeuwarden, Netherlands) DVH 140394

Filler – Piece d’Orgue (Fantasy in G), BWV 572 (see above)

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