Letter V Classical Radio July 31

The second of two programs in our midsummer exploration of baroque music. In the second hour, music by Johann Sebastian Bach alongside works of two of his formative influences, his uncle, Johann Christoph Bach, and the Danish-German organ master Dieterich Buxtehude.

noon-3 p.m. EDT
1700-2000 UTC/GMT
WDCE, University of Richmond
90.1 FM

Handel: Concerto grosso in D major, Op. 6, No. 5
Academy of Ancient Music/Andrew Manze
(Harmonia Mundi)

Georg Muffat: “Armonico tributo” – Sonata No. 2 in G minor
NZ Barok

Johann Jakob Froberger: Suite No. 2 in D minor
Celine Frisch, harpsichord

Corelli: Violin Sonata in D minor, Op. 5, No. 12 (“ ‘Follia’ Variations”)
Stefano Montanari, violin
Accademia Bizantina/Ottavio Dantone

J.S. Bach: “The Well-Tempered Clavier,” Book 1 –
Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in C major, BWV 846
Scott Ross, harpsichord

Past Masters:
Dieterich Buxtehude: Prelude, Fugue and Ciaccona in C major, BuxWV 137
Michel Chapuis, organ
(recorded 1972)

Past Masters:
J.S. Bach: Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C major, BWV 564
Michel Chapuis, organ
(United Archives)
(recorded 1967)

Johann Christoph Bach: Motet, “Fürchte dich nicht, ich bin bei dir”
Julia Doyle & Katherine Fuge, sopranos
Clare Wilkinson, contralto
James Gilchrist, Jeremy Budd & Nicholas Mulroy, tenors
Peter Harvey & Matthew Brook, basses
English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner
(Soli Deo Gloria)

J.S. Bach: Motet, “Fürchte dich nicht, ich bin bei dir,” BWV 228
Collegium Vocale Gent/Philippe Herreweghe

J.S. Bach: “Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue” in D minor, BWV 903
Christophe Rousset, harpsichord

J.S. Bach: “The Art of Fugue,” BWV 1080 –
XV: Canon alla decima in contrapuncta all terza
XVI: Contrapunctus XIII, à 3
Marcin Świątkiewicz, harpsichord
Rachel Podger, violin & direction
Brecon Baroque
(Channel Classics)

Jean-Féry Rebel: “Symphonie nouvelle – Les Éléments”
Le Concert des Nations/Jordi Savall

Vivaldi: Concerto in D major, RV 428 (“Il gardellino”)
Jeremias Schwarzer, recorder
Holland Baroque
(Channel Classics)

Telemann: Overture in C major, TWV 55:C3 (“Hamburger Ebb und Fluth”)
Zefiro/Alfredo Bernardini

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