Ever wanted to take a closer look at the music of J. S. Bach? The J. S. Bach Flies might make that a little easier.
Episode 37: Bach's Motets, BWV 225-231
We’re going to focus on Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied (“Sing onto the Lord a New Song”), BWV 225; Lobet den Herrn (“Praise the Lord”), BWV 230; and Jesu meine Freund (“Jesus, my Joy”), BWV 227.
Episode 36: Bach's Two- and Three-Part Inventions
We’ll look at a sampling of the two-part inventions—Invention No. 1 in C major, No. 2 in C Minor, No 4 in D minor, No, 6 in E major, and No. 8 in F major. We’ll also look at two of the three-part inventions (or Sinfonia)—No. 3 in D major, and No. 9 in F minor.
Episode 35: Bach's Sonatas for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord, BWV 1028-1029
We’ll look at the Sonata in D major, BWV 1028, and the Sonata in G minor, BWV 1029.
Episode 34: Bach's English Suites, BWV 806-811
We’ll look at the English Suites, BWV 806-811, with a focus on Suite No. 2 in A Minor.
Episode 33: Bach's Contemporaries--G. F. Handel. part 2
We’ll look at Handel’s instrumental music, including his keyboard sonata in A Major; his Sonata in G minor for Violin and Continuo, Op. 1, No. 6; his Concerto in Bb major, Op 3, No. 1; his Organ Concerto in F major , Op. 4, No. 4; and brief excerpts from the Water Music and Music for the Royal Fireworks.
Episode 32: Bach's Contemporaries--G. F. Handel, part 1
We’re going to look at the Chandos Anthem No. 2, “In the Lord Put I My Trust”; the Coronation Anthem, “Zadok the Priest”; and parts of the opera “Julius Caesar in Egypt” and the oratorio “Jephtha.”