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 50: Bach’s “Art of Fugue,” BWV 1080
We’ll look at some of the fugues from Bach’s “Art of Fugue,” BWV 1080.
Episode 49: Bach’s “Musical Offering,” BWV 1079
We’ll look at the ricercars, trio sonata and canons of the “Musical Offering.”
Episode 48: Bach’s “Organ Mass” (Clavier-Ubung III)
We’ll look at Bach’s “Organ Mass” (Clavier-Ubung or “Keyboard Practice” III) including the Trinity Prelude and Fugue and a sampling of the chorale preludes contained in the collection.
Episode 47: Bach‘s Cantatas for Alto Soloist
We’ll focus on BWV 35, “Spirit and Soul Become Confused,” and BWV 170, “Contented Peace.”
Episode 46: Bach’s Partitas, BWV 825-830
We’ll focus on Bach’s Partita No. 4 in D major, BWV 828, but also take a look at the opening movements of the other five partitas.
Episode 45: Bach’s Cantatas for Bass Soloist
We’ll look at “Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen,” BWV 56 (“Gladly I will carry the Cross-Staff”), and “Ich Habe Genung,” BWV 82 (“I have enough”).
Never before had a companion of this caliber to the listening to classical music. I’m enjoying it immensely. Worth re listening, too!
A wonderful insight into Bach’s music!
Great in-depth analysis and discussion of Bach’s life and his music. I’m enjoying going back and listening to some of my favorite recordings with a fresh ear for the elements I had previously missed. Highly recommend to any Classical music aficionado.