Chris Thile's Bach on Mandolin

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Pianist Ramin Bahrami, and the Cantata No. 69a

Pianist Ramin Bahrami, and the Cantata No. 69a

The Bach Hour | WCRB

On the program:

Sonata No. 1 in G minor for solo violin, BWV 1001 - Christian Tetzlaff, violin

Cantata BWV 69a Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele (translation) - Yoshie Hida, soprano;  Kirsten Sollek-Avella, alto;  Makoto Sakurada, tenor;  Peter Kooij, bass;  Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki, conductor

Keyboard Concerto No. 3 in D, BWV 1054 - Ramin Bahrami, piano;  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Riccardo Chailly, conductor

Cellist Pieter Wispelwey Plays Bach

Cellist Pieter Wispelwey Plays Bach

The Bach Hour | WCRB

On the program:

Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 (arr. Sir Granville Bantock) - Jonathan Plowright, piano

Suite No. 1 in G, BWV 1007 for solo cello - Pieter Wispelwey, cello

Cantata, BWV 140, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (translation) - Sandrine Piau, soprano;  James Gilchrist, tenor;  Klaus Mertens, bass;  Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Choir, Ton Koopman, conductor

Cantata No. 105 and Concerto for Two Harpsichords

Cantata No. 105 and Concerto for Two Harpsichords

The Bach Hour | WCRB

Richard Egarr on the Orchestral Suites

Richard Egarr on the Orchestral Suites

The Bach Hour | WCRB

Lorraine Hunt Lieberson in the Cantata No. 170

Lorraine Hunt Lieberson in the Cantata No. 170

The Bach Hour | WCRB

Remembering Lorraine Hunt Lieberson

Remembering Lorraine Hunt Lieberson

The Bach Hour | WCRB


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Chris Thile talks with host Brian McCreath about playing Bach's music on the mandolin and his recording of solo violin sonatas and partitas.

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On the program:

Two-Part Inventions Nos. 8 in F, BWV 779, 11 in G minor, BWV 782, & 10 in G, BWV 781 - Till Fellner, piano

Cantata BWV 49 Ich geh' und suche mit Verlangen (translation) - Caroline Weynants, soprano; Lieven Termont, bass; Il Gardelino, Marcel Ponseele, director

Partita No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002: VIII. Double - Chris Thile, mandolin

Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001 - Chris Thile, mandolin

(photo of Chris Thile courtesy of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation)
 

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