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Bach is in the Air

05/03/11 10:00AM By Walter Parker

Jeffrey Buettner, Director of Choral Activities at Middlebury College
Jeffrey Buettner is one of the organizers of the first-ever Middlebury Bach Festival, which will bring together Middlebury College and the surrounding community for 3 days of concerts and other activities May 6-8.  William Metcalfe will lead the Oriana Singers in a separate performance of Bach's St. John Passion at St. Paul's Cathedral in Burlington on Sunday May 8 at 4pm.  Jeffrey and William join me at 11 this morning to talk Bach.

 

 

Playlist

10:01am

Ruslan & Ludmilla: Overture
Composer: Mikhail Glinka
Ensemble: Berlin Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Claus Peter Flor
CD/Album: Smetana, Liszt, Sibelius, Glinka, Tchaikovsky
Record co./Cat #: RCA 60119
 
 

10:09am

Serenade #10 (for Winds) "Gran Partita" in Bb, K 361 (aka: Serenade For 13 Winds)
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Orchestra of St. Luke's
Conductor: Charles Mackerras
CD/Album: Mozart: Serenade in B-flat major for 13 Winds
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80359
 
 

11:00am

Jeffrey Buettner & William Metcalfe on Bach
 
 

11:01am

Brandenburg Concerto #3 in G, BWV 1048
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico
CD/Album: Bach: Brandenburg Concertos
Record co./Cat #: Teldec 98442
 
 

11:12am

Motet: Singet dem Herrn ein Neues Lied, BWV 225 ("Sing unto the Lord a New Song")
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Ensemble: The Sixteen
Conductor: Harry Christophers
CD/Album: Bach: The Six Motets
Record co./Cat #: Hyperion 66369
 
 

11:25am

Cantata #191 "Gloria in excelsis Deo"
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Ensemble: Bach Choir of Bethlehem & Bach Festival Orchestra
Conductor: Greg Funfgeld
CD/Album: Bach - Vialdi: The Bach choir of Bethlehem
Record co./Cat #: Analekta 9873
 
 

11:37am

St. John Passion: opening and chosing choruses, BWV 245
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Ensemble: Monteverdi Choir & English Baroque Soloists
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
CD/Album: J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 419324
 
 

12:01pm

String Quartet #2 in G, Op. 18/2
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Ensemble: Miro String Quartet
CD/Album: Beethoven: String Quartets, Opus 18 (complete)
Record co./Cat #: Vanguard 1655
 
 

12:25pm

La Mer ("The sea")
Composer: Claude Debussy
Ensemble: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Paavo Jarvi
CD/Album: Debussy: Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune / Nocturnes / La Mer / Berceuse Heroique
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80617
 
 

12:52pm

El Condor Pasa
Composer: Jorge Morel
Soloists: John Williams, guitar
CD/Album: Classic Williams: Romance of the Guitar
Record co./Cat #: Sony 89141
 
 

12:56pm

Scherzino Mexicano
Composer: Manuel Ponce
Soloists: John Williams, guitar
CD/Album: Classic Williams: Romance of the Guitar
Record co./Cat #: Sony 89141
 
 

1:01pm

Concerto for 2 Pianos #2 in Ab
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
Ensemble: Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Bystrik Rezucha
Soloists: Joshua Pierce & Dorothy Jonas, piano duo
CD/Album: Mendelssohn: Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 for Two Pianos
Record co./Cat #: MSR Classics 1330
 
 

1:44pm

Sonata in C, K 159
Composer: Domenico Scarlatti
(transcribed for harp by Victoria Drake)
Soloists: Victoria Drake, harp
CD/Album: Scarlatti's Harp
Record co./Cat #: Well-Tempered Productions 5168
 
 

1:49pm

Sonata in b, K 87
Composer: Domenico Scarlatti
(transcribed for harp by Victoria Drake)
Soloists: Victoria Drake, harp
CD/Album: Scarlatti's Harp
Record co./Cat #: Well-Tempered Productions 5168
 
 

1:54pm

Sonata in Bb, K 545
Composer: Domenico Scarlatti
(transcribed for harp by Victoria Drake)
Soloists: Victoria Drake, harp
CD/Album: Scarlatti's Harp
Record co./Cat #: Well-Tempered Productions 5168
 
 

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