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Pipedreams

Bach Alive

Monday, March 24, 2014

Pipedreams presents concert performances of music by the greatest composer for the pipe organ, J.S. Bach, in celebration of his birthday and the beginning of spring.

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Exploring Music

Bach Sleeps in on Sundays

Monday, March 17, 2014

This week host Bill McGlaughlin explores the music of Johann Sebastian Bach starting with music he composed for Prince Leopold of Anhalt-Köthen as Kapellmeister. The program will also examine the influence of Vivaldi on Bach's work and Felix Mendelssohn's revival of Bach's music in 1830. 

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Fishko Files

Angela Hewitt

Thursday, March 06, 2014

Angela Hewitt will be in New York next week to give a master class in the performance of music by Bach.  As WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us, Bach’s keyboard music has been especially appealing to pianists with a strong point of view.  Here is this Fishko Files…

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Albums of the Week

New Releases Highlight Family Affairs with Bach and Mozart

Sunday, March 02, 2014

As C.P.E. Bach's 300th birth anniversary approaches, our featured albums focus on his music and that of his famous dad, J.S. Bach. Plus, some Mozart arrangements for piano duo.

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Chamber Music Society

Bach and Vivaldi

Monday, February 17, 2014

Elliott Forrest co-hosts with Chamber Music Society's Co-Artistic Director David Finckel a weekly hour of live performances from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This week features an all-Baroque program of Bach and Vivaldi.

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WQXR Blog

Preservation Battles for Bach, Ives Homes Take Unusual Twists

Friday, February 14, 2014

While many former homes of history’s composers have been destroyed by war, natural disaster or workaday real estate development, campaigners have increasingly sought to preserve what remains.

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WQXR Features

Bach Hangout with Simone Dinnerstein

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Watch the archived Google Hangout with Simone Dinnerstein, the pianist who has made her name in the works of J.S. Bach. She was joined by several Bach thinkers, and played selections.

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All Ears with Terrance McKnight

The Low End Theory

Saturday, February 01, 2014

Tonight at 10 pm, Marika Hughes takes a closer listen to the instruments on the low end of the register, the ones that lay down the foundation but don’t always get featured in the spotlight.

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WQXR Features

Café Concert: Alisa Weilerstein

Monday, January 27, 2014

Alisa Weilerstein brings a Bach Gigue and Golijov's Omaramor to the WQXR Cafe, and talks about Dvorak, Venezuela and married life.

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The Choral Mix with Kent Tritle

New Music for the Year 2014

Sunday, January 26, 2014

This week Kent Tritle surveys some of the best recent recordings. There are new arrivals of old and contemporary material, from conductorless ensembles to groups led by well-established maestros.

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Exploring Music

Bach's Christmas Oratorio

Monday, December 23, 2013

Host Bill McGlaughlin explores Bach’s Christmas Oratorio.

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Soundcheck

12 Days Of Soundcheck '13: Chris Thile, 'Adagio' from Bach's Sonata No. 1 In G Minor

Thursday, December 19, 2013

On Thursday, December 19, download a special live performance of Chris Thile's take on Bach's "Adagio" from the Sonata No. 1 in G Minor, recorded in the Soundcheck studio.

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All Ears with Terrance McKnight

In a Sentimental Mood

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Duke Ellington's classic "In a Sentimental Mood" sets the stage for an evening of nostalgic moments. Our soundtrack for a journey down memory lane includes works by Bach, Janacek, De Falla and others.

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Soundcheck

Conductor John Eliot Gardiner Explores The Musical World Of Bach

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Sir John Eliot Gardiner's new book, Bach: Music In The Castle Of Heaven, the renowned conductor builds on existing Bach scholarship and examines Bach's personal life and musical compositions.

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Soundcheck

Hilary Hahn Gives Us An Encore...Or Three; Conductor John Eliot Gardiner; Mark Mulcahy Plays Live

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

In this episode: The superb classical violinist Hilary Hahn commissioned 27 diverse composers to write short encore pieces. She discusses the new project and performs a few selections in the Soundcheck studio.

Then, renowned conductor John Eliot Gardiner discusses exploring the life and work of one of music history's most influential composers in his book,Bach: Music In The Castle Of Heaven.

And songwriter Mark Mulcahy performs songs from his new record, Dear Mark J Mulcahy I Love You, his first album in eight years, in the Soundcheckstudio.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Jeremy Denk Performs Bach's Goldberg Variations

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Acclaimed pianist and 2013 MacArthur Fellow Jeremy Denk performs some of Bach’s Goldberg Variations live in our studios. His latest album is J. S. Bach: Goldberg Variations. He’ll also talk about his writing for The New Yorker.

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WQXR Blog

Gardiner: J.S. Bach Was a Hooligan in his Youth

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Johann Sebastian Bach may have been quite a brawler as a teenager. So writes John Eliot Gardiner, conductor and noted Bach interpreter, in a new book about the German baroque composer.

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Chamber Music Society

All Bach

Monday, October 28, 2013

This week's Chamber Music Society features an all-Bach program that includes one of the monumental suites for solo cello and the delightful vocal work popularly known as the "Coffee" Cantata.

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Pipedreams

'The Only Crayfish in My Brook'

Monday, October 14, 2013

On this week's Pipedreams, host Michael Barone makes a centenary salute to Johann Sebastian Bach's favorite and most prolific student, Johann Ludwig Krebs (1713–1780).

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Jeremy Denk on Bach's "Goldberg Variations"

Monday, October 07, 2013

Jeremy Denk on Bach's "Goldberg Variations"

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