Jul 16, 2021

Episode 43: Bach’s Trio Sonatas

We’ll look at two of Bach’s trio sonatas: the Sonata in G major for Two Flutes, BWV 1039; and Bach’s Sonata in Eb for organ, BWV 525, in both the original and a trio sonata version.

Jun 9, 2021

Episode 42: Bach’s Cantatas for Soprano: BWV 199 & BWV 52

We’ll look at two of Bach’s cantatas for soprano soloist: BWV 199, “My Heart Swims in Blood,” and BWV 52, “False World, I Do Not trust you.”

May 3, 2021

Episode 41: Bach’s Toccatas for Keyboard

We’ll focus on the Toccata in D major, BWV 912, and the Toccata in C minor, BWV 911.

Mar 29, 2021

Episode 40: Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, part 2

We'll look at part 2 of the St. Matthew Passion.

Mar 1, 2021

Episode 39: Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, part 1

We’ll look at part 1 of the St. Matthew Passion.

Feb 1, 2021

Episode 38: Bach’s Italian Concerto, BWV 971; French Overture, BWV 831; & Fantasie, BWV 906

We’ll look at the Italian Concerto, BWV 971; the French Overture, BWV 831; and the Fantasie, BWV 906.

Dec 28, 2020

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. 

Nov 27, 2020

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.

Oct 29, 2020

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.

Sep 25, 2020

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.

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