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Here are the recordings used in all three parts of the series, “the Life and Work of J.S. Bach, the Organist”. Select the piece that interests you, then follow the footnote to view the album it comes from. Repertoire used in Parts 2 and 1 are below part 3...

Show Title: The Life and Work of J.S. Bach (part 3)

Broadcast date: March 28, 2021

Listener/email contact: roger@loftrecordings.com

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THEME: Bach: Nun freut euch, BWV 734 1

Bach: Prelude in B-flat minor, from Well Tempered Clavier, bk. 1, BWV 867 (Partial) 2

Bach: Fugue in G minor, BWV 542 3

Bach: Allemande from French Suite in C minor (partial) 2

Bach: Jesus nahm zu sich die Zw ölfe, BWV 22::(Bass aria) Mein Jesu, Ziehe Mich Nach Dir 4

Bach: Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft, (First movement) BWV 50 4

Bach: Magnificat in d major (first movement), BWV 243 5

THEME: Bach: Nun freut euch, BWV 734 1

Bach: Allegro (movt 1) from Concerto for three harpsichords in d minor, BWV 1063 6

Bach: Fugue in E minor, BWV 548 7

Bach: Vor deinen Thron tret iuch, BWV 668 8

Bach: Fugue in A minor (partial) 1

Sign off theme:Bach: “Bist du bei mir”, BWV 508 1

Recordings used:

1. ”Bach: Luneburg to Weimar”, Roger W Sherman, organ, LRCD-1158

2. Unpublished studio recording, Roger W Sherman

3.“Bach at Saint Mark’s” Roger W Sherman, organ; LRCD-1157

4. “Bach: Complete Sacred Cantatas” Masaaki Suzuki director; BIS-9055-SACD

5.“Bach / Magnificat / Herreweghe” La Chapelle Royale, Collegium Vocale, Philippe Herreweghe; HMC 901326

6.Unpublished concert recording

7.“Bach: One of a Kind” William Porter, organ; LRCD-1025

8.“Bach: The Leipzig Chorales” Christa Rakich, organ; LRCD-1078-79

Show #:742

Broadcast date:March 21, 2021

Show Title:The Life and Work of J.S. Bach (part 2)

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Show Title: The Life and Work of J.S. Bach (part 2)

Broadcast date: March 21, 2021

Listener/email contact: roger@loftrecordings.com


THEME: Bach: Nun freut euch, BWV 734 1

Bach: Fugue in G minor (“the little”), BWV 578 2

Bach: Der Herr denket an uns, BWV 196, 3. Aria (Soprano): 'Er segnet, die den Herrn fürchten' 3

Bach: Gott ist mein König (frst movt) , BWV 71 3

Bach: Allegro (third mvt) (Trio) Sonata 1, BWV 525 4

Bach: Toccata in d minor, BWV 565 2

Bach: Toccata in C major (partial), BWV 564 5

Bach: Fugue in E-flat major (partial) 6

Bach: Chorale from “Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben”, BWV 147 (better known as “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring”) 3

THEME: Bach: Nun freut euch, BWV 734 1

Bach: Concerto in G major, (third movement) BWV 592 7

Bach: Toccata in d minor (“Dorian”), BWV 538 8

Antonio Vivaldi/arranged by Bach: Concerto in F major (third movement, partial), BWV 9

Bach: O Mensch, bewein dein Sünde groß, BWV 622 1

Bach: Chorale from funeral cantata, Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227 10

Sign off theme:Bach: “Bist du bei mir”, BWV 508 1

Recordings used:

1. https://www.gothic-catalog.com/product_p/lrcd-1158.htm

2. https://www.gothic-catalog.com/product_p/lrcd-1155.htm

3. “Bach: Complete Sacred Cantatas” Masaaki Suzuki director; Yumiko Kurisu, soprano; BIS-9055-SACD

4.https://www.gothic-catalog.com/J_S_Bach_Trio_Sonatas_Christa_Rakich_2_CDs_p/lrcd-1102-03.htm

5.Concert recording, unpublished, Roger W. Sherman, organ

6.https://www.gothic-catalog.com/Bach_Clavierubung_Schublers_Lippincott_2_CDs_p/g-49242.htm

7.https://www.gothic-catalog.com/J_S_Bach_Concerto_Transcriptions_Lippincott_p/g-49275.htm

8.https://www.gothic-catalog.com/product_p/lrcd-1157.htm

9.https://www.gothic-catalog.com/Bach_Under_the_Influence_p/lrcd-1156.htm

10.J.S. Bach: Complete Motets, Choir of Trinity Wall Street, Julian Wachner, conductor, Musica Omnia MO0403

Show Title: The Life and Work of J.S. Bach (part1)

Broadcast date: March 14, 2021


THEME: Bach : Nun freut euch, BWV 734 (partial) 2

Bach: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 (partial) 1

Bach: Alle Menschen müssen sterben, BWV 642 (complete) 2

Pachelbel: Variation from Partita on Freu dich sehr 1

Georg Böhm: Vater Unser im Himmelreich (Complete) 1

D’Anglebert: Prelude from Premiere Suite (1689) (partial) 3

THEME: Bach : Nun freut euch, BWV 734 (partial) 2

J.S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV 549 4

Buxtehude: Toccata for organ in D minor, BuxWV 1555

Sign off theme: Bach: “Bist du bei mir”, BWV 508 2

Recordings used:

1. https://www.gothic-catalog.com/Bach_Under_the_Influence_p/lrcd-1156.htm

2. https://www.gothic-catalog.com/product_p/lrcd-1158.htm

3. https://www.gothic-catalog.com/product_p/rzcd-5021.htm

4. https://www.gothic-catalog.com/product_p/lrcd-1157.htm

5. https://www.gothic-catalog.com/Buxtehude_and_the_Mean_Tone_Organ_Davidsson_2_CDs_p/lrcd-1090-91.htm


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About the Organ Loft:

The Organ Loft is a radio program about choral and organ music, particularly music of the Pacific Northwest. Hosted by Roger Sherman, Associate Organist Emeritus of St Mark's Cathedral in Seattle, and Artistic Director Emeritius of the Orcas Choral Society.

The Organ Loft features music of Pacific Northwest choirs and organs, composers and organ builders. Approximately 50% of the programming is organ, and 50% choral.

The first broadcast was on KING-FM, October 3, 1993; broadcasts on KWAX began about one year later. Both stations stream their broadcasts over the Web---click their links below to connect to their on-line broadcast streams.

Broadcast Roster:

SEATTLE: KING-FM Seattle's Classical Choice (webcast: KING-FM Homepage)
Sundays at 10:00 PM
KING-FM, 98.1

OREGON: KWAX-FM and the University of Oregon radio network (webcast: KWAX-FM Homepage)
Sundays at 6:00 PM

Eugene, 91.1 KWAX
Redmond, 88.5 KWRX
Florence, 91.5 KWVZ
Salem, 92.9
Newport, 91.9
Reedsport, 90.9
Bend, 88.9
Sunriver 90.9
Unless otherwise noted, our closing theme is "Touch her soft lips and part" from William Walton's score to the film "Henry V."

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