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Bach Sons and El Son Jarocho

A new recording by Bart Kuijken and a classic by the Mexican group Ensamble Continuo.

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Photo: Courtesy of the Artist

American lutenist Lee Santana, left, collaborated with Ensamble Continuo in the recording "Laberinto en la guitarra."

This week’s edition features a new Accent label release by baroque flutist Barthold Kuijken in a program of sonatas by J.S. Bach’s sons. We’ll also listen to a new discovery of baroque guitar music performed in a Mexican popular style known as son jarocho.

Music Heard On This Episode

Wilhelm Friedemann Bach: Sonata in E minor, BR WFB B 17, I.Allegro ma non tanto
Bathold Kuijken, flute, and Ewald Demeyre, harpsichord — Flute Sonatas by the Bach Sons (Accent, 2009)
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Wilhelm Friedemann Bach: Sonata in E minor, BR WFB B 17, I.Allegro ma non tanto
Bathold Kuijken, flute, and Ewald Demeyre, harpsichord — Flute Sonatas by the Bach Sons (Accent, 2009)
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Johann Christian(?) Bach: Sonata in F major, H. 597, I.Adagio
Bathold Kuijken, flute, and Ewald Demeyre, harpsichord — Flute Sonatas by the Bach Sons (Accent, 2009)
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Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach: Sonata in D minor, HW VIII/3 Nr. 1 (1777), III.Allegro
Bathold Kuijken, flute, and Ewald Demeyre, harpsichord — Flute Sonatas by the Bach Sons (Accent, 2009)
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Traditional: El Coquí
Ensemble Continuo — Laberinto en la Guitarra (Urtext, 2005)
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Murcia/Traditional: Zarambeques o Muecas/El Aguanieve con fuga de Buscapiés
Ensemble Continuo — Laberinto en la Guitarra (Urtext, 2005)
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Bernard Gordillo

Bernard Gordillo was born in Managua, Nicaragua, and raised in New Orleans. He holds degrees from Centenary College of Louisiana, the Early Music Institute at Indiana University, and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (London). Bernard also writes and hosts the Harmonia Early Music Podcast.

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  • http://Houseoftrouble.blogspot.com Catherine

    Thank you for these incredible podcasts! I listen to every one in anticipation of some new gem to add to my collection.

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