Bach mentored over 80 students, not the least of them his own sons. Bach’s very last student though was one he taught on his deathbed: Johann Gottfried Müthel.
A tour of the violin in Italy with music by composers both famous and forgotten.
The ACRONYM ensemble plays the Alphabet Sonatas by Johann Christoph Pezel.
A continuation of a three-part series featuring music that Bach wrote for the violin. Ton Koopman and Catherine Manson perform.
Hear from a new recording that reconstructs Bach's Passion liturgy.
Two Gregorian Masses from the Thomas Gradual St. Thomas Church, Leipzig, c. 1300
Collegium Vocale Gent and Bach Collegium Japan in two new releases of Bach cantatas.
Two new recordings are beautifully done, but different interpretations set each apart.
This week, a look at all who were taken into consideration for the Leipzig Kantor’s job. We’ll also review new release from John Eliot Gardiner.