Vita Christi: Bach, the fifth evangelist (docvmentary)

A homage to Johann Sebastian Bach, the composer of the Christian message: the music documentary Vita Christi—Bach, the Fifth Evangelist was produced for the 2013 Bach Festival Leipzig. With the theme, “Vita Christi”, that year’s edition of the festival retold the life of Jesus Christ in oratorios, masses and cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach and composers… Continue lendo Vita Christi: Bach, the fifth evangelist (docvmentary)

Bach: Mass in B minor | Thomanerchor and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

One of the greatest musical works of all time: The Thomanerchor Leipzig and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig perform J.S. Bach’s Mass in B minor (BWV 232) in the Church of St. Thomas on July 28, 2000. The stunning backdrop to the performance is particularly fitting since Bach was music director of the church (Kapellmeister) from 1723… Continue lendo Bach: Mass in B minor | Thomanerchor and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

MASSIMILIANO MARTINELLI – Complete Cello Suites of Bach

Massimiliano Martinelli is an Italian cellist known for his flawless technique, strong versatility and soul-stirring expressivity. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32FpqysC1PY He made his debut as soloist in 2007, playing Krzysztof Penderecki’s “Concerto Grosso per tre violoncelli e orchestra” alongside the Orchestra Giovanile Italiana (OGI). Since then, he has performed several concerts around Europe and Asia, collaborating with world-famous… Continue lendo MASSIMILIANO MARTINELLI – Complete Cello Suites of Bach

EVANGELINA MASCARDI – Partita in C moll BWV 997 (Bach)

Registrato a Mondovì (Cuneo) il 26 febbraio 2021 nella sede dell'Academia Montis Regalis da Edoardo Lambertenghi e Alma Zeccara. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JYjcwW9MmM J. S. Bach - Partita in C moll BWV 997 - Evangelina Mascardi (liuto barocco). Liuto costruito da Cezar Mateus (New Jersey 2007). PreludeFugaSarabandeGigueDouble

EVANGELINA MASCARDI – Lute Suite in E Major BWV 1006a (J. S. Bach)

A lute is any plucked string instrument with a neck and a deep round back enclosing a hollow cavity, usually with a sound hole or opening in the body. It may be either fretted or unfretted. More specifically, the term "lute" can refer to an instrument from the family of European lutes. The term also… Continue lendo EVANGELINA MASCARDI – Lute Suite in E Major BWV 1006a (J. S. Bach)

NILS CHEVILLE – Prélude de la Suite BWV 997

The Suite in C minor, BWV 997, by Johann Sebastian Bach, exists in two versions: (1) BWV 997.1 – 1st version, composed before its earliest extant manuscript copy was written 1738–1741, for Lautenwerk (lute-harpsichord); (2) BWV 997.2 – 2nd version, for lute: the arrangement is possibly not by Bach. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJAonF-k70Y GUITARE: Nils Cheville SON: Hervé… Continue lendo NILS CHEVILLE – Prélude de la Suite BWV 997

La huella de Bach: Bach moderno

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMV6iwWEjWY El contrapunto bachiano y el motivo BACH han sido fuente de inspiración para muchos autores del siglo XX como Busoni, Britten o Hindemith. Obras de J. S. Bach, B. Britten, P. Hindemith, E. Ysaÿe, M. Reger, F. Poulenc y N. Rota. Con la participación de Adolfo Gutiérrez, Miguel Ituarte, Erzhan Kulibaev, Juan de la… Continue lendo La huella de Bach: Bach moderno

BACH, el primer jazzista

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdVDOxCd19I El arte de la improvisación, inherente al lenguaje del jazz, era una de las destrezas de Bach más valoradas por sus contemporáneos. Su obra se ha convertido hoy en un standard inagotable para músicos de jazz. Con la participación de Josep Colom, Miguel Ituarte, Baptiste Trotignon, Uri Caine, Pieter-Jan Belder, Johann Sebastian Jazz y… Continue lendo BACH, el primer jazzista

“Hija de la Música”, poema de Olga Lucía Betancourt

“Imposible separar el infinito de la muerte,la muerte de la música y la música de lamelancolía...” - Emil Cioran ¡La Música! Señora de mi alma,de mi piel, de mis sentidos.Amante de mi vida. Un pentagrama en tonos menores,Aria para mi desamparoy Coraza contra la Soledad. Tal vez fui un pianobajo la intensidad de Chopin.o el… Continue lendo “Hija de la Música”, poema de Olga Lucía Betancourt

Pode algum compositor igualar-se a Bach? (Clemency-Burton Hill)

BBC, 17 de setembro de 2014 ("Can any composer equal Bach?") Quase 300 anos após sua morte, Johann Sebastian Bach continua sendo o padrão-ouro da música clássica. Clemency-Burton Hill explora a razão disso. No programa do café-da-manhã da Rádio BBC 3 nós temos uma seção chamada Bach antes das 7. Toda manhã semanal, antes das… Continue lendo Pode algum compositor igualar-se a Bach? (Clemency-Burton Hill)