The Leipzig Legacy - Bach and His Predecessors
Date: October 24, 2013
Location: North Carolina, USA
Details: Friday, October 25th, 8:00 pm EST at Duke University Chapel (It will stream online at: http://www.youtube.com/dukechapel)
Who: Duke Vespers Ensemble and Cappella Baroque, our orchestra of Baroque-period instruments, conducted by Brian A. Schmidt
What: Music representing 100 years prior to Bach at the Thomaskirche, showcasing the progression of styles from late-Renaissance to the height of the Baroque period
Schein "Ich lasse dich nicht" (from Israels Brünlein)
Schelle "Christus, der ist mein leben"
Kuhnau "Tristis est anima mea"
Telemann "Concerto Polonois in G" (TWV 43:G7) - (Okay, he didn't have the job, but he was "in the web" during a high period there!)
J.S. Bach - "Concerto in A minor for Four Harpsichords" (BWV 1065)
J.S. Bach - "Jesu, der du meine seele" (BWV 78)