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As our Holy Week installment of the Tuesday Blog, I chose to program a "bonus" selection from the Podcast Vault which will be posted on our Podcast channel exceprionally for one week only.
This particularpodcast presents two works that pertain to the Biblical events surrounding the Crucifixion. The works span nearly 150 years, from the latter part of the 19th century to the 1930’s.
Updated Mar-31-2015 at 12:28 by itywltmt
For those unfamiliar with our monthly recordings review - If Sound Quality (SQ) and Overall Impression (OI) grades need further context, feel free to visit earlier posts in this series.
Programming Note - In order to program an additional selection from the Podcast Vault for Holy Week next week, I am holding my monthly Chronique du Disque a week early.
My Suggestions for March
Today’s Once Upon the Internet presents tracks uploaded from the site johann-sebastian-bach.org which a few years ago discontinued the distribution of “complete” works, only offering samples or streaming content). We owe the site to Michael Reckling, a trained German organist and visual artist who moved to Spain over 40 years ago.
Reckling, who frequented the Church of Our Lady of the Incarnation of Marbella was impressed with the location’s acoustics, and he took upon himself
Over the course of a forty-five-year career Ton Koopman has established himself as a leader in the “authentic” movement. He trained in Amsterdam, where he studied organ, harpsichord and musicology and was awarded the Prix d'Excellence for both instruments.
From the beginning of his musical studies he was fascinated by authentic instruments and a performance style based on sound scholarship and
This month’s selection from the Podcast Vault is the first of three posts n the Tuesday Blog dedicated to the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. It also serves to conclude our previous month’s “Double, Double” series, with a pair of double concertos by the Cantor, and feeds another ongoing arc on concertos of all sorts.
Bach, like many of his Baroque contemporaries, was instrumental in
Updated Mar-03-2015 at 12:40 by itywltmt