Bach in the Berkshires

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Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor, the Cantata No. 96, and the Brazilian Guitar Quartet

Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor, the Cantata No. 96, and the Brazilian Guitar Quartet

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Mark Padmore in the Cantata No. 114

Mark Padmore in the Cantata No. 114

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Glenn Gould's Goldberg Variations

Glenn Gould's Goldberg Variations

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Cantata No. 19, for St. Michael and All Angels

Cantata No. 19, for St. Michael and All Angels

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On the program:

Sonata in E for violin and harpsichord, BWV 1016 - Viktoria Mullova, violin, and Ottavio Dantone, harpsichord

Cantata BWV 19 Es erhub sich ein Streit - Malin Hartelius, soprano;  James Gilchrist, tenor;  Peter Harvey, bass;  Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

Fantasia and Fugue in A minor, BWV 944 - Angela Hewitt, piano

Brandenburg Concerto No. 9 (after BWV 11 and 34, arr. Bruce Haynes) - Montreal Baroque Band, Eric Milnes, conductor

(image of St. Michael and the dragon in stained glass from St. Rochus Church, Duisdorf, Germany, by Reinhardhauke, via Wikimedia Commons)

Pianist Jeremy Denk, and the Cantata No. 17

Pianist Jeremy Denk, and the Cantata No. 17

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Fleisher's Chaconne

Fleisher's Chaconne

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Performances of Bach's music recorded at Tanglewood in Lenox, Mass.

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Suite No. 3 for Orchestra in D, BWV 1068 - Boston Symphony Orchestra, Serge Koussevitzky, conductor
(recorded in 1945)

Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 225 (translation) - Tanglewood Festival Chorus, John Oliver, conductor
(recorded in 1998)

Brandenburg Concerto No. 6, BWV 1051 - Boston Symphony Orchestra; Charles Munch
(recorded in 1957)

(photo of Lion Gate at Tanglewood by Stu Rosner, courtesy of the BSO)

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