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C.P.E. Bach

July 29, 2013

Performance Today for Monday, July 29, 2013

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach was the son of the immortal Johann Sebastian Bach. But CPE was also a great composer and musician in his own right. He was the harpsichordist and composer for the Prussian King, Frederick the Great. We'll hear a cello concerto by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, on Monday's Performance Today.

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Johan Halvorsen
    Gigue from Suite ancienne, op. 31
    Norwegian Radio Orchestra; Ari Rasilainen, conductor
  • Astor Piazzolla
    Oblivion
    Alecia Lawyer, oboe; River Oaks Chamber Orchestra; JoAnn Falletta, conductor
    The Church of St. John The Divine, Houston, TX
  • J.S. Bach (Orch. Reger)
    Bourree in G minor from English Suite No. 2, B.W.V. 806
    River Oaks Chamber Orchestra; Alastair Willis, conductor
    The Church of St. John the Divine, Houston, TX
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
    Cello Concerto in A, Wq 172
    Norwegian Radio Orchestra ; Paul Watkins, cello and conductor
    Radio Concert Hall, Oslo, Norway
  • Frank Campos
    The Water is Wide and Variations
    Frank Gabriel Campos, trumpet
    Ford Hall Auditorium, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
  • George Gershwin
    Summertime
    Jan Boland, flute; John Dowdall, guitar; Carey Bostian, cello
    First Presbyterian Church, Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Charles Ives
    Quartet No. 1, "From the Salvation Army" - 1. Andante con moto
    Emerson String Quartet

hour 2

  • Sergei Prokofiev
    Symphony No.1 in D maj, op. 25 - I. Allegro
    London Symphony Orchestra; Valery Gergiev, conductor
  • R.F.M. Mann
    JEWETT C.M. (Amazing Grace)
    Seraphic Fire; Patrick Dupre Quigley, artistic director
    First United Methodist Church of Coral Gables, FL
  • John Stevens
    Benediction
    Sotto Voce Tuba Quartet
    Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN
  • Johann Friedrich Fasch
    Concerto in F major, FWV L:F3 "Konzertsatz"
    Tempesta di Mare; Richard Stone & Gwyn Roberts, artistic directors
    Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill; Philadelphia, PA
  • Sergey Ivanovich Taneyev
    Symphony No. 4 in C minor, Op. 12 - 1. Allegro molto, 2. Adagio, 4. Finale. Allegro energico
    Mariinksy Orchestra; Valery Gergiev, conductor
    Congress and Concert Centre de Doelen, Rotterdam
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