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J.S. Bach: Life and Works - 1/2

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Published on Jul 31, 2008

Stunningly filmed in locations throughout central Germany, "J.S. Bach: Life and Works" sets a new standard for artful filming of music performance. A rare DVD featuring excellent performances of a variety of Bach works in the context of locations the music was intended for: churches and castles. Includes the first filmed performance on the recently reconstructed Wender organ in Arnstadt where Bach worked early in his career. Extra features include a 21-minute documentary film on the life and work of J.S. Bach, narrated in five languages (English, German, Spanish, French & Japanese).

Program:

- Toccata & Fugue in D minor BWV 565 (Gottfried Preller, organ; Bach Church, Arnstadt; Wender organ reconstructed by Otto Hoffmann Orgelbau of Ostheim)

- Cantata "Gott ist mein König" BWV 71 (Telemann-Kammerorchester and Choir; St. Mary's Church, Mühlhausen)

- Concerto in C BWV 984 after Johann Ernst von Sachsen-Weimar (Christine Schornsheim, harpsichord; Weimar Castle)

- Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major BWV 1048 (Telemann-Kammerorchester; Köthen Castle)

- Motet "Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf" BWV 226 (Thomanerchor Leipzig, conducted by Thomaskantor Georg Christoph Biller; St. Thomas Church, Leipzig)

- Excerpts from "The Art of Fugue" BWV 1080 (Dresden String Trio; Old Bourse, Leipzig)

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