Notes on Bach
By Carrie Allen Tipton
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Conversations with scholars on the life, times, music, and legacy of J.S. Bach, sponsored by Bach Society Houston.
||CleanA Traveler's Guide to Bach Country||Join us this month as we hear from Robert and Traute Marshall, co-authors of a new book about Bach Country called Exploring the World of J.S. Bach: A Traveler's Guide. Whether you're planning a trip to Germany or just dreaming about one, you'll enjoy...||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBach and God: A Conversation with Michael Marissen||The annual approach to Passion season and Holy Week affords a timely opportunity to consider how the theological context of 18th-century Lutheranism informs Bach's music. This month, we hear from one of the world's foremost Bach scholars who works on...||3/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew Research on Bach's Keyboard Music||In this month's episode, we hear from Dr. Matthew Dirst, Professor of Music at the University of Houston's Moores School of Music and founder and Artistic Director of Ars Lyrica Houston, a Grammy-nominated early music ensemble. Matthew gives us a...||1/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSonic Time-Travel to J.S. Bach's Leipzig for Christmas 1723: An Interview with John Butt||In this month's episode, we hear from Dr. John Butt, Gardiner Professor of Music at the University of Glasgow and Director of Edinburgh's Dunedin Consort, about his recorded reconstruction of the 1723 Christmas Day Vespers Service in J.S. Bach's...||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWriting Bach in Fiction: A Conversation with Lauren Belfer||This month, “Notes on Bach” detours off the straight-and-narrow path of music scholarship for a fascinating conversation with New York Times bestselling author Lauren Belfer. Join us to hear Belfer discuss her recent thriller, And After the Fire,...||11/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReformation 500: Looking Back at a Century of Upheaval||Join our guest Chiara Bertoglio, Italian musicologist and pianist, as we discuss her recent book Reforming Music: Music and the Religious Reformations of the 16th Century.||10/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Passion Story in Baroque Theology, Art, and Music||This month, Dr. Richard Viladesau, Professor of Theology at Fordham University, helps us understand Baroque Lutheran Passion settings in a broader artistic and cultural context. In this episode, Dr. Viladesau discusses his book...||3/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanListening to Bach's Passions||An Interview with Dr. Daniel R. Melamed||3/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNumbers and the Music of J.S. Bach||Guest: Dr. Ruth Tatlow, Independent Scholar (Sweden): co-founder of Bach Network UK, designer and founder of the open-access journal Understanding Bach, and frequent visiting researcher at the Leipzig Bach Archive. Every year in January,...||1/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAdvent and J.S. Bach||A Conversation with Markus Rathey||12/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDeath and J.S. Bach||November: “Death and J.S. Bach” As we pass Halloween and All Saints Day and move into the waning of the church year and the calendar year, we’ll hear from Dr. Stephen Crist, Associate Professor of Music at Emory University and Immediate Past...||11/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat Did Early Lutheran Worship Really Sound Like?||This October marks the 499th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, a historical event so broad and sweeping in its implications that when assessing it in hindsight, we often find it hard to discern historical fact from popular fiction. Listen...||10/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|