Tag: Bach

  • Bach's Christmas Oratorio

    J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachts-Oratorium) Oratorio in 6 parts. BWV 248 Bach composed this work in Leipzig during 1734-1735. The text is by Christian Friedrich Henrici (Picander). This video recording is from 1982. Franz Kabelka – director. Performed in the Waldhausen Abbey Church, Waldhausen im Strudengau, Oberösterreich, Österreich (Austria). Concentus Musicus Wien: Nikolaus Harnoncourt – […]

  • Jarvis and Bach

    Australian author Martin Jarvis starts with an astounding assertion, that Bach’s second wife Anna Magdalena Bach wrote not only the Solo Cello Suites, but other major works attributed to Bach as well.  He expects us to go along with him with basically no real evidence. The much ballyhooed handwriting analysis is a joke, and it […]