Challenge
Every one a chaconne
Johann Sebastian Bach / Henry Purcell / Philipp Heinrich Erlebach
The Bach Players

Every one a chaconne

CD | Hyphen Press Music | 5060184830010 | HPM 002 | 04-13

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This programme is centred on the chaconne: you will hear how Henry Purcell and J.S. Bach join hands in this much-loved dance form of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Of the few works of Philipp Heinrich Erlebach that survive, we perform a suite that concludes with a chaconne. The two Bach cantatas are contrasting: BWV 150 is said to be Bach’s earliest surviving cantata, BWV 78 was composed in Leipzig at the height of his career.

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Sowohl Johann Sebastian Bach als auch Henry Purcell und Philipp Heinrich Erlebach beschäftigten sich mit der "Chaconne" und fügten diesen im 17. und 18. Jahrhundert beliebten Tanzmodus in ihren Kompositionen um.

Bach: Kantaten "Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich" BWV 150, "Jesu, der du meine Seele" NWV 78
Erlebach: Ouvertüre Nr. 5
Purcell: Chacony in c-moll

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