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Berkshire Bach Presents: The Bach and Mozart Connection
First Congregational Church (Great Barrington, MA)
Great Barrington, MA
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Berkshire Bach Presents: The Bach and Mozart Connection
THE PROGRAM:
Prelude and Fugue in d minor  K. 404a  --  Mozart/JS Bach  
(Prelude by Mozart, fugue from the Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1 #8)
Quartet for flute and strings in D major K. 285  --  Mozart
Orchestral Suite #5 in g minor BWV 1070  --  JS Bach/WF Bach
Trio Sonata in C major  DürG 13/ BWV 1037  --  Johann Gottlieb Goldberg/JS Bach
Orchestral Suite #2 in b minor for flute and strings  BWV 1067  --  JS Bach


THE MUSICIANS, all from ORCHESTRA OF ST. LUKE'S:
Elizabeth Mann, flute
Erika Sato, violin
Anca Nicolau, violin
Liuh-Wen Ting, viola
Myron Lutzke, violoncello
Robert Wolinsky, harpsichord

Visit www.berkshirebach.org for more information.

PROGRAM NOTES:
The Bach and Mozart Connection refers to Mozarts early exposure to the music of J. S. Bach, Bachs sons and Handel at the Viennese home of Baron Gottfied van Swieten, a Dutch diplomat, librarian, music lover and patron of Viennas best known composers (Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven) who worked for the Austrian Ebach-mozart-imagempire during the 18th. He also collected manuscripts by the Bach family, Handel and other baroque composers when in Berlin serving as envoy to the court of Frederick the Great. Van Swieten hosted music readings at his home in Vienna every Sunday during which those pieces would be explored. Mozart found the music instructional and inspirational and transcribed many of the works, particularly the fugues for a string ensemble and gave him invaluable insight into their contrapuntal genius. Perhaps, also, historically, it is in a way the beginning of interest in performing music of an earlier time setting the stage for our own current concert programming tradition. It took almost one hundred years after Bachs death for Mendelssohn to return the St. Matthew Passion to the Thomaskirche in Leipzig. Strange to think such a project would be ground breaking. To add further intrigue, all of the Bach works on the program have some interesting twists about their origins, authorship and instrumentation which will be discussed further at the concert.    Myron Lutzke

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First Congregational Church (Great Barrington, MA) (View)
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Great Barrington, MA 01230
United States


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Music > Classical

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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