Bach, Johann Sebastian / Purcell, Henry / Erlebach, Philipp Heinrich
Every one a chaconne. Kantater 78 & 150 / Chaconne / Overtyr
Bach Players,TheHyphen Press Music
5060184830010 | HPM 002 | 1CD
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.