The links below are to audio files of special segments recorded by Rich Samuels for WORT's celebration of the 328th anniversary of the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach. They aired on WORT 89.9 FM and wortfm.org on March 21, 2013.
Rachel Eve Holmes (soprano), Kostas Tiliakos (oboe) and Thomas Kasdorf (piano) peform the aria "Sich ueben im Lieben" from Bach's Wedding Cantata BWV 202. Recorded in Madison's Grace Episcopal Church.
Recorded at Madison's Luther Memorial Church: an interview with Organist Bruce Bengston and a performance of Bach's Prelude and Fugue in G major BWV 541
Recorded in the residence of Trevor Stephenson, harpsichordist and Artistic Director of the Madison Bach Musicians: Trevor Stephenson talks about his fascination with the music of Bach and plays selections from Book I of the Well-Tempered Clavier.
Recorded in a practice room in the Mosse Huanities Building. UW Professor Emeritus Karlos Moser talks about the Well-Tempered Clavier and plays the final fugue from Book I.
Recorded at Farley's House of Pianos in Madison: Renee Farley (piano), Tim Farley (guitar) and Shannon Farley (viol), accompanied by pianist Greg Punswick) perform Bach selections.
Recorded at Christ Presbyterian Church, Madison: Kathy Otterson (mezzo-soprano), Cindy Whip (violin), and Michael Keller (piano) perform arias from Cantata 75 and 129.
Recorded at the home of Tim Adrianson: Pianist Tim Adrianson plays Bach's Prelude and fuge in E minor from Book II of the Well-Tempered Clavier.
Recorded at the Madison Music Foundry: Dennis Simonson (soprano saxophone) and Pete Ross (alto saxophone) perform transcriptions of Bach organ duets.