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To Stir the Heart

Donald Macleod discovers how the Seven Years War affected life in Berlin during CPE Bach's tenure as harpsichordist at the court of Frederick the Great, and finds insights into Bach's musical philosophy: "I believe that music must, first and foremost, stir the heart ...".

1 hour

Music Played

  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Bitten Wq.194'9 for voice and keyboard

    Singer: Gotthold Schwarz. Performer: Sabine Bauer.
    • CAPRICCIO: 10-856.
    • CAPRICCIO.
    • 12.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Symphony in E flat major Wq.179

    Ensemble: Berlin Academy of Ancient Music.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI : HMC 901-711.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 1.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Ehres Gottes aus der Natur

    Singer: Gotthold Schwarz. Performer: Sabine Bauer.
    • BACH, Carl Philipp Emanuel: Ehres Gottes aus der Natur.
    • CAPRICCIO.
    • 14.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Sonata in E major Wq.48`3 (Prussian no.3) for keyboard

    Performer: Gustav Leonhardt.
    • RCA : GD-71969.
    • RCA.
    • 3.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Prufung am Abend Wq.194`7 for voice and keyboard

    Singer: Gotthold Schwarz. Performer: Sabine Bauer.
    • BACH, Carl Philipp Emanuel: Ehres Gottes aus der Natur.
    • CAPRICCIO.
    • 11.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Trio sonata in C minor Wq.161`1 (Sanguineus und melancholicus) for 2 violins an

    Ensemble: Florilegium Ensemble.
    • CPE Bach: Sonata in C minor Wq 161 no 4.
    • CHANNEL CLASSICS.
    • 5.

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