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Christmas Eve - Martin Handley

Christmas Eve Breakfast with Martin Handley, including the last window in our musical Advent Calendar and our final daily JS Bach Prelude and fugue. Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk.

Christmas Eve Breakfast with Martin Handley. This month we featured a daily prelude and fugue from Book 2 of Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, and today is the final one, No.24 in B minor, BWV.893. Also including listener requests and the last window in our Breakfast Advent Calendar.

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and fugue in C major BWV.545

    Performer: James Johnstone.
    • Bach: Fantasias, Preludes & Fugues.
    • METRONOME.
    • 1-3.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita in E major for lute, BWV 1006a

    Performer: John Williams.
    • Bach: The Four Lute Suites: John Williams.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Oboe Concerto from BWV 105, 170 and 49 (1st mvt)

    Music Arranger: Andreas N.Tarkmann. Performer: Albrecht Mayer. Choir: Trinity Baroque. Orchestra: The English Concert.
    • Voices of Bach: Albrecht Meyer.
    • Decca.
    • 14.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude in B minor

    Music Arranger: Alexander Siloti. Performer: Alexis Weissenberg.
    • EMI.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata BWV132 'Bereitet die Wege, bereitet die Bahn'

    Singer: Brigitte Geller. Singer: Michael Chance. Singer: Jan Kobow. Singer: Dietrich Henschel. Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Bach Cantatas.
    • SOLI DEO GLORIA.
    • 12-17.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata No 2 in A minor for violin solo, BWV 1003 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Viktoria Mullova.
    • Bach: 6 Sonatas & Partitas.
    • Onyx.
    • 15.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Capriccio from Partita No 2 in C minor, BWV 826

    Performer: Beatrice Rana.
    • BBC "New Generation Artists" recording..
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    The Well-Tempered Clavier: No. 24: Prelude and Fugue in B minor, BWV 893

    Performer: Davitt Moroney.
    • Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 12.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata in E flat major, BWV.1031 (Siciliano)

    Music Arranger: Wilhelm Kempff. Performer: Dinu Lipatti.
    • EMI.
    • 10.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Chorale 'O Gott, du frommer Gott - from Partite diverse BWV 767

    Performer: Christopher Hogwood.
    • METRONOME.
    • 8.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Contrapunctus 1 (Die Kunst der Fuge)

    Ensemble: Armida Quartett.
    • BBC New Generation Artists recording.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Piece d'Orgue, BWV.572

    Performer: James Johnstone.
    • METRONOME.
    • 6.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Offne dich, mein ganzes Herze (Cantata BWV.61)

    Singer: Joanne Lunn. Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Bach Cantatas.
    • SOLI DEO GLORIA.
    • 5.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Two Part Invention in D minor, BWV.775

    Performer: Wendy Carlos.
    • Switched On Bach 2000.
    • TELARC.
    • 6.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV1068

    Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.
    • Bach: Ouverturen.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 8-12.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Final Amen (Cantata BWV.61)

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Bach Cantatas.
    • SOLI DEO GLORIA.
    • 6.

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