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The Spirit of Bach - Dame Emma Kirkby

As part of the Spirit of Bach season, Dame Emma Kirkby shares some of her memories of singing Bach alongside some of her favourite recordings of other performers, including Christoph Prégardien, Barbara Schlick, Peter Kooi and Hana Blažíková.

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20 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Grosser Herr, o starker Konig (Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248)

    Singer: Klaus Mertens. Orchestra: Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra. Director: Ton Koopman.
    • Bach: Weihnachtsoratorium.
    • Berlin Classics.
    • 8.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Komm in mein Herzenshaus (Cantata BWV 80)

    Singer: Joanne Lunn. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Bach Cantatas Volume 10.
    • SDG.
    • 13.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Frische Schatten, meine Freude (Der Zufriedengestellte Aeolus BWV 205)

    Singer: Charles Daniels. Ensemble: I Barocchisti. Conductor: Diego Fasolis.
    • J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 205 & BWV 110.
    • Arts Music.
    • 3.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata BWV 106, 'Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit' (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Theatre of Early Music.
    • Bach Early Cantatas, Volume 1.
    • CHACONNE.
    • 16.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Ich habe genug (Cantata BWV 82)

    Singer: David Thomas. Ensemble: The Taverner Choir, Consort & Players. Conductor: Andrew Parrott.
    • Bach: Cantatas Nos.52, 54, 82 & 170.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Christe eleison (Mass in B minor, BWV 232)

    Performer: Václav Luks. Singer: Hana Blažíková. Singer: Sophie Harmsen. Orchestra: Collegium 1704.
    • Bach: Mass in B minor (BWV 232).
    • ACCENT.
    • 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Siehe, ich stehe vor der Tur (Cantata BWV 61)

    Singer: Peter Harvey. Ensemble: The Purcell Quartet.
    • Bach: Weimar Cantatas.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 16.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Agnus Dei (Mass in B Minor, BWV 232)

    Singer: Sally Bruce-Payne. Ensemble: Yorkshire Baroque Soloists. Director: Peter Seymour.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Ach, wenn wird die Zeit erscheinen (Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248)

    Singer: Monika Frimmer. Singer: Yoshikazu Mera. Singer: Gerd Türk. Ensemble: Bach Collegium Japan. Conductor: Masaaki Suzuki.
    • Cantatas 2 JS Bach Collegium Japan.
    • BIS.
    • 16.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Chorale-Prelude 'Machs mit mir, Gott, nach deiner Güt', BWV 957

    Performer: Christopher Herrick.
    • Bach - The Neumeister Chorales.
    • Hyperion.
    • 5.

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