Glory of Bach, Song of the Earth

mahler-bach-100From two memorable 2009 Spoleto Festival Concerts, cantatas by Dietrich Buxtehude (from Membri Jesu Nostri - The Body of Our Lord, Jesus Christ) and Johann Sebastian Bach (Christ Lag in Todesbanden - Christ Lay in the Bonds of Death) performed by the Westminster Choir under the direction of Andrew Megill; and Gustav Mahler's masterpiece, Das Lied von der Erde, with Emmanuel Villaume conducting the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra, and soloists Russell Thomas and Sasha Cooke.

Listen to the entire program: Glory of Bach, Song of the Earth



Billboard and Show Open - Lauren Rico



A Conversation with Andrew Megill - Jennifer Foster



Dietrich Buxtehude: Membra Jesu Nostri: Ad Manus (To His Hands)
Westminster Choir, Andrew Megill



Introduction to Ad Genua and Ad Latus - Lauren Rico



Dietrich Buxtehude: Membra Jesu Nostri: Ad Genua, Ad Latus (To His Knees, To His Side)
Westminster Choir, Andrew Megill



Introduction to Christ Lag in Todesbanden - Lauren Rico



Johann Sebastian Bach: Christ Lag in Totesbanden, Cantata No. 4
Westminster Choir, Andrew Megill



Introduction to Das Lied von der Erde - Lauren Rico



Gustav Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth)
Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra, Emmanuel Villaume
Russell Thomas, tenor
Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano



End of the show - Lauren Rico



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