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Germany: Musical Tour Of Baroque Churches

Bach,J.s. / Rubsam
Release Date: 09/27/2011 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 2110536  
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wolfgang Rübsam
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 0 Hours 58 Mins. 

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GERMANY: A Musical Tour of Baroque Churches in Bavaria

The Places
The tour visits four notable baroque churches in Bavaria, the Monastic Church of the Assumption at Rohr, the Benedictine Abbey Church of Ottobeuren, the Alte Kapelle in Regensburg and the Monastic Church of St George and St Martin at Weltenburg near Kelheim.

The Music
Music for the tour is by Johann Sebastian Bach and is taken from the works Bach wrote for the organ. He had been familiar with the instrument from childhood, and apart from a short period from 1717 to 1723 as Court Kapellmeister to Prince Leopold of Anhalt-Cöthen, remained a respected performer on the instrument, a composer of organ music and an expert on the
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Picture format: NTSC 4:3
Sound format: PCM Stereo 2.0 / Dolby Digital 5.1 / DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Running time: 58 mins
No. of DVDs: 1 Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Prelude and Fugue in E flat major, BWV 552 "St Anne" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wolfgang Rübsam (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1739; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 8/1988 
Venue:  Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio 
Length: 19 Minutes 6 Secs. 
2.
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wolfgang Rübsam (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Germany 
Date of Recording: 8/1988 
Venue:  Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio 
Length: 10 Minutes 0 Secs. 
3.
Prelude and Fugue in D major, BWV 532 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wolfgang Rübsam (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; Germany 
Date of Recording: 8/1988 
Venue:  Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio 
Length: 12 Minutes 17 Secs. 
4.
Prelude and Fugue in E minor, BWV 548 "Wedge" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wolfgang Rübsam (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 8/1988 
Venue:  Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio 
Length: 16 Minutes 17 Secs. 

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