Johann Sebastian Bach archive
Read Avi Avital: A Mandolinist's Unlikely Education
Watch Tracing The Trail Of Musical Fathers
Watch Canadian Brass: Tiny Desk Concert
Watch Bach's St. Matthew Passion: Ritualized And Riveting
April 10, 2012 – Watch an excerpt of Peter Sellars' semi-staged "ritualization" of Bach's dramatic passion story.
Watch Jeremy Denk vs. The Goldberg Variations: Contrasting Variations
April 3, 2012 – Denk muses about two opposing variations — the simplistic No. 18 and the brooding No. 25.
Watch Jeremy Denk vs. The Goldberg Variations: Bach's 'Dark Jewel'
April 3, 2012 – Denk digs deeper to focus on one of the Goldberg's "dark jewels."
Watch Jeremy Denk vs. The Goldberg Variations: The Musical DNA
April 3, 2012 – The pianist reveals how Bach's musical DNA is revealed in the beautiful melody fueling the Goldbergs
Read The 'Goldbergs,' Remixed
Read Bach's 'St. John Passion' At Carnegie Hall WQXR
Read Indicators For A Contrapuntal Economy
Read Leif Ove Andsnes: The Miracle Of Glenn Gould
Watch This Is Your Brain On The Goldberg Variations
Listen Stick Your Head Into A High Performance Harpsichord
March 22, 2012 – On the BMW of harpsichords, Andreas Staier takes a drive through Bach's Goldberg Variations.
Listen A Glenn Gould 'Goldbergs' Listening Party
Read Bach's 'Goldberg Variations': Infinite Worlds Out Of Eight (Borrowed) Notes
March 22, 2012 – Pianist Jeremy Denk explains how Bach created infinite worlds out of eight simple notes.