Bach, the Universe & Everything
This cantata is all about healing and enlightenment, reflecting on humanity’s salvation by God’s grace alone. The dramatic weight of this music is emphasised by the voice of Christ in three sermon-like solos, performed by Rising Star bass Dominic Sedgwick.
‘Voice Doctor’ Declan Costello shares with us the mysterious world of vocal anatomy. He will discuss the findings of Public Health England’s study into the transmission of viral particles by singers and musicians. Brace yourself for some up close and personal pictures of vocal cords, too!
JC BACH Es ist das Heil uns kommen her
JS BACH BWV 9 Es ist das Heil uns kommen her (It is our salvation come here to us)
LASSUS Musica Dei Donum
GRAUPNER Overture in E major
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Who We Are In VR
BWV 138 is often described as one of Bach’s more experimental and modern cantatas. The text draws upon the conflicting feelings of anxiety for the unknown, the need to place faithful trust in God and the alternate reality of heaven. The resolution of this is heard at the close of the ...
The Science of Laughter
The antidote for the burdened and sorrowful soul in BWV 113 is God’s ‘healing Word’ which causes the heart to laugh again! This laughter can be heard in the Chorale and Recitative, with a burst of playful semiquavers in the continuo cello.
Continuing on the theme of gigg...