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Bach: The Last Resort

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

- £5 – £15

Bach’s rich musical legacy as we know it today is partly the result of a historical accident. When he applied for the position of Kantor at Leipzig’s Thomaskirche in 1722, Bach was only third choice for the post. Telemann turned the offer down after some deliberation, and Graupner was not released from his post of Kapellmeister in Hesse.

‘Since we cannot get the best, then we will have to settle for average’, the Council concluded, as it handed the title to Bach. Join us as we step back in time and explore the programme that Bach put together for this fateful application, a move that would shape the history of western music for centuries to come.

Programme

Kuhnau Gott, sei mir gnädig
JS Bach Jesus nahm zu sich die Zwölfe BWV 22
Graupner Magnificat
Telemann Siehe, es hat uberwunden der Lowe
JS Bach ‘Du wahrer Gott und David’s Sohn’ BWV 23

Download the programme notes here

Details

Date:
May 11
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
£5 – £15
BOOK ONLINE »

Venue

St John’s Cathedral, Oban
129 George St
Oban, PA34 5NT United Kingdom
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Organiser

Dunedin Consort
Phone:
0131 516 3718

Other

Booking Telephone
0131 5163718

Details

Date:
May 11
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
£5 – £15
BOOK ONLINE »

Venue

St John’s Cathedral, Oban
129 George St
Oban, PA34 5NT United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Organiser

Dunedin Consort
Phone:
0131 516 3718

Other

Booking Telephone
0131 5163718