Feature: Steven Stucky (b1949) — The 3 Tallis Motets

The American composer Steven Stucky was born in 1949 he’s a very well thought of  composer both of orchestral music and of vocal music. As well as composing and conducting he also lectures, teaches, and is generally considered to be a leading commentator on contemporary American music. In 2005 as part of the 500th birthday…

Sunday Playlist: J.S. Bach: Sonata No 1 for violin and harpsichord in B minor BWV1014 – Josef Suk, Zuzana Růžičková

For this week’s Sunday Playlist I’ve picked Bach’s Sonata No 1 for violin and harpsichord in B minor BWV1014 played by the legendary Czech duo Josef Suk(violin) and Zuzana Růžičková (harpsichord). Bach composed his sonatas for violin and harpsichord in Cöthen, probably around 1719-20, he revived them 10 years later for performance at public concerts…