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Music in the Making

Happy Birthday Bach!

Celebrate Bach’s 330th birthday with music written and inspired by him!


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J.S. Bach
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Join us as we celebrate Bach’s birthday with performances from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University and the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston!

Music in this episode:

J.S. Bach: Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major

Performed by violist Lawrence Wheeler in the Moores Opera House on November 3rd, 2009.

George Rochberg: Nach Bach

Performed by pianist Jeanne Kierman Fischer in Duncan Recital Hall on May 1st, 2013.

J.S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in E Minor

Performed by organist Ken Cowan in the Edythe Bates Organ Hall on November 2nd, 2012.

John Clayton: Bach to Blues

Performed by bassist Dennis Whittaker in the Moores Opera House on September 9th, 2012.


This episode originally aired Sunday, March 29, 2015. Catch Music in the Making every Sunday at 7:06 pm on Classical 91.7.

Joshua Zinn

Joshua Zinn

Producer, Houston Matters

Joshua is a producer for Houston Matters on News 88.7 as well as the host of Encore Houston on Houston Public Media Classical. He joined Houston Public Media as a radio intern in 2014 and became a full-time announcer the following year. Now he prepares segments and occasionally records interviews...

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