Encore Houston

Encore Houston, Episode 47: Bach Society Houston

The Bach Society Houston presents a concert featuring all of the motets by J.S. Bach.


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The Bach Society Houston
The Bach Society Houston

In this episode of Encore Houston, you’ll hear all of Johann Sebastian Bach’s motets, as performed by the Bach Society Houston. These sacred works were a popular genre throughout the Renaissance, but began to fall out of favor in Bach’s time, but these are also among some of his most revered pieces.

Music in this episode:

    • Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden, BWV 230
    • Ich lasse dich nicht, BWV 159
    • Furchte dich nicht, BWV 228
    • Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 225
    • Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227
    • Komm, Jesu, komm, BWV 229
    • Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit, BWV 226
  • Performance date: 11/5/2017
  • Originally aired: 12/30/2017

New episodes of Encore Houston air Saturdays at 10 PM, with a repeat broadcast Sundays at 4 PM, all on Houston Public Media Classical.


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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 HPM 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 for Houston...

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