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Beth Blackerby
you'll think you died and went to heaven. Oh my. Someone showed this website to me yesterday. These are the most beautifully recorded Bach performances I've never seen and heard. Everything is performed with Baroque instruments in Baroque style. 
Beth Blackerby
14 Responses
Posted: September 25, 2018
Last Comment: October 16, 2018

Posted: October 16, 2018
I shared the site with the conductor of our ensemble.  He "loves" it !

Posted: October 16, 2018
Thanks for sharing Beth.  Keep coming to to listen especially after working the graveyard shift.

Alan Barnicoat
Posted: October 7, 2018
Thank you for sharing this. I love having these performances to look forward to.

Posted: October 7, 2018
Most beautiful; both the music and the performance. 
Our group is currently working on the Magnificat for this Xmas at a community church here in San Diego. Everyone in the group will be delighted to study and learn from this!
Many thanks!

Posted: October 7, 2018
Thank you!!!

Claudio - São Paulo, Brazil
Posted: October 4, 2018
Beth, I cannot stop watching it. Thanks a lot for sharing this site. 

Posted: October 3, 2018
Thanks for posting this; it found a place in my favs.
I enjoyed this performance particularly
because it was played on a cello de spalla.
That is one favorite of luthier Dmitry Badiarov, who has his business somewhere in The Hague. If I had the money for a violin made by him...

Michael Baumgardner
Posted: September 29, 2018
Beth,  what a great find for those of us who love Bach... 

Thanks :)

Fabiano Formiga de Carvalho
Posted: September 27, 2018
I suspect I have the complete Bach's oevre in my computer. But not with those magnificent images and with époque instruments. So this site, 'all of Bach' is a wonderful finding.

Thank you, Beth.

Beth Blackerby
Posted: September 26, 2018
Fabiano, "Ebarme Dich" was the first thing I search for!

For those of you who don't know this. Go to and you'll see St. Matthews Passion on the home page. Click on that. Then there's a drop down menu at the top of the player. #39 is Ebarme Dich, one of the most beautiful arias you'll ever hear.

Fabiano Formiga de Carvalho
Posted: September 25, 2018
Yes, beth!
I've heard the 'erbarme mich' and the 'gebt mir meinen jesum wieder', songs more familiar to me, and I'm astounded.

Posted: September 25, 2018
Thank you for sharing the website, Beth.  Quite beautiful.

Elke Meier
Posted: September 25, 2018
Wow, what a treasure trove!

Posted: September 25, 2018
Thanks, Beth!  Yes, it's wonderful. 
Since I can't overload my pianist with more and more pieces, I finally have gone back to the 2 Partitas I had to play when was young (though very badly, and still play badly), but they are soo beautiful and will keep me occupied to the end of my life...

As to Bach Solo Partitas and Sonatas, at the moment there is a special on  It's a serious of shortish videos, that form a course, starting with history, performance issues etc, by Miriam Fried.  I listened to Miriam Fried's Bach Sonatas for violin and piano in the past, and she is one of my favourite interpreters. 

At the moment the cost is 19.- US dollars.  Well worth, in my opinion.