Bach & Hasse – Opposites attract
Benno Schachtner (countertenor)
Stefan Temmingh (recorder)
Wiebke Weidanz (harpsichord, lute-harpsichord & chest organ)
Domen Marinčič (viola da gamba & violoncello)
New CD with Accent, April 2016:
Hasse: Scrivo in te Per te di lieto Aprile Bach: Die Obrigkeit ist Gottes Gabe
Hasse: Cantata per flauto (Allegro) Bach: Kein Arzt ist außer dir zu finden
Hasse and J.S. Bach ‒ the works and stylistics of the two composers could not be more different:
religiousness and counterpoint encounter sensuous, erotic melodies. However, opposites attract.
Thus, it is not astonishing that they were friends, as C.P.E Bach wrote.
Contact: email Andreas Janotta