Andrés Hernández-Salazar - tenor, lecturer & singing teacher

LecturesMusic History Courses

J S Bach: The Musician’s Musician

J S Bach is often regarded as the musician’s musician, a composer whose music can be regarded as profoundly moving and daunting at the same time. In this course we explore the life and work of one of the most influential baroque composers and one of the cornerstones of the classical repertoire.


A Selected Bibliography:

Harmony and Discord, The Real Life of J S Bach ~ Julian Shuckburgh

The Faber Pocket Guide to Bach ~ Nicholas Kenyon

Music in the Castle of Heaven: A Portrait of J S Bach ~ J E Gardiner

Evening in the Palace of Reason: Bach Meets Frederick the Great in the Age of Enlightenment ~ James Gaines


A Selected Discography:

Bach – Violin and Voice

Organ Masterworks by Bach: The Vivaldi Concerti. Franz Hauk, organ

J S Bach Arias & Choruses. John Eliot Gardiner, cond.

Telemann & the Leipzig Opera

Christmas Music. Emma Kirkby & London Baroque

Domenico Scarlatti Sonatas – Trevor Pinnock, harpsichord

Bach: The Well-tempered Clavier. Angela Hewitt, piano

Bach: Orchestral Suites / Ensemble Sonnerie

Enchantment. Magdalena Kozena, mezzo-soprano

Harpsichord Concertos Vol. 2 – Aapo Häkkinen, harpsichord

Brandenburg Concertos, Nos 4, 5, 6 / The English Concert. Pinnock

Bach: Brandenburg Concertos 1-6. Christopher Hogwood, cond.

Bach Violin Concertos. Henryk Szeryng and Maurice Hasson

Janet Baker. Grandi voci

Bach: Coffee/Peasant Cantatas, Nos 211 & 212

Bach: Christmas Oratorio. Karl Richter, cond.

Bach: Christmas Oratorio. René Jacobs, cond.

Bach: Magnificat BWV243 / Kantate BWV51. J E Gardiner, cond.

J.S. Bach: Cello Suites. David Watkin, cello

JS Bach: Motets BWV 225-230

Armonia Di Flauti. Bach ~ Vivaldi. Flanders Recorder Quartet

Morimur. J S Bach ~ The Hilliard Ensemble & Christoph Poppen, violin

Bach: St John Passion. J E Gardiner, cond.

Bach: St Matthew Passion. John Butt, cond.

Bach: The Musical Offering BWV 1079 /Ensemble Sonnerie

Bach: Mass in B minor. Andrew Parrott, cond.

Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988; Trevor Pinnock, harpsichord

Bach: Mass in B Minor BWV 232. Philippe Herreweghe, cond.