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Bach Quiz No. 23 - May 2000
Answer the Bach Quiz correctly and you'll be entered to win a Bach CD!
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This month's prize has been provided by
Harmonia Mundi

"Wir danken dir, Gott"

Cantatas BWV 29, 119 & 120

Deborah York
Ingeborg Danz
Mark Padmore
Peter Kooy


The Harmonia Mundi Bach Edition brings together some of the world's finest Bach interpreters in some of the world's most highly acclaimed Bach recordings. For over 40 years, the music of Bach has played a pivotal role in Harmonia Mundi's catalog. From the pioneering organ recordings of Lionel Rogg to the cutting-edge scholarship of Andrew Manze, Harmonia Mundi artists have always remained at the forefront of Bach interpretation. Possibly the series' most compelling volumes are those led by conductor Philippe Herreweghe. who is widely considered to be among of the finest living interpreters of the music of J.S. Bach.

The Quiz ...

If your answers are correct, you will be entered into the contest to win a Bach CD.
Winners will be selected at random at the end of the month and notified by e-mail.
You may answer the quiz more than once but only your last entry will be counted.

You may also put the answers to the questions in an e-mail message and send it to:

Please note, multiple entries from a single person using alternate e-mail addresses and names will be disqualified.
Multiple entries from the same household are accepted within reason. ( no pets, distant cousins, or dearly departed )


The Sinfonia to BWV 29 is based on what solo instrumental work?

The Preludio from the 3rd Partita for Solo Violin, BWV 1006

The first Brandenburg Concerto was used as the basis of the Sinfonia to which Cantata?

Falsche Welt, dir trau ich nicht - BWV 52

Cantata No. 119 was written for what occasion and in what year?

Council Election in 1723

Hint: if you look very carefully, you may just find the answers to these questions at this site. :-)

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