R.I.P. Gustav Leonhardt (1928–2012)

January 17, 2012

My all-time favorite of his hundred-plus recordings:

That it happens to be Bach’s great funeral cantata seems heartbreaking today.

“Ja, komm, Herr Jesu!”

One Response to “R.I.P. Gustav Leonhardt (1928–2012)”

  1. […] this link there is a video from another Bach cantata conducted by the late master (besides this one we’ve posted before), the audio of a complete Purcell Ode on St. Cecelia’s Day, as well […]

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