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BBC Proms 2010 – Bach Day 4 – The Wise Virgins part 1 and 2




Part 1 of William Walton‘s arrangement of Bach pieces which form his ballet The Wise Virgins. The pieces are:

Mvt. 1: What God hath done is rightly done – Cantata BWV 99 Opening Chorus – Vivace assai
Mvt. 2: Lord, hear my longing – BWV 727 Chorale PreludeAdagio
Mvt. 3: See, what his love can do – Cantata BWV 85/Mvt. 5 – Tranquillo
Mvt. 4: Ah! How ephemeral – Cantata BWV 26 Opening Chorus – Vivace

Performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Andrew Litton on 14th august 2010 at the Royal Albert Hall.