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Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Today's Birthday in Music: October 15 (K. Richter)

1926 - Karl Richter, Plausen, Germany; conductor, organist, harpsichordist

Biography and pictures

Karl Richter plays:

J.S. Bach's Toccata in G minor, BWV 915

Excerpt from Handel's Organ Concerto, Op. 4, No. 1 (with the Munich Bach Orchestra, 1971)

Karl Richter directs the Munich Bach Choir and Orchestra in "Kommt, ihr Töchter" from J.S. Bach's St. Matthew Passion

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