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Bach Adagio [2015]

Bach Adagio / Various
Release Date: 11/20/2015 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 002415902   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachFerruccio Busoni
Performer:  János StarkerAndrás SchiffJanine JansenAlbrecht Mayer,   ... 
Conductor:  Christopher HogwoodOttavio DantoneRiccardo ChaillyJohn Eliot Gardiner,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient MusicEnglish ConcertAcademia Bizantina,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This compilation includes over two hours of instrumental music from orchestral to chamber and solo in world class performances from some of the best Bach interpreters: John Eliot Gardiner, András Schiff, Christopher Hogwood, Albrecht Mayer, Riccardo Chailly, Janine Jansen, Julia Fischer, Kyung Wha Chung, Friedrich Gulda, Viktoria Mullova and Benjamin Grosvenor. This compilation includes over two hours of instrumental music from orchestral to chamber and solo in world class performances from some of the best Bach interpreters: John Eliot Gardiner, András Schiff, Christopher Hogwood, Albrecht Mayer, Riccardo Chailly, Janine Jansen, Julia Fischer, Kyung Wha Chung, Friedrich Gulda, Viktoria Mullova and Benjamin Grosvenor. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Suite for Cello solo no 1 in G major, BWV 1007: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  János Starker (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
2.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Christopher Hogwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
3.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 1 in C, BWV 846 - Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
4.
Concerto for Violin no 2 in E major, BWV 1042: 2nd movement, Adagio by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Janine Jansen (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
5.
Widerstehe doch der Sünde, BWV 54: Excerpt(s) by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Albrecht Mayer (Oboe)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Concert
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1714; Cöthen, Germany 
6.
Chorale Preludes (10) for Piano after J. S. Bach: Ich ruf'zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639 by Ferruccio Busoni
Performer:  Kun-Woo Paik (Piano)
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1898 
7.
Ich steh' mit einem Fuss im Grabe, BWV 156: Sinfonia/Arioso by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Ottavio Dantone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academia Bizantina
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1729; Leipzig, Germany 
8.
Brandenburg Concerto no 5 in D major, BWV 1050: 2nd movement, Affettuoso by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720-1721; ?Cöthen, Germany 
9.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 9 in E major, BWV 854 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Friedrich Gulda (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
10.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 17 in A flat major, BWV 862 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Friedrich Gulda (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
11.
Concerto for 2 Harpsichords in C minor, BWV 1062: 2nd movement, Andante e piano by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Christophe Rousset (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Christopher Hogwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music
12.
Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056: 2nd movement, Largo-Arioso by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Ramin Bahrami (Piano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
13.
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: no 10, Sinfonia in G major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; Leipzig, Germany 
14.
Partita for Violin solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: 1st movement, Allemande by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
15.
Brandenburg Concerto no 2 in F major, BWV 1047: 2nd movement, Andante by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1718; ?Cöthen, Germany 
16.
Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C minor, BWV 1060: 2nd movement, Adagio by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Julia Fischer (Violin), Andrey Rubtsov (Oboe)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
17.
Der Herr denket an uns, BWV 196: no 1, Sinfonia in C major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Ottavio Dantone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Accademia Bizantina
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1707-1708 
18.
Partita for Lute in E major, BWV 1006a: 3rd movement, Gavotte en Rondeau by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: after 1720; Germany 
19.
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140: no 1, Wachet auf ruft uns die Stimme by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Raymond Agoult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Symphony Orchestra of London
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1731; Leipzig, Germany 
20.
Goldberg Variations BWV 988: Aria by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741; Germany 
21.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
22.
Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust, BWV 170: no 1, Vergnügte Ruh' by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Albrecht Mayer (Oboe)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Concert
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726; Leipzig, Germany 
23.
Partita for Keyboard no 1 in B flat major, BWV 825: Sarabande by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
24.
Brandenburg Concerto no 4 in G major, BWV 1049: 2nd movement, Andante by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Henryk Szeryng (Violin), Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; ?Cöthen, Germany 
25.
Three-Part Invention no 5 in E flat major, BWV 791 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Maxim Rysanov (Viola), Janine Jansen (Violin), Torleif Thedéen (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Cöthen, Germany 
26.
Concerto for Harpsichord in E major, BWV 1053: 2nd movement, Siciliano by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Ramin Bahrami (Piano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
27.
Sonata for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord no 2 in D major, BWV 1028: 1st movement, Adagio by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  János Starker (Cello), Gyorgy Sebok (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
28.
Partita for Keyboard no 4 in D major, BWV 828: Allemande by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Benjamin Grosvenor (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
29.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, BWV 1041: 2nd movement, Andante by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Viktoria Mullova (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mullova Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
30.
Jesus nahm zu sich die Zwölfe, BWV 22: no 5, Ertöt uns durch dein Güte, erweck uns durch dein Gnad by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Alicia de Larrocha (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Cöthen, Germany 
31.
Partita for Violin solo no 1 in B minor, BWV 1002: 5th movement, Sarabande by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Gidon Kremer (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
32.
Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich, BWV 150: no 1, Sinfonia in B minor by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Ottavio Dantone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academia Bizantina
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1708-1709; Cöthen, Germany 
33.
Two-Part Invention no 7 in E minor, BWV 778 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Janine Jansen (Violin), Maxim Rysanov (Viola)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Cöthen, Germany 
34.
Two-Part Invention no 4 in D minor, BWV 775 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Janine Jansen (Violin), Maxim Rysanov (Viola)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Cöthen, Germany 
35.
Two-Part Invention no 2 in C minor, BWV 773 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Janine Jansen (Violin), Maxim Rysanov (Viola)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Cöthen, Germany 
36.
Two-Part Invention no 11 in G minor, BWV 782 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Maxim Rysanov (Viola), Janine Jansen (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Cöthen, Germany 
37.
Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!, BWV 208 "Hunt Cantata": Schafe können sicher weiden by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713; Cöthen, Germany 

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