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50 Most Essential Bach Masterpieces

Bach,J.s. / London Philharmonic Orch / Mawe
Release Date: 11/15/2011 
Label:  X5   Catalog #: 113   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Henrik MaweKlemens SchnorrVesselin GellevPieter Schoeman,   ... 
Conductor:  David ParryMikhail GantvargJansug KakhidzeSaulius Sondeckis,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg SoloistsBach Collegium JapanMoravian Trio
Number of Discs: 4 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 4 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 1 in C, BWV 846 - Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Henrik Mawe (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
2. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  David Parry
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
3. Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Klemens Schnorr (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Germany 
Length: 8 Minutes 54 Secs. 
4. Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 1st movement, Vivace by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Vesselin Gellev (Violin), Pieter Schoeman (Violin)
Conductor:  David Parry
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
5. Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Theme "Aria" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Henrik Mawe (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741-1742; Nuremberg, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
6. Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Badinerie by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Mikhail Gantvarg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Soloists
Period: Baroque 
Written: Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 29 Secs. 
7. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Magnus Ludwigsson (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
8. Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major, BWV 1048: Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  David Parry
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711-1713; ?Weimar, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 44 Secs. 
9. Chorale Preludes (6) BWV 645-650 "Schübler": no 1, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Jurgis Grinkiavichius (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1748-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
10. Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Et resurrexit by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Jansug Kakhidze
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 33 Secs. 
11. Two-Part Invention no 8 in F major, BWV 779 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Masaaki Suzuki (Keyboards)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 0 Minutes 57 Secs. 
12. Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056: 2nd movement, Largo-Arioso by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Andrei Ivanovich (Keyboards)
Conductor:  Saulius Sondeckis
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
13. Suite for Cello solo no 1 in G major, BWV 1007: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Torleif Thedeen (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
14. Magnificat in D major, BWV 243: Magnificat by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Masaaki Suzuki
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bach Collegium Japan
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1728-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
15. Partita for Keyboard no 1 in B flat major, BWV 825: Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Sergio Tiempo (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 48 Secs. 
16. Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, BWV 1041: 3rd movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Emmy Verhey (Violin)
Conductor:  Alun Francis
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
17. Fugue in G minor, BWV 578 "Little G minor" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Hans Fagius (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1706; Arnstadt, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
18. Suite for Orchestra no 1 in C major, BWV 1066: Forlane by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Bohdan Warchal
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
19. Sonata for Flute and Harpsichord in E flat major, BWV 1031: 2nd movement, Siciliano by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moravian Trio
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1734; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
20. Brandenburg Concerto no 6 in B flat major, BWV 1051: Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Alexander Titov
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1710; ?Weimar, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 10 Secs. 
21. Two-Part Invention no 13 in A minor, BWV 784 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Masaaki Suzuki (Keyboards)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 36 Secs. 
22. Concerto for 2 Harpsichords in C minor: Adagio by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Andrei Ivanovich (Keyboards)
Conductor:  Saulius Sondeckis
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736; Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 20 Secs. 
23. Prelude and Fugue in C major, BWV 553 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Jurgis Grinkiavichius (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
24. Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: no 10, Sinfonia in G major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Masaaki Suzuki
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bach Collegium Japan
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 46 Secs. 
25. Prelude for Lute in C minor, BWV 999 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Jakob Lindberg (Lute)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 3 Secs. 
26. Brandenburg Concerto no 4 in G major, BWV 1049: 1st movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Alexander Titov
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 44 Secs. 
27. Partita for Violin solo no 3 in E major, BWV 1006: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Nobuko Imai (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
28. Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!, BWV 208 "Hunt Cantata": Schafe können sicher weiden by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 34 Secs. 
29. Concerto for Violin no 2 in E major, BWV 1042: 1st movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Ilia Ioff (Violin)
Conductor:  Leopold Hager
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 8 Minutes 18 Secs. 
30. Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 2nd movement, Largo ma non tanto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Alberto Lysy
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 37 Secs. 
31. Fantasia and Fugue in G minor, BWV 542 "Great G minor" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Otto Winter (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 11 Minutes 46 Secs. 
32. Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C minor, BWV 1060: Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Rachel Applebaum (Violin), Tracy Zobel (Oboe)
Conductor:  Eugen Duvier
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1921 
Length: 5 Minutes 13 Secs. 
33. Overture in the French style in B minor, BWV 831: Overture by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Masaaki Suzuki (Keyboards)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; Germany 
Length: 12 Minutes 58 Secs. 
34. Concerto for Harpsichord in D minor, BWV 1052: Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Andrei Ivanovich (Keyboards)
Conductor:  Saulius Sondeckis
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 8 Minutes 13 Secs. 
35. Chorale Preludes (6) BWV 645-650 "Schübler": no 6, Kommst du nun, Jesu, BWV 650 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Jurgis Grinkiavichius (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1748-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
36. Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, BWV 1041: 2nd movement, Andante by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Ilia Ioff (Violin)
Conductor:  Leopold Hager
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 59 Secs. 
37. Partita for Lute in C minor, BWV 997: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Jakob Lindberg (Lute)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1737-1741; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
38. Recorder Sonata in C major: Andante - Presto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Alfred Lessing (), Karl Stangenberg (Recorder), Max Frey (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736 
Length: 1 Minutes 36 Secs. 
39. Easter Oratorio, BWV 249: Adagio in B minor by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Brynjar Hoff (Oboe)
Conductor:  Alf Ĺrdal
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1732-1735; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
40. Brandenburg Concerto no 5 in D major, BWV 1050: Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Alexander Titov
Period: Baroque 
Written: 03/24/1721; Germany 
Length: 11 Minutes 20 Secs. 
41. Suite for Cello solo no 5 in C minor, BWV 1011: 4th movement, Sarabande by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Torleif Thedeen (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
42. Concerto for Oboe d'Amore in A major, BWV 1055: Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Emanuel Abbuhl (Oboe d'amore)
Conductor:  Howard Griffiths
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1969 
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
43. Fugue for Lute in G minor, BWV 1000 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Klaus Jäckle (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa ?1725; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 45 Secs. 
44. Brandenburg Concerto no 6 in B flat major, BWV 1051: 2nd movement, Adagio ma non tanto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Alexander Titov
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1710; ?Weimar, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 40 Secs. 
45. French Suite no 4 in E flat major, BWV 815: no 2, Allemande by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Christiane Jaccottet (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1724; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
46. Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Rondeau by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Mikhail Gantvarg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Soloists
Period: Baroque 
Written: Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 43 Secs. 
47. Musikalisches Opfer, BWV 1079: Trio Sonata for Flute and Continuo in C minor - Largo by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Susanne Doll (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 30 Secs. 
48. Magnificat in D major, BWV 243: Ex exultavit by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Miah Persson ()
Conductor:  Masaaki Suzuki
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bach Collegium Japan
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1728-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
49. Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Dona nobis pacem by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Masaaki Suzuki
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bach Collegium Japan
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
50. Partita for Violin solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: 5th movement: Chaconne by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Conrad Von der Goltz (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 15 Minutes 54 Secs. 

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