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The Best Of J. S. Bach


Release Date: 09/29/1997 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8556656   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Takako NishizakiEteri AndjaparidzeChen Pi-hsienNicholas Goluses,   ... 
Conductor:  Oliver DohnányiGéza OberfrankBohdan WarchalJaroslav Dvorák,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella IstropolitanaFailoni Chamber OrchestraBudapest Strings,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, BWV 1041: 1st movement, Allegro moderato by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
Conductor:  Oliver Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
2.
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: no 10, Sinfonia in G major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Géza Oberfrank
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Failoni Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; Leipzig, Germany 
3.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Eteri Andjaparidze (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Notes: Transcribed: Myra Hess 
4.
Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major, BWV 1048: 1st movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Bohdan Warchal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711-1713; ?Weimar, Germany 
5.
Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C minor, BWV 1060: 2nd movement, Adagio by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest Strings
Period: Baroque 
6.
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Theme "Aria" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Chen Pi-hsien (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741-1742; Nuremberg, Germany 
7.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Jaroslav Dvorák
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
8.
Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Richard Edlinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1723; ?Weimar, Germany 
9.
Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Badinerie by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Jaroslav Dvorák
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: Leipzig, Germany 
Notes: Composition written: Leipzig, Germany (1738 - 1739). 
10.
Brandenburg Concerto no 1 in F major, BWV 1046: 2nd movement, Adagio by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Bohdan Warchal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717; ?Cöthen, Germany 
11.
Sonata for Violin solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1005: 3rd movement, Largo by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Nicholas Goluses (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
12.
Concerto for Violin no 2 in E major, BWV 1042: 2nd movement, Adagio by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
Conductor:  Oliver Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
13.
Suite for Orchestra no 4 in D major, BWV 1069: Rejouissance by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Jaroslav Dvorák
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
14.
Brandenburg Concerto no 2 in F major, BWV 1047: 3rd movement, Allegro assai by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Bohdan Warchal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1718; ?Cöthen, Germany 
15.
Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 2nd movement, Largo ma non tanto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki (Violin), Alexander Jablokov (Violin)
Conductor:  Oliver Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
16.
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140: Excerpt(s) by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Richard Edlinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1731; Leipzig, Germany 
17.
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565: Toccata by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wolfgang Rübsam (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Arnstadt, Germany 
18.
Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056: 2nd movement, Largo-Arioso by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Hae-Won Chang (Piano)
Conductor:  Robert Stankovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Cassovia
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 

Sound Samples

Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041: Allegro Assai
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248, Part II: Sinfonia: Sinfonia
Jesu Joy Of Man's Desiring, BWV 147
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048: Allegro
Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C minor, BWV 1060: Adagio
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Aria
Overture (Suite) No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air
Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659
Keyboard Concerto in F minor, BWV 1056: Largo
Overture (Suite) No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Badinerie
Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F major, BWV 1046: Adagio
Sonata No. 3 in C major for Solo Violin, BWV 1005 (Transcr. Guitar): Largo
Violin Concerto in E major, BWV 1042: Violin Concerto E major, BWV 1042: II. Adagio
Overture (Suite) No. 4 in D major, BWV 1069: Rejouissance
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047: III. Allegro assai
Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: Largo ma non tanto
Wachet auf, Cantata BWV 140, No. 1
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565: Toccata

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