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Ultimate Bach - The Essential Masterpieces


Release Date: 11/14/2006 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000765902   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Arthur GrumiauxAndrás SchiffCarlo Curley
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Includes work(s) for organ by Johann Sebastian Bach. Soloist: Carlo Curley. Includes work(s) for organ by Johann Sebastian Bach. Soloist: Carlo Curley. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Brandenburg Concerto no 1 in F major, BWV 1046 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717; ?Cöthen, Germany 
2. Brandenburg Concerto no 2 in F major, BWV 1047 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1718; ?Cöthen, Germany 
3. Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major, BWV 1048 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711-1713; ?Weimar, Germany 
4. Brandenburg Concerto no 4 in G major, BWV 1049 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; ?Cöthen, Germany 
5. Brandenburg Concerto no 5 in D major, BWV 1050 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720-1721; ?Cöthen, Germany 
6. Brandenburg Concerto no 6 in B flat major, BWV 1051 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1710; ?Weimar, Germany 
7. Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, BWV 1041 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Arthur Grumiaux (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
8. Concerto for Violin no 2 in E major, BWV 1042 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Arthur Grumiaux (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
9. Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Arthur Grumiaux (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
10. Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C minor, BWV 1060 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Arthur Grumiaux (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
11. Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741-1742; Nuremberg, Germany 
Notes: Composition written: Nuremberg, Germany (1741 - 1742). 
12. Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Carlo Curley (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Germany 

Sound Samples

Brandenburg Concerto No.1 in F, BWV 1046: 1. (Allegro)
Brandenburg Concerto No.1 in F, BWV 1046: 2. Adagio
Brandenburg Concerto No.1 in F, BWV 1046: 3. Allegro
Brandenburg Concerto No.1 in F, BWV 1046: 4. Menuet - Trio - Polonaise
Brandenburg Concerto No.2 in F, BWV 1047: 1. (Allegro)
Brandenburg Concerto No.2 in F, BWV 1047: 2. Andante
Brandenburg Concerto No.2 in F, BWV 1047: 3. Allegro assai
Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G, BWV 1048: 1. (Allegro)
Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G, BWV 1048: 2. Adagio (BWV 1019a)
Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G, BWV 1048: 3. Allegro
Brandenburg Concerto No.4 in G, BWV 1049: 1. Allegro
Brandenburg Concerto No.4 in G, BWV 1049: 2. Andante - 3. Presto
Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D, BWV 1050: 1. Allegro
Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D, BWV 1050: 2. Affetuoso
Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D, BWV 1050: 3. Allegro
Brandenburg Concerto No.6 in B flat, BWV 1051: 1. --
Brandenburg Concerto No.6 in B flat, BWV 1051: 2. Adagio ma non tanto
Brandenburg Concerto No.6 in B flat, BWV 1051: 3. Allegro

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