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Bach: Violin Concertos / Zukerman, English Co


Release Date: 08/30/2007 
Label:  Rca Victor Red Seal Catalog #: 60718   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Pinchas ZukermanJosé Luis Garcia
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 59 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Pinchas Zukerman, Jos‚ Luis Garcia (in D minor concerto); English Chamber Orchestra. RCA Red Seal 60718-2-RC [with Concerto in G minor, BWV 1056] (recorded 1990)

Pinchas Zukerman’s accounts are appealing for their emphasis on line and phrasing, and for their restraint. They are intelligently drawn, though a little drawn out (and Russianized, with un-idiomatic slides) in some of the slow tempos; there is also a tendency to hasten a little in the Allegros. But most of the time, in spite of his urge to keep a high expressive profile, Zukerman is able to scale down his sound and gestures to fit the music. The Largo of the D minor concerto is especially lovely. The recording is an excellent one, with the soloists ever so slightly
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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, BWV 1041 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1990 
Venue:  St John's Church, Smith Square, London 
Length: 14 Minutes 22 Secs. 
2.
Concerto for Violin no 2 in E major, BWV 1042 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1990 
Venue:  St John's Church, Smith Square, London 
Length: 16 Minutes 52 Secs. 
3.
Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  José Luis Garcia (Violin), Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1990 
Venue:  St John's Church, Smith Square, London 
Length: 16 Minutes 31 Secs. 
4.
Concerto for Violin in G minor, BWV 1056 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Date of Recording: 09/1990 
Venue:  St John's Church, Smith Square, London 
Length: 10 Minutes 4 Secs. 

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