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The Baroque Album / John Williams


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 44518   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Georg Philipp TelemannDomenico ScarlattiJohann Sebastian BachFrançois Couperin,   ... 
Performer:  John Williams
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 58 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Bourée alla Polacca by Georg Philipp Telemann
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Venue:  Fast Forward, Warrenwood, Australia 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: John Williams 
2.
Sonata for Harpsichord in E major, K 380/L 23 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Venue:  Fast Forward, Warrenwood, Australia 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: John Williams 
3.
Sonata for Harpsichord in D minor, K 213/L 108 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Venue:  Fast Forward, Warrenwood, Australia 
Length: 5 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: John Williams 
4.
Sonata for Harpsichord in F sharp minor, K 448/L 485 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Venue:  Fast Forward, Warrenwood, Australia 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: John Williams 
5.
Partita for Violin solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: 5th movement, Chaconne by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Venue:  Fast Forward, Warrenwood, Australia 
Length: 13 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: John Williams 
6.
Pièces de clavecin, Book 2: Ordre 6 in B flat major - Les baricades mistérieuses by François Couperin
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1717; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Venue:  Fast Forward, Warrenwood, Australia 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: John Williams 
7.
Pièces de clavecin, Book 2: Ordre 6 in B flat major - Les moissoneurs by François Couperin
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1717; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Venue:  Fast Forward, Warrenwood, Australia 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: John Williams 
8.
Sonata for Harpsichord in A minor, K 175/L 429 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Venue:  Fast Forward, Warrenwood, Australia 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: John Williams 
9.
Sonata for Harpsichord in C major, K 159/L 104 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Venue:  Fast Forward, Warrenwood, Australia 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: John Williams 
10.
Tombeau sur la mort de Monsieur Cajetan Baron d'Hartig by Silvius Leopold Weiss
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Venue:  Fast Forward, Warrenwood, Australia 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: John Williams 
11.
Passacaglia by Ludovico Roncalli
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
12.
Fantasia for Lute by Silvius Leopold Weiss
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century; Germany 
13.
Passacaglia for Lute by Silvius Leopold Weiss
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century; Germany 

Sound Samples

Bourrée alla Polacca
Sonata in E Major, K 380 (L 23)
Sonata in D minor, K. 213 (L. 108)
Sonata in A Major, K. 448 (L. 485)
Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004
Les Baricades mistérieuses (VI ordre) (Album Version)
Les Moissonneurs (VI ordre)
Sonata in A minor, K. 175 (L. 429)
Sonata in D Major, K. 159 (L. 104)
Passacaglia
Fantaisie
Tombeau (sur la mort) de M. Cajetan
Passacaglia

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Baroque Recording Assessment June 4, 2012 By Jose Rio (Manassas, VA) See All My Reviews "Baroque music and baroque art in general appeals to me. In all of its forms I derive enjoyment from this artform. John Williams is a very fine artist and his performances bring me a good bit of satisfaction. So, yes, I enjoyed the CD and would highly recommend it to anyone with music interests similar to mine. " Report Abuse
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