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Gemini - Bach: Brandenburg & Violin Concertos / Menuhin, Bath Festival Orchestra


Release Date: 11/11/2008 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 17617   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Yehudi MenuhinDennis CliftJanet CraxtonChristopher Taylor,   ... 
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bath Festival Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 29 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Brandenburg Concerto no 1 in F major, BWV 1046 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violino Piccolo)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bath Festival Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
2.
Brandenburg Concerto no 2 in F major, BWV 1047 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Dennis Clift (Trumpet), Janet Craxton (Oboe), Christopher Taylor (Recorder)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bath Festival Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1718; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 4 Secs. 
3.
Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major, BWV 1048 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bath Festival Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711-1713; ?Weimar, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 5 Secs. 
4.
Brandenburg Concerto no 4 in G major, BWV 1049 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Richard Taylor (Recorder), Christopher Taylor (Recorder), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bath Festival Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 35 Secs. 
5.
Concerto for Violin no 2 in E major, BWV 1042 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bath Festival Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 8 Minutes 56 Secs. 
6.
Brandenburg Concerto no 5 in D major, BWV 1050 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  George Malcolm (Harpsichord), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Elaine Shaffer (Flute)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bath Festival Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720-1721; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 10 Minutes 46 Secs. 
7.
Brandenburg Concerto no 6 in B flat major, BWV 1051 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Ambrose Gauntlett (Viola da gamba), Derek Simpson (Cello), Dennis Nesbitt (Viola da gamba),
Yehudi Menuhin (Viola), Patrick Ireland (Viola)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bath Festival Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1710; ?Weimar, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 12 Secs. 
8.
Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Christian Ferras (Violin)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bath Festival Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F BWV1046 (1989 Digital Remaster): I. [Allegro]
Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F BWV1046 (1989 Digital Remaster): II. Adagio
Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F BWV1046 (1989 Digital Remaster): III. Allegro
Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F BWV1046 (1989 Digital Remaster): IV. Menuet - Trio I - Menuet - Polacca - Trio II - Menuet
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F BWV1047 (1989 Digital Remaster): I. [Allegro]
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F BWV1047 (1989 Digital Remaster): II. Andante
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F BWV1047 (1989 Digital Remaster): III. Allegro assai
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G BWV1048 (1989 Digital Remaster): I. [Allegro]
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G BWV1048 (1989 Digital Remaster): II. Adagio (Trio Sonata for organ, BWV 530, movement II: arranged for violin, viola and continuo by Benjamin Britten)
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G BWV1048 (1989 Digital Remaster): III. Allegro
Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G BWV1049 (1989 Digital Remaster): I. Allegro
Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G BWV1049 (1989 Digital Remaster): II. Andante
Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G BWV1049 (1989 Digital Remaster): III. Presto
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D BWV1050 (1989 Digital Remaster): I. Allegro
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D BWV1050 (1989 Digital Remaster): II. Affettuoso
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D BWV1050 (1989 Digital Remaster): III. Allegro
Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B flat BWV1051 (1989 Digital Remaster): I. [Allegro]
Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B flat BWV1051 (1989 Digital Remaster): II. Adagio ma non tanto
Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B flat BWV1051 (1989 Digital Remaster): III. Allegro
Concerto for Two Violins and Strings in D minor BWV1043 (1989 Digital Remaster): I. Vivace
Concerto for Two Violins and Strings in D minor BWV1043 (1989 Digital Remaster): II. Largo ma non tanto
Concerto for Two Violins and Strings in D minor BWV1043 (1989 Digital Remaster): III. Allegro
Violin Concerto in E BWV1042 (1989 Digital Remaster): I. Allegro
Violin Concerto in E BWV1042 (1989 Digital Remaster): II. Adagio
Violin Concerto in E BWV1042 (1989 Digital Remaster): III. Allegro assai

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