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The Number One Bach Album

No 1 Bach Album / Various
Release Date: 03/20/2009 
Label:  Eloquence   Catalog #: 4765888   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Marisa RoblesAndrás SchiffSalvatore AccardoPepe Romero,   ... 
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony OrchestraAcademy of St. Martin in the FieldsNew Symphony Orchestra of London,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Sleepers Awake from Cantata No.140; Violin Concerto No.1 in A minor; Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring; Keyboard Concerto No.4 in A major; Suite No.3 in C major; Adagio from Concerto for Oboe & Violin; Crucifixus from B minor mass; Cello Suite No.1 in G; Gigue from French Suite No.5 in G major; Brandenburg Conceto No.5; Wir setzen uns mit Tranen nieder from St Matthew Passion; Brandenburg Concerto No.2 in F major; Concerto in D minor for 2 violins; Sheep May Safely Graze; Cello Sonata in G minor; Italian Concerto in F major; Pastoral Sinfonia from Christmas Oratorio; Violin Concerto in A minor; Gigue from Partita No.1 in D major; Orchestral Suite No.2 in B minor; Minuet; Badinerie; Siciliano from Oboe Concerto in F major; Brandenburg Concerto No.3 Read more in G major; Partita No.2 in D minor for Violin; Allemande; Gigue; Concerto No.2 in E major; Sanctify Us By Thy Goodness; Concerto No.5 in F minor; Toccata from Toccata & Fugue in D minor; Air from Suite No.3 in D; Prelude in C major; Brandenburg Concerto No.4 in G major; Aria from Goldberg Variations Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565: Toccata by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Arnstadt, Germany 
2. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
3. Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 1 in C, BWV 846 - Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Marisa Robles (Harp)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
4. Brandenburg Concerto no 4 in G major, BWV 1049: 1st movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; ?Cöthen, Germany 
5. Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Theme "Aria" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741-1742; Nuremberg, Germany 
6. Chorale Preludes (6) BWV 645-650 "Schübler": no 1, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Symphony Orchestra of London
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1748-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
7. Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, BWV 1041: 1st movement, Allegro moderato by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Salvatore Accardo (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
8. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
9. Concerto for Harpsichord in A major, BWV 1055: 1st movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
10. Suite for Cello solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1009: 5th movement, Bourée 1 and 2 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Germany 
11. Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C minor, BWV 1060: 2nd movement, Adagio by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Carmel Kaine (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
12. Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Credo by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
13. Suite for Cello solo no 1 in G major, BWV 1007: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  János Starker (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
14. French Suite no 5 in G major, BWV 816: no 7, Gigue by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722 
15. Prelude for Lute in C minor, BWV 999 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Eduardo Fernández (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
16. Brandenburg Concerto no 5 in D major, BWV 1050: 3rd movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720-1721; ?Cöthen, Germany 
17. Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244: no 78, Wir setzen uns mit Tränen nieder by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?1727; Leipzig, Germany 
18. Brandenburg Concerto no 2 in F major, BWV 1047: 1st movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Guy Touvron (Trumpet)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1718; ?Cöthen, Germany 
19. Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 2nd movement, Largo ma non tanto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Henryk Szeryng (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
20. Partita for Lute in E major, BWV 1006a: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Eduardo Fernández (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: after 1720; Germany 
21. Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!, BWV 208 "Hunt Cantata": Schafe können sicher weiden by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713; Cöthen, Germany 
22. Sonata for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord no 3 in G minor, BWV 1029: 2nd movement, Adagio by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  János Starker (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
23. Italian Concerto, BWV 971: 1st movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; Leipzig, Germany 
24. Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056: 2nd movement, Largo-Arioso by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
25. Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: no 10, Sinfonia in G major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; Leipzig, Germany 
26. Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, BWV 1041: 2nd movement, Andante by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Salvatore Accardo (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
27. Partita for Keyboard no 1 in B flat major, BWV 825: Gigue by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Eduardo Fernández (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
28. Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Minuet by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  William Bennett (Flute)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Leipzig, Germany 
29. Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Badinerie by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  William Bennett (Flute)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Leipzig, Germany 
30. Concerto for Oboe in F major, BWV 1053: Siciliano by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Heinz Holliger (Oboe)
Period: Baroque 
31. Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major, BWV 1048: 1st movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711-1713; ?Weimar, Germany 
32. Partita for Violin solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: 1st movement, Allemande by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
33. Partita for Violin solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: 4th movement, Gigue by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
34. Concerto for Harpsichord in E major, BWV 1053: 1st movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
35. Jesus nahm zu sich die Zwölfe, BWV 22: no 5, Ertöt uns durch dein Güte, erweck uns durch dein Gnad by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Alicia De Larrocha (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Cöthen, Germany 
36. Concerto for Organ solo in A minor, BWV 593 (after Vivaldi): 1st movement, Ohne bezeichnung by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wolfgang Rübsam (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; Weimar, Germany 

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