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Air - The Most Beautiful Baroque Melodies


Release Date: 08/11/2009 
Label:  Berlin Classics   Catalog #: 149442   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachDomenico CimarosaGeorge Frideric HandelPietro Antonio Locatelli,   ... 
Performer:  E. Power BiggsEckart HauptWerner TastHans Pischner
Conductor:  Helmut KochWolf-Dieter HauschildKurt Sanderling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Chamber OrchestraLeipzig Radio OrchestraBerlin Radio Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  E. Power Biggs (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Germany 
Length: 9 Minutes 4 Secs. 
2. Sonata for Recorder and Basso Continuo in F major, HWV 369/Op. 1 no 11 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1726-1732; London, England 
3. Concerti grossi (6), Op. 7: no 12 in F major by Pietro Antonio Locatelli
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1741; Italy 
4. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 33 Secs. 
5. Concerto for 2 Flutes in G major: 1st movement, Allegro by Domenico Cimarosa
Performer:  Eckart Haupt (Flute), Werner Tast (Flute)
Conductor:  Wolf-Dieter Hauschild
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Radio Orchestra
Length: 5 Minutes 30 Secs. 
6. Concerto for 2 Flutes in G major: 3rd movement, Rondo by Domenico Cimarosa
Performer:  Eckart Haupt (Flute), Werner Tast (Flute)
Conductor:  Wolf-Dieter Hauschild
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Radio Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1793; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
7. Acis and Galatea, HWV 49: O den Fluren sei der Preis by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Length: 6 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Cannons, England (1718).
Composition revised: London, England (1736). 
8. Tafelmusik: Allegresse by Georg Philipp Telemann
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
9. Tafelmusik: Postillons by Georg Philipp Telemann
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
10. Tafelmusik: Flaterie by Georg Philipp Telemann
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
11. Tafelmusik: Badinage by Georg Philipp Telemann
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
12. Brandenburg Concerto no 4 in G major, BWV 1049: 3rd movement, Presto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 45 Secs. 
13. Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056: 2nd movement, Largo-Arioso by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Hans Pischner (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Kurt Sanderling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 

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