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Bach - Greatest Hits


Release Date: 08/09/1994 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 64051   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachGottfried H. Stölzel
Performer:  William BennettRosalyn TureckGlenn GouldPinchas Zukerman,   ... 
Conductor:  Eugene OrmandyRaymond LeppardPablo CasalsHelmuth Rilling,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia OrchestraMormon Tabernacle ChoirEnglish Chamber Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
2. Clavierbüchlein no 2 for Anna Magdalena Bach: Minuet in G major, BWV Anh. 114 [attrib. Christian Petzold] by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722-1725; Germany 
Notes: Arranged: Thomas Frost
This work, originally attributed to J.S. Bach, is currently believed to
have been composed by Christian Pezold. 
3. Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Badinerie by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  William Bennett (Flute)
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Leipzig, Germany 
Notes: Composition written: Leipzig, Germany (1738 - 1739). 
4. Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!, BWV 208 "Hunt Cantata": Schafe können sicher weiden by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Pablo Casals
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Columbia Symphony Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713; Cöthen, Germany 
Notes: Arranged: Thomas Frost 
5. Two-Part Invention no 1 in C major, BWV 772 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Rosalyn Tureck (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Cöthen, Germany 
6. Magnificat in D major, BWV 243: Magnificat by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Helmuth Rilling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Bach Collegium,  Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1728-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
7. Two-Part Invention no 4 in D minor, BWV 775 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Cöthen, Germany 
8. Two-Part Invention no 8 in F major, BWV 779 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Cöthen, Germany 
9. Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 1st movement, Vivace by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
10. Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 1 in C, BWV 846 - Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
11. Brandenburg Concerto no 2 in F major, BWV 1047: 3rd movement, Allegro assai by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Joel Timm (Oboe), Stephen Hammer (Recorder), Mark Gould (Trumpet),
Ruth Waterman (Violin)
Conductor:  Richard Kapp
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Virtuosi
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1718; ?Cöthen, Germany 
12. Ein' feste Burg is unser Gott, BWV 302 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  E. Power Biggs (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
13. Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major, BWV 1048: 3rd movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Hartmut Haenchen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  C.P.E. Bach Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711-1713; ?Weimar, Germany 
14. Fugue in G minor, BWV 578 "Little G minor" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  E. Power Biggs (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1706; Arnstadt, Germany 
15. Partita for Lute in E major, BWV 1006a: 3rd movement, Gavotte en Rondeau by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Lutz Kirchhof (Lute)
Period: Baroque 
Written: after 1720; Germany 
16. In dulci jubilo, BWV 751 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  E. Power Biggs (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
17. Italian Concerto, BWV 971: 3rd movement, Presto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Igor Kipnis (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; Leipzig, Germany 
18. Wir danken dir, Gott, BWV 29: no 1, Sinfonia in D major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  E. Power Biggs (Organ)
Conductor:  Zoltán Rozsnyai
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1731; Leipzig, Germany 
19. Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Theme "Aria" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741-1742; Nuremberg, Germany 
20. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
21. Bist du bei mir by Gottfried H. Stölzel
Performer:  Alexander Schreiner (Organ), Frank Asper (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard P. Condie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: Baroque 
Notes: Arranged: Thomas Frost
This work, formerly attributed to J.S. Bach, is currently believed to have
been composed by Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel. 
22. Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140: no 1, Wachet auf ruft uns die Stimme by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Notes: Arranged: Eugene Ormandy 
23. Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Nicholas Danby (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Germany 
24. Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056: 2nd movement, Largo-Arioso by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Igor Kipnis (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London String Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 

Sound Samples

Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring from Cantata No. 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben"
Minuet from The Anna Magdalena Bach Notebook, Anh. 114
Toccata
Fugue
Air from Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068
Badinerie from Suite No. 2 in B minor
Sheep May Safely Graze from Cantata No. 208
Invention No. 1 in C Major, BWV 772
Magnificat from Magnificat in D Major, BWV 243
Sleepers Awake from Cantata No. 140
Invention No. 4 in D minor, BWV 775
Invention No. 8 in F Major, BWV 779
I. Allegro from Concerto for Two Violins, Strings and Basso Continuo in D minor, BWV 1043
Prelude in C Major from The Well-Tempered Clavier, BWV 846
III. Allegro Assai from Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major, BWV 1047
Ein' feste Burg Ist unser Gott, BWV 302
III. Allegro from Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048
Fugue in G minor, BWV 578
III. Gavotte en Rondeau from Lute Suite in E Major, BWV 1006a
II. Largo from Concerto for Harpsichord, Strings & Basso continuo No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056
In dulci jubilo, BWV 751
Art Thou With Me (Aria. Bist du bei mir) BWV 508 from the Anna Magdalena Notebook
III. Presto from Italian Concerto in F Major, BWV 971
Sinfonia from Cantata No. 29 "Wir danken dir Gott"
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988

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