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Bach: Brandenburg Concertos 1-6 / Britten, English Co


Release Date: 05/16/1995 
Label:  London/Decca Double Decker Catalog #: 443847   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Anthony RandallPeter GraemeIfor JamesEmanuel Hurwitz,   ... 
Conductor:  Benjamin BrittenSir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber OrchestraAcademy of St. Martin in the Fields
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Brandenburg Concerto no 1 in F major, BWV 1046 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Anthony Randall (French Horn), Peter Graeme (Oboe), Ifor James (French Horn),
Emanuel Hurwitz (Violin)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1968 
Venue:  The Maltings, Snape 
Length: 21 Minutes 33 Secs. 
2. Brandenburg Concerto no 2 in F major, BWV 1047 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  David Mason (Trumpet), Emanuel Hurwitz (Violin), Peter Graeme (Oboe),
Richard Adeney (Flute)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1718; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1968 
Venue:  The Maltings, Snape 
Length: 12 Minutes 13 Secs. 
3. Brandenburg Concerto no 4 in G major, BWV 1049 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Sir Philip Ledger (Harpsichord), Richard Adeney (Flute), Emanuel Hurwitz (Violin),
Norman Knight (Flute)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1968 
Venue:  The Maltings, Snape 
Length: 16 Minutes 48 Secs. 
4. Brandenburg Concerto no 5 in D major, BWV 1050 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Richard Adeney (Flute), Emanuel Hurwitz (Violin), Sir Philip Ledger (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720-1721; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1968 
Venue:  The Maltings, Snape 
Length: 21 Minutes 37 Secs. 
5. Brandenburg Concerto no 6 in B flat major, BWV 1051 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1710; ?Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1968 
Venue:  The Maltings, Snape 
Length: 18 Minutes 11 Secs. 
6. Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C minor, BWV 1060 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Carmel Kaine (Violin), Tess Miller (Oboe)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Date of Recording: 1973-74 
Venue:  St. John's, Smith Square, London 
Length: 14 Minutes 9 Secs. 
7. Concerto for Violin in G minor, BWV 1056 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  William Bennett (Flute)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Date of Recording: 1973-74 
Venue:  St. John's, Smith Square, London 
Length: 10 Minutes 11 Secs. 
8. Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major, BWV 1048 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711-1713; ?Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1968 
Venue:  The Maltings, Snape 
Length: 11 Minutes 52 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Brandenburg Concerto No.1 in F, BWV 1046: 1. (Allegro)
Brandenburg Concerto No.1 in F, BWV 1046: 2. Adagio
Brandenburg Concerto No.1 in F, BWV 1046: 3. Allegro
Brandenburg Concerto No.1 in F, BWV 1046: 4. Menuetto: Trio I
Brandenburg Concerto No.1 in F, BWV 1046: 5. Polacca; Trio II
Brandenburg Concerto No.2 in F, BWV 1047: 1. (Allegro)
Brandenburg Concerto No.2 in F, BWV 1047: 2. Andante
Brandenburg Concerto No.2 in F, BWV 1047: 3. Allegro assai
Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G, BWV 1048: 1. (Allegro)
Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G, BWV 1048: 3. Allegro
Brandenburg Concerto No.4 in G, BWV 1049: 1. Allegro
Brandenburg Concerto No.4 in G, BWV 1049: 2. Andante
Brandenburg Concerto No.4 in G, BWV 1049: 3. Presto
Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D, BWV 1050: 1. Allegro
Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D, BWV 1050: 2. Affetuoso
Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D, BWV 1050: 3. Allegro
Brandenburg Concerto No.6 in B flat, BWV 1051: 1. --
Brandenburg Concerto No.6 in B flat, BWV 1051: 2. Adagio ma non tanto
Brandenburg Concerto No.6 in B flat, BWV 1051: 3. Allegro
Concerto for 2 Harpsichords, Strings, and Continuo in C minor, BWV 1060 - performing edition by C. Hogwood for violin, oboe and strings: 1. Allegro
Concerto for 2 Harpsichords, Strings, and Continuo in C minor, BWV 1060 - performing edition by C. Hogwood for violin, oboe and strings: 2. Adagio
Concerto for 2 Harpsichords, Strings, and Continuo in C minor, BWV 1060 - performing edition by C. Hogwood for violin, oboe and strings: 3. Allegro
Concerto for Harpsichord, Strings, and Continuo No.5 in F minor, BWV 1056 - Arr./ Reconstructed Christopher Hogwood for flute & strings: Allegro
Concerto for Harpsichord, Strings, and Continuo No.5 in F minor, BWV 1056 - Arr./ Reconstructed Christopher Hogwood for flute & strings: Largo
Concerto for Harpsichord, Strings, and Continuo No.5 in F minor, BWV 1056 - Arr./ Reconstructed Christopher Hogwood for flute & strings: Presto

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