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The Perfect J. S. Bach


Release Date: 01/08/2002 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 67728   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Ralph KirshbaumWerner JacobGeorge CrozierEdward Walker,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Neville MarrinerLeopold StokowskiJonathan ReesYehudi Menuhin,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the FieldsOrchestraScottish Ensemble,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 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:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 16 Secs. 
2. Suite for Cello solo no 1 in G major, BWV 1007: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Ralph Kirshbaum (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
3. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
4. Fugue in G minor, BWV 578 "Little G minor" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Werner Jacob (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1706; Arnstadt, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
5. Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!, BWV 208 "Hunt Cantata": Schafe können sicher weiden by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  George Crozier (Flute), Edward Walker (Flute), Sir George Thalben-Ball (Organ),
Leon Goossens (Oboe)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 
6. Komm, süsser Tod, komm, sel'ge Ruh'!, BWV 478 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1736; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Leopold Stokowski 
7. Brandenburg Concerto no 2 in F major, BWV 1047: 1st movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Graham Ashton (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Jonathan Rees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1718; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 17 Secs. 
8. Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Badinerie by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Elaine Shaffer (Flute)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bath Festival Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Leipzig, Germany (1738 - 1739). 
9. Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C minor, BWV 1060: 1st movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Neil Black (Oboe), Frank Peter Zimmermann (Violin)
Conductor:  Jeffrey Tate
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Length: 5 Minutes 13 Secs. 
10. Partita for Violin solo no 3 in E major, BWV 1006: 3rd movement, Gavotte en rondeau by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Andrés Segovia 
11. Ich bin ein guter Hirt, BWV 85: Seht, was die Liebe tut! by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Robert Irving
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concert Arts Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
12. Concerto for Harpsichord in D major, BWV 1054: Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Andrei Gavrilov (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 54 Secs. 
13. Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, BWV 80: Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Wolfgang Gönnenwein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  South German Madrigal Choir Stuttgart,  Consortium Musicum
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1744; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: German 
14. Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140: no 1, Wachet auf ruft uns die Stimme by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
15. Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Wolfgang Sawallisch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Germany 
Length: 9 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Leopold Stokowski 

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