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Release Date: 06/29/2010 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 57496   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Crispian Steele-PerkinsNancy ArgentaFabio BiondiIan Bostridge,   ... 
Conductor:  Andrew ParrottWolfgang GönnenweinJonathan ReesFabio Biondi,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner PlayersEnsemble SonnerieEuropa Galante,   ... 
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 55 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:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
2.
Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, BWV 51: no 1, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Crispian Steele-Perkins (Trumpet), Nancy Argenta ()
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Sonnerie
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1730; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
3.
Ich habe genug, BWV 82: Ich habe genug by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Fabio Biondi (Violin), Ian Bostridge ()
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 45 Secs. 
4.
Jesu, der du meine Seele, BWV 78: Wir eilen mit schwachen, doch emsigen Schritten, o Jesu, o Meister by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Edith Mathis (), Sibyl Michelow ()
Conductor:  Wolfgang Gönnenwein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Consortium Musicum
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 14 Secs. 
5.
Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Jane Murdoch (Violin), Jonathan Rees (Violin)
Conductor:  Jonathan Rees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 14 Minutes 43 Secs. 
6.
Brandenburg Concerto no 4 in G major, BWV 1049 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  William Lyons (Recorder), Jonathan Rees (Violin)
Conductor:  Jonathan Rees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 16 Minutes 7 Secs. 
7.
Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Bob van Asperen (Harpsichord)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melante Amsterdam
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 9 Minutes 14 Secs. 
8.
Musikalisches Opfer, BWV 1079: no 5, Ricercar a 6 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Sonnerie
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 11 Secs. 
9.
Brandenburg Concerto no 2 in F major, BWV 1047 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Mark Bennett (Trumpet), Paul Goodwin (Oboe), Monica Huggett (Violin),
Rachel Beckett (Recorder)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1718; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 11 Minutes 33 Secs. 
10.
Concerto for 2 Harpsichords in C minor, BWV 1060 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Alfredo Bernardini (Oboe), Fabio Biondi (Violin)
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Europa Galante
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 12 Minutes 34 Secs. 
11.
Concerto for 4 Harpsichords in A minor, BWV 1065 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Carsten Lohff (Harpsichord), Bob van Asperen (Harpsichord), Bernhard Klapprott (Harpsichord),
Marcello Busi (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Bob van Asperen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melante Amsterdam
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 10 Minutes 10 Secs. 
12.
Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major, BWV 1048 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Alison Bury (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711-1713; ?Weimar, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 36 Secs. 
13.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, BWV 1041 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Elizabeth Wallfisch (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 12 Minutes 32 Secs. 
14.
Brandenburg Concerto no 5 in D major, BWV 1050 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  John Holloway (Violin), Janet See (Flute), John Toll (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720-1721; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 20 Minutes 23 Secs. 
15.
Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Gloria by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Philippe Herreweghe
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 2 Secs. 
16.
Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Laudamus te by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Catherine Patriasz ()
Conductor:  Philippe Herreweghe
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 
17.
Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Et incarnatus est by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Philippe Herreweghe
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
18.
Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Agnus Dei by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Catherine Patriasz ()
Conductor:  Philippe Herreweghe
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 28 Secs. 
19.
Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Osanna by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Philippe Herreweghe
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
20.
Magnificat in D major, BWV 243: Magnificat by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Christoph Prégardien ()
Conductor:  Sigiswald Kuijken
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Petite Bande
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1728-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
21.
Magnificat in D, BWV 243: Deposuit potentes by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Christoph Prégardien ()
Conductor:  Sigiswald Kuijken
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Petite Bande
Period: Baroque 
Written: 06/1733 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
22.
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: no 5, Wie soll ich dich empfangen by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Philippe Herreweghe
Period: Baroque 
Written: Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 18 Secs. 
23.
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Cantata for the Sunday after the New Year. Erleucht auch meine finistre by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Peter Kooy ()
Conductor:  Philippe Herreweghe
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 22 Secs. 
24.
Saint John Passion, BWV 245: no 27, Ach grosser König by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Richard Boothby ()
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
25.
Saint John Passion, BWV 245: no 58, Es ist vollbracht by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Richard Boothby ()
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 9 Secs. 
26.
Saint John Passion, BWV 245: no 67, Ruhet wohl, ihr heilgen Gebeine by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Richard Boothby ()
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 8 Minutes 5 Secs. 
27.
Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste, BWV 106 "Actus tragicus": no 1, Sonatina in E flat minor by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Wolfgang Gönnenwein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Consortium Musicum
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Mühlhausen, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
28.
Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste, BWV 106 "Actus tragicus": no 2, Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Wolfgang Gönnenwein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Consortium Musicum
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Mühlhausen, Germany 
Length: 8 Minutes 58 Secs. 
29.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Overture by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 29 Secs. 
30.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
31.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Gavotte by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
32.
Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Rondeau by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Period: Baroque 
Written: Leipzig, Germany 
33.
Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Sarabande by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Period: Baroque 
Written: Leipzig, Germany 
34.
Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Bouree by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Period: Baroque 
Written: Leipzig, Germany 
35.
Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Polonaise by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Period: Baroque 
Written: Leipzig, Germany 
36.
Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Minuet by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Period: Baroque 
Written: Leipzig, Germany 
37.
Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Badinerie by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Period: Baroque 
Written: Leipzig, Germany 

Sound Samples

Mass in B minor BWV 232, Missa: Gloria in excelsis (chorus)
Mass in B minor BWV 232, MISSA: Laudamus te (soprano II)
Mass in B minor BWV 232, Symbolum Nicenum: Et incarnatus est (chorus)
Mass in B minor BWV 232, Agnus Dei: Agnus Dei (alto)
Mass in B minor BWV 232, Sanctus: Osanna in excelsis (chorus)
Cantata No. 147, 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben' BWV147: Choral: Jesu bleibet meine Freude (Jesu, joy of man's desiring)
Cantata No. 51, "Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen" BWV 51: Aria : Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen!
Cantata No. 82, 'Ich habe genug' BWV82: Aria: Ich habe genug
Magnificat in D BWV243: Coro: Magnificat anima mea
Magnificat in D BWV243: Aria: Tenore: Deposuit potentes
Christmas Oratorio BWV248, Cantata 1: Am ersten Weihnachtsfeiertage: Choral: Wie soll ich dich empfangen
Christmas Oratorio BWV248, Cantata 5: Am Sonntage nach Neujahr: Aria: Basso: Erleucht' auch meine finstre Sinnen
St John Passion BWV 245, Part Two: No.17 Ach, grober Konig
St John Passion BWV 245, Part Two: No.30 Es ist vollbracht
St John Passion BWV 245, Part Two: No.39 Rhut wohl, ihr heiligen Gebeine
Cantata "Jesu, der du meine Seele" BWV 78: Wir eilen mit schwachen, doch emsiger Schritten
Cantata No. 106, 'Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit' BWV106: Sonatina
Cantata No. 106, 'Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit' BWV106: Chorus: Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit
Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068: Ouverture
Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068: Air
Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068: Gavotte I & II
Double Violin Concerto in D minor BWV1043: I. Vivace
Double Violin Concerto in D minor BWV1043: II. Largo ma non tanto
Double Violin Concerto in D minor BWV1043: III. Allegro
Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Rondeau - Sarabande - Bourrées I & II
Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Polonaise - Menuet - Badinerie
Brandenburg Concertos BWV 1046-1051, Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major BWV 1049: I. Allegro
Brandenburg Concertos BWV 1046-1051, Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major BWV 1049: II. Andante
Brandenburg Concertos BWV 1046-1051, Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major BWV 1049: III. Presto
Harpsichord Concerto in F minor BWV1056: I. [Allegro]
Harpsichord Concerto in F minor BWV1056: II. Largo
Harpsichord Concerto in F minor BWV1056: III. Presto
The Musical Offering, BWV 1079: Ricercar a 6

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