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The Best Of Bach


Release Date: 11/27/2001 
Label:  Telarc   Catalog #: 80591   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Michael MurraySylvia McNairMarietta SimpsonDelores Ziegler,   ... 
Conductor:  Martin PearlmanRobert ShawErich KunzelJahja Ling,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston BaroqueAtlanta Symphony OrchestraAtlanta Symphony Chamber Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Brandenburg Concerto no 5 in D major, BWV 1050: 1st movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Martin Pearlman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Baroque
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720-1721; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/1993 
Venue:  Mechanics Hall, Worcester, MA 
Length: 9 Minutes 42 Secs. 
2. Wir danken dir, Gott, BWV 29: no 1, Sinfonia in D major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Michael Murray (Organ)
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/27/1981 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Marcel Dupre 
3. Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Sanctus by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Sylvia McNair (Soprano), Marietta Simpson (Mezzo Soprano), Delores Ziegler (Soprano),
William Stone (Baritone), Thomas Paul (Bass), John Aler (Tenor)
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chamber Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1990 
Venue:  Woodruff Arts Ceneter, Atlanta, Georgia 
Length: 5 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
4. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Yolanda Kondonassis (Harp)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1994 
Venue:  Masonic Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Yolanda Kondonassis 
5. Prelude and Fugue in G minor, BWV 558: Fugue by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Erich Kunzel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cincinnati Pops
Period: Baroque 
Date of Recording: 1985-86 
Venue:  Music Hall, Cincinnati, Ohio 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Leopold Stokowski 
6. Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 1 in C, BWV 846 - Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  John O'Conor (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 02/1995 
Venue:  Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
7. Brandenburg Concerto no 2 in F major, BWV 1047: 1st movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Rolf Smedvig (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Jahja Ling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1718; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1989-92 
Length: 5 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: Recorder in City Hall, Glasgow, Scotland and in Masonic Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio. 
8. Partita for Keyboard no 4 in D major, BWV 828: Sarabande by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wayne Stahnke (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/27/1996 
Venue:  Thousand Oaks Arts Center, California 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
9. Magnificat in D major, BWV 243: Magnificat by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Dawn Upshaw (Soprano), David Gordon (Tenor), Marietta Simpson (Mezzo Soprano),
Penelope Jensen (Soprano), William Stone (Baritone)
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chamber Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1728-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1988 
Venue:  Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, Georgia 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
10. Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major, BWV 1048: 3rd movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Martin Pearlman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Baroque
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711-1713; ?Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/1994 
Venue:  Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts 
Length: 4 Minutes 40 Secs. 
11. Ich steh' mit einem Fuss im Grabe, BWV 156: Sinfonia/Arioso by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Yolanda Kondonassis (Harp)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1729; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1994 
Venue:  Masonic Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Yolanda Kondonassis 
12. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Vincent Charbonnier (Double Bass), André Arpino (Drums), Jacques Loussier (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Jacques Loussier Trio
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: This is a Bonus Track. 
13. Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Michael Murray (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/20/1983 
Venue:  First Congregational Church, LA, CA 
Length: 8 Minutes 31 Secs. 
14. Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056: 2nd movement, Largo-Arioso by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Patricia Maybe (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Keith Clark
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Concerts du Monde
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1993 
Venue:  Pomona College, Clairmont, California 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 

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