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Essential Bach / Robert King, The King's Consort, Et Al


Release Date: 11/16/1999 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 5   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  David WoodcockJames BowmanElizabeth WallfischPaul Goodwin,   ... 
Conductor:  Robert King
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tölz Boys ChoirKing's Consort
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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'This is a good introduction to Bach and a useful disc for those who want to sample his varied music' (Contemporary Review) 'This is a good introduction to Bach and a useful disc for those who want to sample his varied music' (Contemporary Review) Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: no 21, Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Robert King
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tölz Boys Choir,  King's Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; Leipzig, Germany 
Language: German 
2. Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: no 53, Zwar ist solche Herzensstube by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Robert King
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tölz Boys Choir,  King's Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; Leipzig, Germany 
3. Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244: no 47, Erbarme dich by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  David Woodcock (Violin), James Bowman (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Robert King
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?1727; Leipzig, Germany 
4. Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C minor, BWV 1060: 2nd movement, Adagio by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Elizabeth Wallfisch (Violin), Paul Goodwin (Oboe)
Conductor:  Robert King
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Consort
Period: Baroque 
5. Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Gloria by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Robert King
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tölz Boys Choir,  King's Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Language: Latin 
6. Concerto for Oboe in F major, BWV 1053: Siciliano by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Paul Goodwin (Oboe)
Conductor:  Robert King
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Consort
Period: Baroque 
7. Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern, BWV 1: no 1, Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Robert King
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tölz Boys Choir,  King's Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Leipzig, Germany 
8. Gott soll allein mein Herze haben, BWV 169: Sinfonia in D major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  James O'Donnell (Organ)
Conductor:  Robert King
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726; Leipzig, Germany 
9. Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!, BWV 208 "Hunt Cantata": Schafe können sicher weiden by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Gillian Fisher (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert King
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713; Cöthen, Germany 
10. Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 3rd movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Catherine Mackintosh (Soprano), Elizabeth Wallfisch (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert King
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
11. Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust, BWV 170: no 1, Vergnügte Ruh' by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  James Bowman (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Robert King
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726; Leipzig, Germany 
12. Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Dona nobis pacem by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Robert King
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tölz Boys Choir,  King's Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
13. Trio Sonata for Organ no 4 in E minor, BWV 528: Andante by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Robert King (Chamber Organ), Katharina Spreckelsen (Oboe d'amore), Jane Norman (Viola),
David Miller (Theorbo), David Watkin (Cello)
Conductor:  Robert King
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1727; Leipzig, Germany 
Notes: Arranged: Robert King 

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