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Bach: Violin Concertos / Standage, Wilcock, Pinnock


Release Date: 05/16/1984 
Label:  Archiv Produktion (Dg)   Catalog #: 410646   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Simon StandageElizabeth Wilcock
Conductor:  Trevor Pinnock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Concert
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Simon Standage, Elizabeth Wilcock (in D minor concerto); English Concert/Trevor Pinnock. Deutsche Grammophon Archiv 410 646-2 (recorded 1983)

As one would expect, the textures are light in the accounts from Simon Standage and Trevor Pinnock, the playing dry and articulate, though tonally less appealing than with some if your focus is on the solo instrument. Standage does not give evidence of a big personality here – but that’s a 19th- and 20th-century concept anyway. Pinnock provides the usual straight-ahead accompaniment; his tempos in the fast movements are bracing, but well managed. The accounts are recorded in typically bright, close-up fashion, with ample detail. – Ted Libbey, author of The NPR Guide to Building a
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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, BWV 1041 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Simon Standage (Violin)
Conductor:  Trevor Pinnock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Concert
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
2.
Concerto for Violin no 2 in E major, BWV 1042 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Simon Standage (Violin)
Conductor:  Trevor Pinnock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Concert
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
3.
Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Elizabeth Wilcock (Violin), Simon Standage (Violin)
Conductor:  Trevor Pinnock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Concert
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 

Sound Samples

Violin Concerto No.1 in A minor, BWV 1041: 1. (Allegro moderato)
Violin Concerto No.1 in A minor, BWV 1041: 2. Andante
Violin Concerto No.1 in A minor, BWV 1041: 3. Allegro assai
Violin Concerto No.2 in E, BWV 1042: 1. Allegro
Violin Concerto No.2 in E, BWV 1042: 2. Adagio
Violin Concerto No.2 in E, BWV 1042: 3. Allegro assai
Concerto for 2 Violins, Strings, and Continuo in D minor, BWV 1043: 1. Vivace
Concerto for 2 Violins, Strings, and Continuo in D minor, BWV 1043: 2. Largo ma non tanto
Concerto for 2 Violins, Strings, and Continuo in D minor, BWV 1043: 3. Allegro

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