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Bach: Great Organ Favorites / E. Power Biggs


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Cbs Masterworks Catalog #: 42644   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  E. Power Biggs
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Toccata and Fugue in F major, BWV 540: Toccata by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  E. Power Biggs (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; ?Weimar, Germany 
2.
Fugue in G major, BWV 577 "Gigue" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  E. Power Biggs (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Notes: This work is no longer believed to have been composed by J.S. Bach. 
3.
Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C major, BWV 564 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  E. Power Biggs (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; ?Weimar, Germany 
4.
Fugue in G minor, BWV 578 "Little G minor" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  E. Power Biggs (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1706; Arnstadt, Germany 
5.
Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, BWV 720 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  E. Power Biggs (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1709; Weimar, Germany 
6.
Chorale Preludes (6) BWV 645-650 "Schübler": no 1, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  E. Power Biggs (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1748-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
7.
Nun freut euch, lieben Christen, BWV 734 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  E. Power Biggs (Organ)
8.
Fantasia and Fugue in G minor, BWV 542 "Great G minor": Fugue by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  E. Power Biggs (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; Weimar, Germany 
9.
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  E. Power Biggs (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Germany 
10.
Passacaglia in C minor, BWV 582 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  E. Power Biggs (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1708-1712; Arnstadt, Germany 

Sound Samples

Toccata
Fugue
Toccata in F Major, BWV 540
Fugue in G Major, BWV 577 (The Jig Fugue)
Toccata
Adagio
Fugue
Fugue in G minor, BWV 578 (The Little)
Chorale Prelude: Ein' Feste Burg Ist Unser Gott, BWV 720
Chorale Prelude: Wachet auf, ruft uns die stimme, BWV 645 ("Sleepers Wake!") from Six "Schubler" Chorale Preludes
Chorale Prelude: Nun Freut Euch, Lieben Christen Gmein, BWV 734
Fugue in G minor, BWV 542, The Great
Passacaglia
Fugue

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