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Bach: The Four Lute Suites / John Williams


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Cbs Masterworks Catalog #: 42204   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  John Williams
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"For anyone who finds the sound of a solo lute for a long stretch too ascetic, this is an ideal disc. John Williams has so full a tone that it almost sounds like a harpsichord, playing with warmth and insight." -- BBC Music Magazine "For anyone who finds the sound of a solo lute for a long stretch too ascetic, this is an ideal disc. John Williams has so full a tone that it almost sounds like a harpsichord, playing with warmth and insight." -- BBC Music Magazine Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Suite for Lute in E minor, BWV 996 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1708-1717; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 14 Minutes 10 Secs. 
2.
Partita for Lute in C minor, BWV 997 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1737-1741; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 16 Minutes 58 Secs. 
3.
Partita for Lute in E major, BWV 1006a by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: after 1720; Germany 
Length: 18 Minutes 58 Secs. 
4.
Suite for Lute in G minor, BWV 995 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 20 Minutes 42 Secs. 

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