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Bach For Meditation


Release Date: 05/17/2005 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8557650   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachCharles Gounod
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Harpsichord in D minor, BWV 1059: 2nd movement, Adagio by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
2.
Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Notes: This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 
3.
Italian Concerto, BWV 971: 2nd movement, Andante by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 11 Secs. 
4.
Suite for Cello solo no 1 in G major, BWV 1007: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
5.
Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Sarabande by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Leipzig, Germany (1738 - 1739). 
6.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
7.
Orgelbüchlein: Ich ruf'zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1713-1717; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
8.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 2 Secs. 
9.
Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 2nd movement, Largo ma non tanto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 47 Secs. 
10.
Easter Oratorio, BWV 249: Adagio in B minor by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1732-1735; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 10 Secs. 
11.
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: no 10, Sinfonia in G major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 57 Secs. 
12.
Sonata for Violin solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1005: 3rd movement, Largo by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
13.
Sonata for Flute and Harpsichord in E flat major, BWV 1031 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1734; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
14.
Concerto for Harpsichord in E major, BWV 1053: 2nd movement, Siciliano by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 58 Secs. 
15.
Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056: 2nd movement, Largo-Arioso by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Concerto in D minor (after the Oboe Concerto by A. Marcello), BWV 974: Adagio (arr. E. Voorhorst)
Ave Maria
Concerto in the Italian Style in F major, BWV 971, "Italian Concerto": Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971: II. Andante
Cello Suite No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007: Prelude
Overture (Suite) No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: III. Sarabande
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147 (arr. M. Hess): 'Jesu bleibet meine Freude', from Cantata, BWV 147 (arr. M. Hess)
Das Orgelbuchlein, BWV 599-644: The Little Organ Book: Ich ruf zu dir, BWV 639
Keyboard Concerto in E major, BWV 1053: Harpsichord Concerto in E major, BWV 1053: II. Siciliano
Oratorium Festo Paschali: Kommt, eilet und laufet (Easter Oratorio), BWV 249: Kommt, eilet und laufet, BWV 249, "Easter Oratorio": I. Sinfonia, ''Adagio''
Overture (Suite) No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air, "Air on a G String"
Keyboard Concerto in F minor, BWV 1056: Harpsichord Concerto in F minor, BWV 1056: Largo
Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: Concerto for 2 violins in D minor, BWV 1043: Largo ma non tanto
Flute Sonata in E flat major, BWV 1031: II. Siciliano
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248, Part II: Sinfonia: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Sinfonia
Violin Sonata No. 3 in C major, BWV 1005: Largo (arr. N. Goluses)

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