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Bach: Organ Works / Robert Quinney

Bach,J.s. / Quinney,Robert
Release Date: 07/09/2013 
Label:  Coro   Catalog #: 16112   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Robert Quinney
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Continuing its work with the rising stars of the early music world, CORO is delighted to release a brand-new recording by one of The Sixteen’s principal members, organist Robert Quinney.

The recording features a number of virtuosic works from Bach’s early years, including one of the most famous pieces of organ music in the repertory: the Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565. Robert Quinney is Director of Music at Peterborough Cathedral in England. As sub-organist of Westminster Abbey, he played at the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton in April 2011.

"Alongside his impeccable performances, Quinney’s greatest achievement is to produce music-making which really communicates itself to
Read more the listener." -- Gramophone

"The eloquently expressed accompanying notes by the performer himself beautifully complement an excellent recording, which is to be thoroughly recomended." -- International Record Review

"Perfect they may be, but intimate, too, the disc a pure unfolding of pleasure." -- The Times

"His playing is youthful and full of joyful spirit as he bounces Bach's (and his own) little motifs back and forth." -- Early Music Review Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Wie schön leucht't uns, BWV 739 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Robert Quinney (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; ?Weimar, Germany 
2.
Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C major, BWV 564 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Robert Quinney (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; ?Weimar, Germany 
3.
Toccata and Fugue in F major, BWV 540 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Robert Quinney (Organ)
4.
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Robert Quinney (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Germany 
5.
Passacaglia in C minor, BWV 582 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Robert Quinney (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1708-1712; Arnstadt, Germany 
6.
Meine Seele erhebt den Herren, BWV 733 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Robert Quinney (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; ?Weimar, Germany 
7.
Allein Gott in der Höh' sei Ehr', BWV 664 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Robert Quinney (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1723; ?Weimar, Germany 
8.
Allein Gott in der Höh' sei Ehr', BWV 663 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Robert Quinney (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1723; ?Weimar, Germany 
9.
Allein Gott in der Höh' sei Ehr', BWV 662 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Robert Quinney (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1723; ?Weimar, Germany 

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