C. P. E. Bach: Sinfonias for Strings Nos. 1-6 / Pinnock, English Concert

Release Date: 10/9/2015
Label: Pentatone
Catalog Number: PTC5186210
Performer: Trevor Pinnock
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Concert
Number of Discs: 1

Physical Format:

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This is a hybrid Super Audio CD playable on both regular and Super Audio CD players.

From the total of 19 Symphonies that C.P.E. Bach wrote, six are released on this album. These six String Symphonies, commissioned in 1773 by Bach’s patron Gottfried van Swieten, perfectly represent the late 18th century Sturm und Drang movement in music. They are performed by world renowned harpsichordist and conductor Trevor Pinnock and “his” (The) English Concert, the orchestra he founded in 1972 and led for the next thirty years, and with which he pioneered performance on historical instruments. The recording was made at the Henry Wood Hall in London in October 1979 and will now be added to Pentatone’s revealing Remastered Classics Series. This SACD will give the listener a chance to enjoy in full detail the ground-breaking work of Trevor Pinnock and The English Concert.
Works on This Recording
1. Sinfonias (6), Wq 182: no 1 in G major, H 657 by Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach
Performer: Trevor Pinnock (Harpsichord)
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Concert
Period: Classical
Written: 1773 ; Hamburg, Germany
2. Sinfonias (6), Wq 182: no 2 in B flat major, H 658 by Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach
Performer: Trevor Pinnock (Harpsichord)
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
Period: Classical
Written: 1773 ; Hamburg, Germany
3. Sinfonias (6), Wq 182: no 3 in C major, H 659 by Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach
Performer: Trevor Pinnock (Harpsichord)
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
Period: Classical
Written: 1773 ; Hamburg, Germany
4. Sinfonias (6), Wq 182: no 4 in A major, H 660 by Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach
Performer: Trevor Pinnock (Harpsichord)
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
Period: Classical
Written: 1773 ; Hamburg, Germany
5. Sinfonias (6), Wq 182: no 5 in B minor, H 661 by Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach
Performer: Trevor Pinnock (Harpsichord)
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
Period: Classical
Written: 1773 ; Hamburg, Germany
6. Sinfonias (6), Wq 182: no 6 in E major, H 662 by Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach
Performer: Trevor Pinnock (Harpsichord)
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
Period: Classical
Written: 1773 ; Hamburg, Germany
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