J.S. Bach

Recommended (or not) Recordings

Bach's Royal Instrument, Vol. 2

Main Performer
or Conductor:
E. Power Biggs
Instrumentation:Organ
Individual Works:Trio Sonata No. 1 in E-flat major, BWV 525
Trio Sonata No. 2 in C minor, BWV 526
Prelude and Fugue in G major, BWV 541
Prelude and Fugue in B minor, BWV 544
Format:Vinyl Record
Record Label:Columbia
Catalog Number:ML 4825
Year Released/Recorded:1950
Comments:Bach as heard on the Skinner Organ in Boston's Symphony Hall. While the organ is more romantic than baroque, one can always count on E. Power Biggs to provide a meticulously clean performance. His playing is rather conservative, but every note speaks heroically.
Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • John Clodig
Date First Submitted:07/13/1997