J.S. Bach

Recommended (or not) Recordings

Musical Offering

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Accompaniment/Orchestra:Concentus musicus Wien
Soloists:Herbert Tachezi
Leopold Stastny
Alice Harnoncourt
Walter Pfeiffer
Kurt Theiner
Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Instrumentation:Flute
Harpsichord
Viola
Violin
Individual Works:Ein Musikalisches Opfer
Format:Unspecified
Record Label:Teldec
Catalog Number:8.41124
Year Released/Recorded:1970
Total Playing Time:46:40
Comments:RN:
With original instruments.
TOdC:
I have got an extra comment on Harnoncourt's performance of this masterpiece: It's certainly the best performance I've ever heard, and worth mentioning is the fact that this performance also is the only one (as far as I know) which contains the correct performance of the canon in augmentationum contrariu motu; which makes it one of the most beautiful three minutes of music I've ever heard.
Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Robert Nordier
  • Thomas Op de Coul
Date First Submitted:09/21/1996