|Wim Huisjes said:|
Listen to track # 12: "Wir eilen" Bach wrote many airs about "eilen" (example: St. Johns'Passion". This performance wants you to join !
John W Bruce said:
Track #5 is one of my favourite viola da gamba/lute pieces. The notes say "The large orchestral forces bear witness to a certain nostalgia for the past, especially in the use of two viola da gambas and two lutes."
This explains why that excellent instrument, the viola da gamba, is not prominent in Bach's works - he was expected to be 'with it' in his day, I think.