J.S. Bach
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Works for Orchestra

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Raymond Leppard
Accompaniment/Orchestra:English Chamber Orchestra and Neville Marriner with The Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Soloists:Heinz Holliger
Andrew Davis
Philip Ledger
Iona Brown
Henryk Szeryng
Maurice Hasson
Raymond Leppard
Christopher Hogwood
and many others
Instrumentation:Cello
Flute
Harpsichord
Horn
Oboe
Orchestra
Recorder
Trumpet
Viola da Gamba
Violin
Viola
Individual Works:Disc 1:

Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F major, BWV 1046 (Marriner)
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047 (Marriner)
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048 (Marriner)
Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049 (Marriner)
Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-flat major, BWV 1051 (Marriner)

Disc 2:

Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050(Marriner)
Concerto for 3 Harpsichords and Strings in D minor, BWV 1063 (Leppard)
Concerto for 3 Harpsichords and Strings in C major, BWV 1064 (Leppard)
Concerto for 4 Harpsichords and Strings in A minor, BWV 1065 (Leppard)

Disc 3:

Concerto for Harpsichord and Strings in D minor, BWV 1052 (Leppard)
Concerto for Harpsichord and Strings in D major, BWV 1054 (Leppard)
Concerto for Harpsichord and Strings in F minor, BWV 1056 (Leppard)
Concerto for Harpsichord, 2 Recorders and Strings in F major, BWV 1057 (Leppard)
Concerto for Harpsichord and Strings in G minor, BWV 1058 (Leppard)

Disc 4:

Concerto for Harpsichord and Strings in E major, BWV 1053 (Leppard)
Concerto for Harpsichord and Strings in A major, BWV 1055 (Leppard)
Concerto for 2 Harpsichords and Strings in C minor, BWV 1060 (Leppard)
Concerto for 2 Harpsichords and Strings in C major, BWV 1061 (Leppard)
Concerto for 2 Harpsichords and Strings in C minor, BWV 1062 (Leppard)

Disc 5:

Concerto for Oboe and Strings in D major, BWV 1053 (Marriner)
Concerto for Oboe and Strings in D minor, BWV 1059 (Marriner)
Concerto for Oboe d'amore, Strings in A major, BWV 1055 (Marriner)
Concerto for Flute, Violin, Harpsichord, Strings in A minor, BWV 1044 (Leppard)

Disc 6:

Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C major, BWV 1066 (Marriner)
Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067 (Marriner)
Violin concerto no.1 in A minor, BWV 1041 (Marriner)
Violin concerto no. 2 in E major. BWV 1042 (Marriner)

Disc 7:


Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068 (Marriner)
Orchestral Suite No. 4 in D major, BWV 1069 (Marriner)
Concerto for 2 violins in D minor, BWV 1043 (Marriner)

Disc 8:

Art of Fugue, BWV 1080 (Marriner)

Disc 9:

Art of Fugue (conclusion), BWV 1080 (Marriner)
Musical Offering, BWV 1079 (Marriner)

Record Label:Philips
Catalog Number:456 377-2
Year Released/Recorded:this re-issue: 1997
Total Playing Time:9 cd's
Comments:Jan Hanford:

What a treasure! Having all these works by these outstanding musicians in one box set is very exciting. This set appears to be an import in the U.S. and may be hard to find.

Acknowledgements:From the collection of Jan Hanford.
Date First Submitted:06/09/2002
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