J.S. Bach
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Brandenburg Concertos & Orchestral Suites

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Andrew Parrot
Accompaniment/Orchestra:Taverner Players & Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra
Instrumentation:Bassoon
Cello
Flute
Harpsichord
Oboe
Recorder
Trumpet
Viola
Violin
Timpani
Individual Works:Concerto No. I BWV 1046
Concerto No. 2 BWV 1047
Concerto No. 3 DWV 1048
Concerto No. 4 BWV 1049
Concerto No. 5 BWV 1050
Concerto No. 6 BWV 1051
Overture BWV 194
Concerto in C minor BWV 1029 (excerpt)
Suite No. I BWV 1066
Suite No. 2 BWV 1067
Suite No. 2 BWV 1068
Suite No. 3 BWV 1069
Concerto for flute, violin & harpsichord BWV 1044
Format:Compact Disc
Record Label:Virgin Classics
Catalog Number:7243 5 61726 2 3
Year Released/Recorded:1989 & 1993
Total Playing Time:220.43
Comments:Jorge Hernßndez said:

An interesting period-instrument version at a competitive price.

Jan Hanford said:

I was surprised by how much I didn't like this recording. It's too HIP (historically informed performance) for me: too fast, too crispy, and lacking in nuance and emotion.

Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Jorge Hernßndez
And from the collection of Jan Hanford.
Date First Submitted:10/08/2000
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