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Essential Bach

Over 2 hours of Bach’s Greatest Masterpieces

George Malcolm (harpsichord), Peter Hurford (organ), Paul Tortelier (cello), Josef Suk (violin), Elly Ameling (soprano), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Robert Tear (tenor), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Yehudi Menuhin (violin, director), Richard Egarr (harpsichord), Bob van Asperen (harpsichord),...

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Bach, J S: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G, BWV 1048: I. [Allegro]

Work length6:28
$1.30
$1.70
  • George Malcolm (harpsichord)
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Sir Neville Marriner
  • Recorded: 1985-11-13
  • Recording Venue: 1-4 & 13 November 1985, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Bach, J S: Jesu, bleibet meine Freude (from Cantata BWV147 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben')

Work length3:30
$1.30
$1.70
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Recorded: 1971-07-28
  • Recording Venue: 7, 8 & 10 July 1970 (Nos. 1, 3, 4 & 6-10) and 6 & 28 July 1971 (Nos. 2 & 5), Chapel of King's College, Cambridge

Bach, J S: Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV565 (attrib.)

Work length8:56
$2.60
$3.40
  • Peter Hurford (organ)
  • Recorded: 1993-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 9-12 June 1993, Martinikerk, Groningen

Toccata

Track length2:40
$1.30
$1.70

Fugue

Track length6:16
$1.30
$1.70

Bach, J S: Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV1068: Air ('Air on a G String')

Work length5:51
$1.30
$1.70
  • Paul Tortelier (cello)
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra
  • Roderick Brydon
  • Recorded: 1976-06-23
  • Recording Venue: 22 & 23 June 1976, City Hall, Glasgow

Bach, J S: Partita for solo violin No. 3 in E BWV1006 (1988 Digital Remaster): Preludio

Work length3:37
$1.30
$1.70
  • Josef Suk (violin)
  • Recorded: 1970-09-25
  • Recording Venue: 18-25 September 1970, Abbey Road Studios

Bach, J S: Christmas Oratorio BWV248 (1996 Digital Remaster), CANTATA 1: Bereite dich, Zion

Work length5:32
$1.30
$1.70
  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Philip Ledger
  • Recorded: 1976-12-13
  • Recording Venue: 25-27 July & 10-13 December 1976, King's College Chapel, Cambridge

Bach, J S: Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, BWV1041: I. [Allegro]

Work length4:13
$1.30
$1.70
  • Yehudi Menuhin (violin)
  • Bath Festival Orchestra
  • Yehudi Menuhin
  • Recorded: 1958-10-08
  • Recording Venue: 8 October 1958 / Kingsway Hall, London

Bach, J S: French Suite No. 5 in G BWV816: Gavotte

Work length1:09
$1.30
$1.70
  • Richard Egarr (harpsichord)
  • Recorded: 1995-09-30
  • Recording Venue: September 1995, Church of Maria Minor, Utrecht

Bach, J S: Mass in B minor BWV232, Symbolum Nicenum: Crucifixus (chorus)

Work length4:20
$1.30
$1.70
  • Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Symphonie-Orchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
  • Eugen Jochum
  • Recorded: 1980-04-03
  • Recording Venue: 29 March to 3 April 1980. Herkulessaal, Munich

Bach, J S: Harpsichord Concerto in F minor BWV1056 (1994 Digital Remaster): II. Largo

Work length3:18
$1.30
$1.70
  • George Malcolm (harpsichord)
  • Menuhin Festival Orchestra
  • Yehudi Menuhin
  • Recorded: 1969-07-01
  • Recording Venue: July 1969, Abbey Road Studios, London

Bach, J S: Fugue in G major, BWV577 'a la gigue'

Work length3:17
$1.30
$1.70
  • Peter Hurford (organ)
  • Recorded: 1993-06-12
  • Recording Venue: 9-12 June 1993, Martinikerk, Groningen

Bach, J S: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier BWV846-869, Book One, No. 1 in C major BWV846: Prelude

Work length2:50
$1.30
$1.70
  • Bob van Asperen (harpsichord)
  • Recorded: 1987-04-23
  • Recording Venue: 25-27 February & 21-23 April 1987 / Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg

Bach, J S: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier BWV846-869, Book One, No. 2 in C minor BWV847: Fugue

Work length1:31
$1.30
$1.70
  • Bob van Asperen (harpsichord)
  • Recorded: 1987-04-23
  • Recording Venue: 25-27 February & 21-23 April 1987 / Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg

Bach, J S: Bach, JS: Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor, BWV 1043: II. Largo, ma non tanto

Work length7:46
$1.30
$1.70
  • Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), Leslie Pearson (harpsichord), Salvatore Accardo (violin)
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • Salvatore Accardo
  • Recorded: 1982-11-17
  • Recording Venue: 15-17 November 1982. Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London

Bach, J S: Concerto in the Italian style (Italian Concerto) BWV971 (1988 Digital Remaster): I. Allegro

Work length4:01
$1.30
$1.70
  • George Malcolm (harpsichord)
  • Recorded: 1969-07-17
  • Recording Venue: 14/16/17 July 1969, Abbey Road Studios

 Excerpt, Bach, J S: Viola da Gamba Sonata No. 3 in G minor, BWV1029

Work length6:01
$1.30
$1.70
  • Jordi Savall (viola da gamba), Ton Koopman (harpsichord)
  • Recorded: 1977-03-03
  • Recording Venue: 1-3 March 1977 / Claydon House, Buckinghamshire

Bach, J S: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major, BWV1047: III. Allegro assai

Work length2:48
$1.30
$1.70
  • Celia Nicklin (oboe), George Malcolm (harpsichord), Kenneth Sillito (violin), Mark Bennett (trumpet)
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Sir Neville Marriner
  • Recorded: 1985-11-13
  • Recording Venue: 1-4/13 November 1985, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road

Bach, J S: Magnificat in D, BWV 243: I. Magnificat

Work length2:41
$1.30
$1.70
  • Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields Chorus/Laszlo Heltay/Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields/Sir Neville Marriner
  • Academy Chorus of St Martin in the Fields, Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Sir Neville Marriner
  • Recorded: 1990-10-07
  • Recording Venue: 5-7 October 1990, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Bach, J S: Sheep May Safely Graze, from Cantata BWV208

Work length4:36
$1.30
$1.70
  • Ian Watson (organ)
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Sir Neville Marriner
  • Recorded: 1983-06-28
  • Recording Venue: 27 & 28 June 1983, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Bach, J S: Bach, JS: 'Goldberg' Variations, BWV 988: Aria

Work length3:04
$1.30
$1.70
  • Maria Tipo (piano)
  • Recorded: 1986-06-28
  • Recording Venue: 26 & 28 June 1986, Salle Wagram, Paris

 Excerpt, Bach, J S: Cello Suite No. 1 in G major, BWV1007

Work length4:28
$2.60
$3.40
  • Paul Tortelier (cello)
  • Recorded: 1982-04-26
  • Recording Venue: 14-17 & 24-26 April 1982, Temple Church, London

Prélude

Track length2:26
$1.30
$1.70

Gigue

Track length2:02
$1.30
$1.70

Stölzel: Bist du bei mir (from the notebook of Anna Magdalena Bach)

Work length2:52
$1.30
$1.70
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Sir Neville Marriner
  • Recorded: 1975-10-17
  • Recording Venue: 7-9 & 17 October 1975, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Bach, J S: Violin Concerto in E, BWV 1042 (1989 - Remaster): III. Allegro assai

Work length2:57
$1.30
$1.70
  • Yehudi Menuhin (violin)
  • Bath Festival Orchestra
  • Yehudi Menuhin
  • Recorded: 1958-10-07
  • Recording Venue: 7 October 1958 / Kingsway Hall, London

 Excerpt, Bach, J S: St Matthew Passion, BWV244 (excerpts)

Work length10:04
$2.60
$3.40
  • Theo Altmeyer, Franz Crass, Teresa Zylis-Gara, Nicolai Gedda, Hermann Prey, Julia Hamari (contralto)
  • Consortium Musicum, Süddeutscher Madrigalchor
  • Wolfgang Gönnenwein
  • Recorded: 1968-06-18
  • Recording Venue: 26 May to 2 June & 16-18 June 1968 / Schwaigern Kirche

Aria (alto): Erbarme dich, mein Gott

Track length7:34
$1.30
$1.70

Chorale: O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden

Track length2:30
$1.30
$1.70

Bach, J S: Flute Sonata No. 2, BWV1031: Siciliano in G minor

Work length2:21
$1.30
$1.70
  • Lionel Rogg (harpsichord), Michel Debost (flute)
  • Recorded: 1977-11-30
  • Recording Venue: 28-30 November 1977, Salle Wagram, Paris

Bach, J S: Christmas Oratorio, BWV248: Sinfonia 'Hirtenmusik'

Work length6:00
$1.30
$1.70
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Sir Neville Marriner
  • Recorded: 1983-06-28
  • Recording Venue: 27 & 28 June 1983, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

 Excerpt, Bach, J S: Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV1067

Work length4:32
$3.90
$5.10
  • William Bennett (flute), Academy of St Martin in the Fields (vocals)
  • Sir Neville Marriner
  • Recorded: 1984-11-08
  • Recording Venue: 3,5,6 & 8 November 1984 / No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Rondeau

Track length1:54
$1.30
$1.70

Menuet

Track length1:12
$1.30
$1.70

Badinerie

Track length1:26
$1.30
$1.70

Bach, J S: Chorales & chorale preludes for Advent & Christmas (1989 Digital Remaster), Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme: Chorale BWV 140.vii

Work length4:33
$1.30
$1.70
  • Sir Andrew Davis (organ)
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Recorded: 1967-07-12
  • Recording Venue: 14 & 16 June (preludes) & 12 July (chorales) 1967, Chapel of King's College, Cambridge

Bach, J S: Concerto for violin, oboe and strings, BWV 1060 (1998 Digital Remaster): Allegro

Work length5:06
$1.30
$1.70
  • Léon Goossens (oboe), Yehudi Menuhin (violin)
  • Bath Festival Orchestra
  • Yehudi Menuhin
  • Recorded: 1962-04-20
  • Recording Venue: 19 & 20 April 1962, Abbey Road Studios, London

 Excerpt, Bach, J S: Two-part Inventions Nos. 1-15, BWV772-786

Work length3:59
$3.90
$5.10
  • Helmut Walcha (harpsichord)
  • Recorded: 1961-01-15
  • Recording Venue: I. 1961, D-Hamburg-.Blankenese, Studio Thienhaus

No.1 in C, BWV 772

Track length1:27
$1.30
$1.70

No.8 in F, BWV 779

Track length1:05
$1.30
$1.70

No.13 in A minor, BWV 784

Track length1:27
$1.30
$1.70

Bach, J S: Concerto for Flute, Violin & Harpsichord in A Minor, BWV 1044 (1988 Digital Remaster): II. Adagio, ma non troppo, e dolce

Work length6:12
$1.30
$1.70
  • George Malcolm (harpsichord), William Bennett (flute), Yehudi Menuhin (violin)
  • Bath Festival Orchestra
  • Yehudi Menuhin
  • Recorded: 1965-06-30
  • Recording Venue: 30 June 1965 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Bach, J S: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G, BWV 1049: I. Allegro

Work length7:34
$1.30
$1.70
  • Catherine Latham (recorder), Iona Brown (violin), John Constable (harpsichord), Philip Pickett (recorder)
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Sir Neville Marriner
  • Recorded: 1985-11-13
  • Recording Venue: 1-4/13 November 1985, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road

Bach, J S: Mass in B Minor, BWV 232, Missa: Cum Sancto Spiritu (chorus)

Work length4:22
$1.30
$1.70
  • Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks/Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks/Eugen Jochum
  • Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Sinfonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
  • Eugen Jochum
  • Recorded: 1980-04-03
  • Recording Venue: 29 March to 3 April 1980. Herkulessaal, Munich