Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Brandenburg Concerto no. 2 in F major, BWV 1047: Allegro
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:50
2 Orchestral Suite no. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Menuet
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:28
3 Orchestral Suite no. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Badinerie
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:31
4 Concerto for Two Violins and Strings in D minor, BWV 1043: Largo
Johann Sebastian Bach 7:35
5 Brandenburg Concerto no. 5 in D minor, BWV 1050: Affetuoso
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:29
6 Concerto for Violin and Strings in A minor, BWV 1041: Allegro assai
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:19
7 Christmas Oratorio “Shepherd’s Pastorale”
Johann Sebastian Bach 7:18
8 Toccata & Fuga in D minor, BWV 565
Johann Sebastian Bach 9:23
9 St Matthew Passion, BWV 244 “Kommt ihr Töchter”
Johann Sebastian Bach 9:54
10 Orchestral Suite no. 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:47
11 Cantata no. 147, BWV147 “Jesu, joy of man’s desiring”
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:34
12 Mass in B minor, BWV232 “Gloria in excelsis”
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:51

Credits

CD 1

composed in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734 – 1735) (track 7)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1747 – 1749) (tracks 12, 12)
premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1723-07-02) (track 11)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734-12-26) (track 7)
violin:
David Oistrakh (1961-02) (track 4)
Igor Oistrakh (1961-02) (track 4)
Zino Francescatti (1972) (track 6)
oboe:
Manfred Clement (track 1)
trumpet:
Adolf Scherbaum (trumpeter) (track 10)
Pierre Thibaud (French trumpeter) (track 1)
recorder:
Hans-Martin Linde (track 1)
flute:
Aurèle Nicolet (track 3)
Aurèle Nicolet (1960-06) (track 2)
organ:
Hedwig Bilgram (1958-06 – 1958-08) (track 9)
Helmut Walcha (1963) (track 8)
harpsichord:
Hedwig Bilgram (track 1)
George Malcolm (English harpsichordist, conductor) (1961-02) (track 4)
balance engineer:
Klaus Scheibe (editor/engineer) (track 1)
Harald Baudis (1961-02) (track 4)
Hans-Peter Schweigmann (1965-02 – 1965-06) (track 7)
choir vocals:
Munich Bach Choir (track 12)
Munich Bach Choir (1958-06 – 1958-08) (track 9)
Münchener Chorknaben (1958-06 – 1958-08) (track 9)
Munich Bach Choir (1961-07) (track 11)
chorus master:
Fritz Rothschuh (track 9)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–3, 3, 5–9, 12, 12)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1723) (track 11)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1730) (track 10)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1730 – 1731) (track 4)
conductor:
Karl Richter (conductor/ choir master/ organist/ harpsichordist) (1958-06 – 1958-08) (track 9)
Rudolf Baumgartner (conductor) (1960) (track 5)
Karl Richter (conductor/ choir master/ organist/ harpsichordist) (1960-06) (tracks 2, 10)
Sir Eugene Goossens (1961-02) (track 4)
Karl Richter (conductor/ choir master/ organist/ harpsichordist) (1961-07) (track 11)
Karl Richter (conductor/ choir master/ organist/ harpsichordist) (1962) (track 12)
Karl Richter (conductor/ choir master/ organist/ harpsichordist) (1963) (track 3)
Karl Richter (conductor/ choir master/ organist/ harpsichordist) (1965-02 – 1965-06) (track 7)
Karl Richter (conductor/ choir master/ organist/ harpsichordist) (1967-01) (track 1)
Rudolf Baumgartner (conductor) (1972) (track 6)
executive producer:
Gerd Ploebsch (track 7)
librettist:
Picander (track 9)
orchestra:
Munich Bach Orchestra (tracks 3, 12)
Munich Bach Orchestra (1958-06 – 1958-08) (track 9)
Münchener Bach‐Orchester (1960-06) (tracks 2, 10)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (1961-02) (track 4)
Munich Bach Orchestra (1961-07) (track 11)
Munich Bach Orchestra (1965-02 – 1965-06) (track 7)
Munich Bach Orchestra (1967-01) (track 1)
Lucerne Festival Strings (1972) (track 6)
orchestrator:
Gustav Mahler (track 3)
producer:
Rainer Brock (track 1)
Hans Hickmann (track 11)
Hans Weber (producer/engineer) (tracks 4, 7)
soprano vocals [Soprano in ripieno]:
Münchener Chorknaben (1958-06 – 1958-08) (track 9)
vocals:
Munich Bach Choir (1961-07) (track 11)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1961) (tracks 2–3, 10)
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1964) (track 11)
recorded at:
Herkulessaal in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1958-06 – 1958-08) (track 9)
Herkulessaal in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1960-06) (tracks 2, 10)
Brent Town Hall (Wembley Town Hall) in Brent, London, England, United Kingdom (1961-02) (track 4)
Herkulessaal in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1961-07) (track 11)
Münster zu Heilsbronn in Heilsbronn, Bayern, Germany (1961-07) (track 11)
Herkulessaal in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1965-02 – 1965-06) (track 7)
compilation of:
part of:
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 565) (track 8)
arrangements:
"Jesus bleibet meine Freude" from Cantata, BWV 147 (for piano, Chuquisengo) (track 11)
Air on a G String (Guitar + modern ensemble arr. Myers) (track 10)
Air on the G String (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 10)
Air on the G String (for violin & piano, arr. Wilhelmj) (track 10)
BWV 1043: II. Largo ma non tanto (catch all for arrangements) (track 4)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 2 F-Dur, BWV 1047: I. (Allegro) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desire, from BWV 147 (for piano, Myra Hess) (track 11)
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (for band, Reed) (track 11)
Jesu, Joy of Men's Desiring (Sportiello arrangement) (track 11)
Jesu, bleibet meine Freunde (Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring) (arr. for piano by Richard Tilling) (track 11)
Jesus bleibet meine Freude (for trumpet and organ, Alain) (track 11)
Jesus bleibet meine Freude (for organ, Duruflé) (track 11)
Jesus bleibet meine Freude, BWV 147 (arr. Wilhelm Kempff for piano) (track 11)
Kantate, BWV 147 "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben": Teil II, X. Choral "Jesus bleibet meine Freude" (Jesu, Joy of Mans Desiring; catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 h-Moll, BWV 1067: VI. Menuet (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 2)
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 h-Moll, BWV 1067: VI. Menuet (catch all for arrangements) (track 2)
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 h-Moll, BWV 1067: VII. Badinerie (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 3)
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 h-Moll, BWV 1067: VII. Badinerie (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano, Siloti) (track 10)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for violin and piano, arr. Windsperger) (track 10)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 10)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (track 10)
Orchestersuite no. 3 D-dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (arr. Nigel Kennedy, John Lenehan) (track 10)
Solo Amore (track 10)
Three Chorales: Jesu, Joy of Man‘s Desiring (Milko Kelemen arrangement) (track 11)
Toccata and Fugue in D minor (arr. Mike Batt) (track 8)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (for piano, Tausig) (track 8)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (for piano, Friedman) (track 8)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (for solo piano, Cortot) (track 8)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (for piano solo, Reger) (track 8)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (for band, Leidzén) (track 8)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 8)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (for piano, Grainger) (track 8)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Toccata und Fugue d-Moll, BWV 565, BV B 29 no. 2 (Busoni piano arrangement) (track 8)
Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041: III. Allegro assai (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, X. Sinfonia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
is the basis for:
Again (track 9)
Bach Aire (track 10)
Ecos (track 11)
Lady Lynda (track 11)
Peace Planet (track 3)
Sweetest Love (track 10)
The Real Thing (track 8)
Toccata (track 8)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041: III. Allegro assai (for mandolin and orchestra, arr. Avi Avital) (track 6)
orchestration of:
orchestrations:
Aria from Overture no. 3, BWV 1068 ("Air on the G-string", Stokowski orchestration) (track 10)
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, BWV 147/10 (Stokowski orchestration) (track 11)
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 (Stokowski orchestration) (track 8)
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 (arr. S. Skrowaczewski) (track 8)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (orchestrated by H. Wood) (track 8)
part of:
Suite from Orchestral Works of Bach (orch. Mahler) (track 3)
h-Moll-Messe, BWV 232 (tracks 12, 12)
parts:
recording of:
h-Moll-Messe, BWV 232: I. Missa: V. Et in terra pax (1961-02 – 1961-04) (track 12)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (1962-09) (track 8)
Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, X. Sinfonia (1965-02 – 1965-06) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Bach (tracks 1, 3)
Hooked on Romance (track 10)
J.S. Bachelor Party (track 11)
version of:

Release

part of: Australian Eloquence (Deutsche Grammophon/Decca/Philips/ABC Classics)
Eloquence (Deutsche Grammophon/Decca/Philips Classics)