Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Air on the G String from Orchestral Suite No.3 in D
5:15
2 Sicilienne from Sonata in E flat major for Flute and Harpsichord
2:08
3 Largo ma non tanto from Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor
6:18
4 'O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden' from St Matthew Passion
2:15
5 Adagio from Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F major, BWV 1046
4:13
6 Adagio from Concerto for Keyboard and Strings in D minor
8:21
7 Suscepit from Magnificat
2:28
8 Largo from Trio Sonata No. 2 in C minor
3:49
9 Adagio from Violin Sonata No. 4 in C minor
3:29
10 Prelude from Suite No.1 in G major for Cello
2:31
11 Adagio from Sonata in C Major for Flute and Continuo
1:54
12 Andante from Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major
4:07
13 Adagio from Violin Concerto in E major
6:24
14 'Qui tollis peccata mundi' from Mass in B minor
4:09
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Largo from Concerto for Keyboard & Strings in F minor
3:00
2 Prelude in C major
5 1:42
3 Andante from Concerto for Violin in A minor
5:48
4 Adagio ma non tanto from Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-flat major, BWV 1051
5:04
5 'Ruht wohl, ihr heiligen Gebeine' from St John Passion
8:47
6 Adagio from Violin Sonata No. 5 in F minor
3:19
7 Adagio from Sonata in G major for 2 Flutes and Continuo
3:29
8 Adagio e piano from Sonata in G major for 2 Flutes and Continuo
2:15
9 Andante from Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047
3:54
10 'Sheep May Safely Graze' from Cantata No. 208
4:11
11 Largo e dolce from Sonata in in B minor for Flute and Harpsichord
4:01
12 'Erbarme dich' from St. Matthew's Passion
6:55
13 'Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring' from Cantata No. 147
3:38

Credits

CD 1

composed in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1728 – 1731) (tracks 7, 7)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1747 – 1749) (track 14)
premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1733-07-02) (tracks 7, 7)
violin:
Lars Frydén (Violinist) (1963) (track 9)
Monica Huggett (1983-12) (tracks 5, 12)
Alison Bury (1985-11) (track 3)
Monica Huggett (1985-11) (tracks 3, 13)
cello:
Jörg Baumann (cellist) (1982 – 1984) (track 10)
oboe:
Paul Dombrecht (1983-12) (track 5)
Ku Ebbinge (1983-12) (track 5)
Michael Henry (classical oboeist) (1983-12) (track 5)
Michel Henry (Oboist) (1983-12) (track 5)
recorder:
Ricardo Kanji (1983-12) (track 12)
Reine-Marie Verhagen (1983-12) (track 12)
flute:
Jean‐Pierre Rampal (1973-09) (tracks 2, 11)
Jean‐Pierre Rampal (1983-12) (track 12)
organ:
Marie‐Claire Alain (1984-09) (track 8)
piano:
Cyprien Katsaris (1985) (track 6)
viola da gamba:
Jordi Savall (1973-09) (tracks 2, 11)
harpsichord:
Gustav Leonhardt (1963) (track 9)
Robert Veyron‐Lacroix (1973-09) (tracks 2, 11)
violone:
Monica Huggett (1983-12) (track 5)
horn:
Jos Konings (1983-12) (track 5)
Michel Garcin Marrou (1983-12) (track 5)
French horn:
Jos Konings (1983-12) (track 5)
Michel Garcin Marrou (1983-12) (track 5)
alto vocals:
Birgit Finnilä (track 7)
choir vocals:
Ensemble Vocal de Lausanne (1979-09-29 – 1979-10-05) (track 7)
Ensemble Vocal de Lausanne (1982-06) (track 4)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 2, 4–6, 6–7, 7–10, 12–14)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1730) (track 1)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1730 – 1731) (track 3)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1736) (track 11)
conductor:
Jean‐François Paillard (French conductor) (track 1)
Michel Corboz (1979-09-29 – 1979-10-05) (tracks 7, 14)
Michel Corboz (1982-06) (track 4)
Ton Koopman (conductor, organist and harpsichordist) (1983-12) (tracks 5, 12)
János Rolla (1985) (track 6)
Ton Koopman (conductor, organist and harpsichordist) (1985-11) (tracks 3, 13)
editor:
Françoise Garcin (editor) (1979-09-29 – 1979-10-05) (tracks 7, 14)
Yolanta Skura (1984-09) (track 8)
librettist:
Picander (track 4)
lyricist:
Paul Gerhardt (17th century hymn writer) (track 4)
orchestra:
Ensemble Instrumental de Lausanne (1979-09-29 – 1979-10-05) (track 14)
Ensemble Vocal de Lausanne (1979-09-29 – 1979-10-05) (track 14)
Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne (1979-09-29 – 1979-10-05) (track 7)
Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne (1982-06) (track 4)
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra (1983-12) (tracks 5, 12)
Liszt Ferenc Kamarazenekar (Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra) (1985) (track 6)
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra (1985-11) (tracks 3, 13)
producer:
Michel Garcin (1979-09-29 – 1979-10-05) (tracks 7, 14)
recording engineer:
Pierre Lavoix (engineer) (1979-09-29 – 1979-10-05) (tracks 7, 14)
Yolanta Skura (1984-09) (track 8)
soprano vocals:
Jennifer Smith (soprano) (track 7)
Rachel Yakar (track 7)
sound engineer:
Yolanta Skura (1984-09) (track 8)
recorded at:
Temple de Lutry in Lutry, Vaud, Switzerland (1979-09-29 – 1979-10-05) (tracks 7, 14)
Casino de Vevey in Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland (1982-06) (track 4)
Waalse Kerk in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (1983-12) (tracks 5, 12)
Teldec Studio (Berlin) in Berlin, Germany (1985) (track 6)
Maria Minor in Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands (1985-11) (tracks 3, 13)
part of:
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 162) (track 4)
arrangements:
Air on a G String (Guitar + modern ensemble arr. Myers) (track 1)
Air on the G String (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 1)
Air on the G String (for violin & piano, arr. Wilhelmj) (track 1)
BWV 1043: II. Largo ma non tanto (catch all for arrangements) (track 3)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 1 F-Dur, BWV 1046: II. Adagio (catch all for arrangements) (track 5)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 4 G-Dur, BWV 1049: II. Andante (catch all for arrangements) (track 12)
Flute Sonata in E-flat major, BWV 1031: II. Siciliano (for 2 pianos 8 hands, Wilberg) (track 2)
Flute Sonata in E-flat major, BWV 1031: II. Siciliano (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Flute Sonata in E-flat major, BWV 1031: II. Siciliano (for piano, unspecified arranger) (track 2)
Keyboard Concerto in D minor, BWV 1052: II. Adagio (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Konzert für Violine und Orchester E-Dur, BWV 1042: II. Adagio (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
Magnificat D-Dur, BWV 243: X. Aria "Suscepit Israel" (catch-all for arrangements) (tracks 7, 7)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (track 1)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 1)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for violin and piano, arr. Windsperger) (track 1)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano, Siloti) (track 1)
Orchestersuite no. 3 D-dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (arr. Nigel Kennedy, John Lenehan) (track 1)
Solo Amore (track 1)
Sonate für Violine und Klavier c-Moll, BWV 1017: III. Adagio (catch all for arrangements) (track 9)
Suite no. 1 G-Dur, BWV 1007: I. Prélude (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
Suite no. 1 in G major, BWV 1007: I. Prélude (for viola, arr. Rowland-Jones) (track 10)
Suite no. 1 in G major, BWV 1007: I. Prélude (arr. Joachim Raff for piano) (track 10)
Triosonate Nr. 2 c-Moll, BWV 526: II. Largo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
h-Moll-Messe, BWV 232: I. Missa: IX. Qui tollis peccata mundi (catch all for arrangements) (track 14)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Anthem (track 10)
Bach Aire (track 1)
Edge of the Moon (track 2)
Sweetest Love (track 1)
The Cello Song (track 10)
later translated versions:
orchestrations:
Aria from Overture no. 3, BWV 1068 ("Air on the G-string", Stokowski orchestration) (track 1)
Matthäus-Passion, BWV 244: O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden (Stokowski orchestration) (track 4)
part of:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 1)
version of:
Keyboard Concerto in D minor, BWV 1052a: II. Adagio (early version of BWV 1052) (track 6)

CD 2

composed in:
Weimar, Thüringen, Germany (track 10)
premiered in:
Weißenfels, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany (1713-02) (track 10)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1723-07-02) (track 13)
violin:
Lars Frydén (Violinist) (1963) (track 6)
Alison Bury (1983) (track 9)
Monica Huggett (1985-11) (track 3)
cello:
Jaap ter Linden (1983) (track 4)
oboe:
Ku Ebbinge (1983) (track 9)
trumpet:
Crispian Steele‐Perkins (1983) (track 9)
viola:
Trevor Jones (British violist, ex. Salomon Quartet) (1983) (track 4)
Jan Schlapp (1983) (track 4)
recorder:
Ricardo Kanji (1983) (track 9)
flute:
Alain Marion (French flutist) (tracks 7–8)
Jean‐Pierre Rampal (tracks 7–8, 11)
piano:
Cyprien Katsaris (1985) (track 1)
viola da gamba:
Jordi Savall (tracks 7–8, 11)
Christophe Coin (1983) (track 4)
Sarah Cunningham (classical string player) (1983) (track 4)
Trevor Jones (British violist, ex. Salomon Quartet) (1983) (track 4)
harpsichord:
Robert Veyron‐Lacroix (tracks 7–8, 11)
Gustav Leonhardt (1963) (track 6)
violone:
Jaap ter Linden (1983) (track 4)
alto vocals:
Carolyn Watkinson (1982-06-12 – 1982-06-17) (track 12)
choir vocals:
Scottish Philharmonic Singers (1983-03) (track 13)
chorus master:
Ian McCrorie (choir master) (1983-03) (track 13)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1, 3–9, 11–12)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1713) (track 10)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1722) (track 2)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1723) (track 13)
conductor:
Michel Corboz (track 5)
Michel Corboz (1982-06-12 – 1982-06-17) (track 12)
Ton Koopman (conductor, organist and harpsichordist) (1983) (tracks 4, 9)
Raymond Leppard (1983-03) (track 13)
János Rolla (1985) (track 1)
Ton Koopman (conductor, organist and harpsichordist) (1985-11) (track 3)
Ton Koopman (conductor, organist and harpsichordist) (1995-09) (track 10)
librettist:
Salomon Franck (track 10)
Picander (track 12)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Elisabeth von Magnus (1995-09) (track 10)
orchestra:
Ensemble Vocal de Lausanne (1982-06-12 – 1982-06-17) (track 12)
Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne (1982-06-12 – 1982-06-17) (track 12)
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra (1983) (tracks 4, 9)
Scottish Chamber Orchestra (1983-03) (track 13)
Liszt Ferenc Kamarazenekar (Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra) (1985) (track 1)
The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra (1985-11) (track 3)
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra (1995-09) (track 10)
orchestrator:
Ton Koopman (conductor, organist and harpsichordist) (track 12)
recording engineer:
Pierre Lavoix (engineer) (1982-06-12 – 1982-06-17) (track 12)
solo harp:
Marielle Nordmann (track 2)
solo mezzo-soprano vocals:
Elisabeth von Magnus (1995-09) (track 10)
soprano vocals:
Elisabeth von Magnus (1995-09) (track 10)
recorded at:
Casino de Vevey in Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland (1982-06-12 – 1982-06-17) (track 12)
Waalse Kerk in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (1983) (tracks 4, 9)
Usher Hall in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom (1983-03) (track 13)
Teldec Studio (Berlin) in Berlin, Germany (1985) (track 1)
Maria Minor in Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands (1985-11) (track 3)
Waalse Kerk in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (1995-09) (track 10)
arrangements:
"Jesus bleibet meine Freude" from Cantata, BWV 147 (for piano, Chuquisengo) (track 13)
Aria "Erbarme dich" (for voice, violin and organ, Liszt) (track 12)
Bach Lullaby (track 2)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 2 F-Dur, BWV 1047: II. Andante (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
Concerto for Flute in A minor, BWV1056: II. Largo (arrangement of keyboard concerto) (track 1)
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desire, from BWV 147 (for piano, Myra Hess) (track 13)
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (for band, Reed) (track 13)
Jesu, Joy of Men's Desiring (Sportiello arrangement) (track 13)
Jesu, bleibet meine Freunde (Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring) (arr. for piano by Richard Tilling) (track 13)
Jesus bleibet meine Freude (for organ, Duruflé) (track 13)
Jesus bleibet meine Freude (for trumpet and organ, Alain) (track 13)
Jesus bleibet meine Freude, BWV 147 (arr. Wilhelm Kempff for piano) (track 13)
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 13)
Sheep May Safely Graze (arr. for piano, Egon Petri) (track 10)
Sheep May Safely Graze from Cantata, BWV 208 (for organ, Taylor) (track 10)
Sheep May Safely Graze from Cantata, BWV 208 (for piano, Friedman) (track 10)
Sonate für Violine und Klavier f-Moll, BWV 1018: III. Adagio (catch all for arrangements) (track 6)
Three Chorales: Jesu, Joy of Man‘s Desiring (Milko Kelemen arrangement) (track 13)
Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041: II. Andante (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
has revision:
is the basis for:
Ave Maria (Bach/Gounod) (track 2)
Blithe Bells (for piano) (track 10)
Blithe Bells (for orchestra) (track 10)
Ecos (track 13)
Lady Lynda (track 13)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041: II. Andante (for mandolin and orchestra, arr. Avi Avital) (track 3)
orchestrations:
Arioso form Keyboard Concerto no. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 (Stokowski orchestration) (track 1)
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, BWV 147/10 (Stokowski orchestration) (track 13)
Sheep May Safely Graze (from Cantata 208) (Stokowski orchestration) (track 10)
part of:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
J.S. Bachelor Party (track 13)