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Bach Portrait at Age 35
The Music of
Johann Sebastian Bach
on Baroque Music Club CDs
Bach Portrait in Old Age

 
CANTATAS and other CHORAL WORKS
 
BWV 4 Christ lag in Todesbanden - Christ lay by death enshrouded BACH 724
BWV 17 Wer Dank opfert der preiset mich- He who gives thanks praises Me BACH 762
BWV 25 Es ist nichts Gesundes - There is no health in me BACH 722
BWV 35 Geist und Seele wird verwirret - Soul and Spirit are bewildered BACH 737
BWV 36 Schwingt freudig euch empor - Lift up your voices with joy BACH 725
BWV 42 Am Abend aber desselbigen Sabbats - On the evening of that same Sabbath BACH 737
BWV 46 Schauet doch und sehet - Look therefore and see BACH 722
BWV 53 Schlage doch, gewünschte Stunde - Strike then, O longed-for Hour BACH 737
BWV 54 Widerstehe doch der Sünde - Resist sin lest its poison take you BACH 736
BWV 65 Sie werden aus Saba - They shall come out of Sheba BACH 721
BWV 68 Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt - God so loved the world BACH 723
BWV 76 Die Himmel erzählen - The Heavens declare the Glory of God BACH 723
BWV 80 Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott - A sure stronghold is our God BACH 723
BWV 93 Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten - He who allows God to guide him BACH 725
BWV 103 Ihr werdet weinen und heulen - Ye shall weep and lament BACH 722
BWV 105 Herr, gehe nicht ins Gericht - Judge not Thy servant oh Lord BACH 722
BWV 106 "Actus Tragicus" - Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit BACH 736
BWV 110 Unser Mund sei voll Lachens - Let our mouth be full of Laughter BACH 762
BWV 131 Aus der Tiefe rufe ich, Herr, zu dir - From the depths, Lord, I cry to Thee BACH 762
BWV 140 Wachet auf ruft uns die Stimme - Sleepers wake, the voice is calling BACH 725
BWV 142 Uns ist ein Kind geboren - Unto us a Child is born BACH 721
BWV 150 Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich - Lord, my soul doth thirst for thee BACH 724
BWV 182 Himmelskönig, sei willkommen - King of Heaven, be Thou welcome BACH 724
BWV 198 "Trauer Ode" for the Funeral of Queen Christiane BACH 736
BWV 225-230 The Six Motets BACH 766
BWV 232 Mass in B-Minor BACH 7678
BWV 233-236 Missae Breves - Four Shorter Masses BACH 701-2
BHP 902-3
BWV 237-240 Four Sancti BHP 902-3
BWV 243 Magnificat in D - with Christmas Verses BACH 721
BWV 253-438 Chorale Settings BWV 304/315/345/356/361/368/434 BACH 701-2

BACH 733 & 734
Soli Deo Gloria -
To the Glory of God Alone.
Two volumes (available separately) of Bach's greatest cantata choruses and chorales. A stunning assemblage of powerful and moving works, performed with great sensitivity and vitality by the Ansbach Festival Choir and Orchestra, conductor Karl Richter.
BACH 728
BACH ON SUNDAY
A Program of Choruses, Choral Arias, Organ & Instrumental Music by the London Bach Society with the English Chamber Orchestra. Organ solos by E. Power Biggs (historic organ, Arlesheim). An ideal program for quiet Sunday listening.

 
ORGAN WORKS - SEPARATE LISTING
 

 
HARPSICHORD WORKS
 
BWV 802-805 Four Duets, from Clavierübung IV - Zuzana Ruzickova BACH 719
BWV 806-811 The Six English Suites - Isolde Ahlgrimm BACH 757-8
BWV 812-817 The Six French Suites - Isolde Ahlgrimm BACH 756
BWV 816 French Suite No. 5 in G - Sylvia Marlowe BACH 731
BWV 825-830 The Six Partitas (German Suites) - Derek Adlam BACH 704-5
BWV 831 French Overture - Rafael Puyana BACH 745
BWV 846-893 The 48 Preludes & Fugues - Well-tempered Clavier - Malcolm Hamilton BACH 711-14
BWV 894 Prelude & Fugue in a-minor - Zuzana Ruzickova BACH 720
BWV 899 Prelude & Fughetta in d - Isolde Ahlgrimm, pedal-harpsichord BACH 727
BWV 903 Chromatic Fantasy - George Malcolm
- Isolde Ahlgrimm, pedal-harpsichord
BACH 716
BACH 727
BWV 904 Fantasy & Fugue in a - Zuzana Ruzickova
- Isolde Ahlgrimm, pedal-harpsichord
BACH 720
BACH 727
BWV 906 Fantasy in c - Zuzana Ruzickova
- Isolde Ahlgrimm, pedal-harpsichord
BACH 719
BACH 727
BWV 910-915 Harpsichord Toccatas - Isolde Ahlgrimm, pedal-harpsichord BACH 726
BWV 917 Fantasy in g - Isolde Ahlgrimm, pedal-harpsichord
- Michael Thomas, clavichord
BACH 727
BACH 740
BWV 921 Fantasy in c minor - Michael Thomas, clavichord BACH 740
BWV 923 Prelude in b minor - Gunnar Johansen, harpsichord BACH 740
BWV 951 Fugue in b minor on a theme of Albinoni BACH 740
BWV 971 Italian Concerto - George Malcolm BACH 716
from
BWV 972-87
Six Concerto Transcriptions after Vivaldi,
BWV 972, 973, 975, 976, 978, 980. Sylvia Marlowe
BMC 36
from
BWV 972-87
Concerto Transcription after Alessandro Scarlatti, BWV 981
Two Transcriptions after Prince Johann Ernst, BWV 982, 987
BACH 747
BWV 988 Goldberg Variations - Sylvia Marlowe
      - Millicent Silver
BACH 731
BHP 901
BWV 989 Air & 10 Variations in the Italian Manner - clavichord BACH 740
BWV 997 Partita in c minor - played on Lute-harpsichord BACH 740
BWV 1000 Fugue in g minor for Lute BACH 740
Lesser-known works BWV 872a / 895 / 897 / 905 / 909 / 920 / 921
944 / 947 / 949 / 950 / 954 / 955 / 956 / 958 / 962 / 963
BACH 732

BACH 732
Lesser-known Harpsichord Works - Gunnar Johansen Lesser-known they may be, but certainly fully worthy of a hearing and addition to any Bach collection. Gunnar Johansen plays his splendid Sperrhake harpsichord with gusto where a dramatic piece demands, and with sensitivity on the quieter preludes or fugues.
BACH 740
Bach's Domestic Keyboard Instruments

This record offers some interesting repertoire, performed on the harpsichord, clavichord, lute, and the lute-harpsichord. The different textures can be readily compared, and the mechanisms are described in the booklet.

 
CHAMBER MUSIC and ORCHESTRAL WORKS
 
BWV 1001-06 Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin - Emil Telmanyi, Vega Curved Bow ("Bach Bow") BHP 910-11
BWV 1014-19 Sonatas for Violin and Clavier - Josef Suk, Zuzana Ruzickova BACH 719-20
BWV 1020 Sonata for Flute and Clavier - Maxence Larrieu / Rafael Puyana BACH 745
BWV 1021/23/24 Sonatas for Violin and Continuo BACH 706
BWV 1027-29 Sonatas for Harpsichord and Cello - Zuzana Ruzickova, Josef Chuchro BACH 747
BWV 1030-33 Sonatas for Flute and Clavier - Maxence Larrieu / Rafael Puyana BACH 745
BWV 1036-39 Instrumental Trio Sonatas BACH 706
BWV 1041-3 Concertos for Violin / 2 Violins and Strings BACH 703
BWV 1044 Triple Concerto for Flute, Violin and Clavier
- Historic Enesco recording
BACH 718
BHP 907
BWV 1046-51 The Six Brandenburg Concertos BACH 741-2
BWV 1052 Harpsichord Concerto in d minor. Sylvia Marlowe, harpsichord BACH 715
BWV 1053 Harpsichord Concerto in E. George Malcolm BACH 716
from BWV 1053 Reconstruction for Oboe & Strings BACH 717
BWV 1054 Harpsichord Concerto in D. Ruggero Gerlin BACH 717
BWV 1055 Harpsichord Concerto in A. Ruggero Gerlin BACH 717
BWV 1056 Harpsichord Concerto in f minor. Ruggero Gerlin BACH 717
BWV 1057 Harpsichord Concerto in F. Ruggero Gerlin BACH 718
BWV 1058 Harpsichord Concerto in g minor. George Malcolm BACH 716
BWV 1060 Two-Harpsichord Concerto in c minor. Ruggero Gerlin BACH 718
BWV 1061 Two-Harpsichord Concerto in C. Sylvia Marlowe, harpsichord BACH 715
BWV 1062 Two-Harpsichord Concerto in c minor. Ruggero Gerlin BACH 718
BWV 1063 Three-Harpsichord Concerto in d minor. George Malcolm BACH 716
BWV 1064 Three-Harpsichord Concerto in C Major. Sylvia Marlowe BACH 715
from BWV 1064 Reconstruction for flute, oboe and violin BACH 717
BWV 1065 Four-Harpsichord Concerto in a minor. Sylvia Marlowe BACH 715
BWV 1052-64 Historic recordings conducted by Georges Enesco BHP 904-7
BWV 1066-69 Four Orchestral Suites BACH 742-3
BWV 1079 The Musical offering BACH 729
BWV 1079-1080 Musical Offering, Art of the Fugue, organ. 2-CD set BACH 76364
BWV 1079-1080 Musical Offering, Art of the Fugue, pedal-harpsichord. 2-CD set BACH 7601
BWV 1080 Art of the Fugue BACH 730

BACH 729
The Musical Offering BWV 1079 - Thuringian Bach Ensemble + Canonic Variations BWV 769 (Silbermann Organ 1714).
Also included: an alternative rendition of the Three-part Ricercare performed on one of King Frederick the Great's Silbermann fortepianos (1746) which Bach may well have played.
BACH 730
The Art of the Fugue BWV 1080

Our performance by the Thuringian Chamber Orchestra under Guest Conductor George Malcolm offers maximum contrapuntal clarity, with immediate enjoyability. No dry academic exercise - this is some of the baroque era's finest and most powerful music.

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