JS Bach

Zino Francescatti, 1953: Violin Concerto No. 2, BWV 1042

From the LP shown above, issued in 1953 on the Columbia Masterworks label, catalogue number ML 4648. Zino Francescatti, soloist.

Karl Haas / London Baroque Ensemble, 1951: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4, BWV 1049

From the LP shown above, issued in 1952 on the Westminster label. Karl Haas leads the London Baroque Ensemble.

Fine Arts String Quartet, 1962: Contrapuncti III, IV, V, and VI - Art of the Fugue

In this 1962 recording, the Fine Arts String Quartet performs Contrapuncti III, IV, V, and VI from JS Bach's "The Art of the Fugue," BWV 1080. I created this video from the LP shown above, "Art of the Fugue, Part One: Contrapuncti One Through Eleven," issued on the Concert Disc label, serial number M-1230. All images used in the creation of this video were drawn from the LP label and jacket, front and reverse. Samuel Baron transcribed this piece for string quartet.

Finn Videro / Soren Sorensen, 1954: Concerto for Two Harpsichords in C Minor, BWV 1060

From the LP you see above, issued in 1955 by the Haydn Society.

Allegro (0:06)
Adagio (5:15)
Allegro (9:39)

Herbert von Karajan, BPO, 1966: Suite in D major, BWV 1068 - Air

Herbert von Karajan (1908-1989) conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in this 1966 performance of the Air (2nd movement) of Bach's Ouverture (Orchestral Suite) No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068. I created this video from the LP depicted in the video above, entitled "Brandenburgilche Konzerte, Orchestersuiten 2 und 3," and issued by Deutsche Grammophon, serial number 138976/78. The black and white images of Bach and von Karajan, as well as those of the printed text, are taken from the booklet that is included in the boxed set.

Herbert von Karajan, 1966: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049 - Allegro

Herbert von Karajan (1908-1989) conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in this 1966 performance of the first movement (Allegro) of Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049. I created this video from the LP depicted in the video above, entitled "Brandenburgilche Konzerte, Orchestersuiten 2 und 3," and issued by Deutsche Grammophon, serial number 138976/78. The black and white images of Bach and von Karajan, as well as those of the printed text, are taken from the booklet that is included in the boxed set.

Herbert von Karajan, BPO, 1966: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048 (1)

Herbert von Karajan (1908-1989) conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in this 1966 performance of the first movement (Allegro) of Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048. I created this video from the LP depicted in the video above, entitled "Brandenburgilche Konzerte, Orchestersuiten 2 und 3," and issued by Deutsche Grammophon, serial number 138976/78. The black and white images of Bach and von Karajan, as well as those of the printed text, are taken from the booklet that is included in the boxed set.

Herbert von Karajan, 1966: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B flat major, BWV 1051

Herbert von Karajan (1908-1989) conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in this 1966 performance (some 245 years after the piece was composed) of the Allegro of Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B flat major, BWV 1051. I created this video from the LP depicted above, entitled "Brandenburgilche Konzerte, Orchestersuiten 2 und 3," and issued by Deutsche Grammophon, serial number 138976/78. The black and white images of Bach and von Karajan, as well as those of the printed text, are taken from the booklet that is included in the boxed set.

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