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George Malcolm, 1967: Concerto in A minor for Four Harpsichords, BWV 1065 - Complete

In this 1967 recording, George Malcolm, Valda Aveling, Geoffrey Parsons and Simon Preston perform Bach's Concerto in A minor for Four Harpsichords, BWV 1065 (arranged from the Vivaldi Concerto in B minor for four violins, Op 3, No. 10). Raymond Leppard leads the English Chamber Orchestra. I created this music video from the LP depicted above, issued in 1975 on the London "Treasury Series" label, serial number STS 15075.

Swabian Choral Society, 1951: Cantata No. 185 - Barmherziges Herze der ewigen Liebe

In this 1951 recording, the Swabian Choral Society and the Bach Orchestra of Stuttgart - under the direction of Hans Grischkat (1903-1977, founder of the Swabian Choral Society) - perform the first movement (soprano and tenor duet) of Bach's Cantata No. 185, Barmherziges Herze der ewigen Liebe. I created this video from the LP shown above, issued on the Renaissance label, serial number X36.

Hans Kalafusz, 1974: Violin Concerto in E major, BWV 1042 - Movement 2

In this 1974 recording, Hans Kalafusz performs the second movement (Adagio) of Bach's E major violin concerto, BWV 1042. Kalafusz is joined by the South German Chamber Symphony of Stuttgart (also known as the Stuttgarter Kammerorchester or the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, founded in 1945 by Karl Münchinger).

Hans Kalafusz, 1974: Violin Concerto in E major, BWV 1042 - Movement 1

In this 1974 recording, Hans Kalafusz performs the second movement (Adagio) of Bach's E major violin concerto, BWV 1042. Kalafusz is joined by the South German Chamber Symphony of Stuttgart (also known as the Stuttgarter Kammerorchester or the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, founded in 1945 by Karl Münchinger).

David and Igor Oistrakh, 1957: Violin Concerto in D minor, BWV 1043 - Vivace - R. Barshai

In this 1957 recording, David and Igor Oistrakh perform the first movement of Bach's violin concerto in D minor, BWV 1043. Rudolf Barshai conducts the Moscow Chamber Orchestra. I created this music video from the LP shown above, issued in 1962 on the Monitor "Collectors Series" label, serial number MC 2009.

David and Igor Oistrakh, 1957: Violin Concerto in D minor, BWV 1043 - Allegro - R. Barshai

In this 1957 recording, David and Igor Oistrakh perform the third movement of Bach's violin concerto in D minor, BWV 1043. Rudolf Barshai conducts the Moscow Chamber Orchestra. I created this music video from the LP shown above, issued in 1962 on the Monitor "Collectors Series" label, serial number MC 2009.

Kempff / Dinu Lipatti, 1950: Siciliana (From Flute Sonata No. 2 in E flat)

Dinu Lipatti (1917-1950) is soloist in this recording, released in the US on the Columbia label in 1953, of the Siciliana by Bach, as transcribed by Wilhelm Kempff (1895-1991). I created this music video from the LP shown above, serial number ML 4633.

Busoni / Dinu Lipatti, 1950: Nun komm der heiden Heiland (After BWV 659)

Dinu Lipatti (1917-1950) is soloist in this recording, released in the US on the Columbia label in 1953, of "Nun komm der heiden Heiland," after Bach's BWV 659, and as transcribed for piano by Ferruccio Busoni (1866-1924)

Gounod / Galina Oleinichenko: Ave Maria - Bolshoi Theater Violinists Ensemble

In this 1971 recording, Russian soprano Galina Oleinichenko sings the Bach/Gounod arrangement of Ave Maria. From the LP, "Bolshoi Theater Violinists Ensemble," issued on the Melodiya label, serial number С10 02805-6.

Marie-Claire Alain, 1959: Kommst Du Nun, Jesu, Vom Himmel Herunter, BWV 650

In this 1959 recording, French organist Marie-Claire Alain performs sixth (and last) of the Schubler Chorales, "Kommst Du Nun, Jesu, Vom Himmel Herunter," BWV 650.

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