Concerto grosso

Karl Münchinger, 1951: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050 (Allegro)

In this 1951 recording, Karl Münchinger (1915-1990) conducts the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra in a performance of the third movement of Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050. I created this video from the LP depicted above, issued in 1953 on the London label, serial number LL 222. This recording won the 1951 Grand Prix Du Disque.

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.

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.

Herbert von Karajan, 1966: Brandenburg Concerto 1 in F major, BWV 1046 - Allegro

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. 1 in F major, BWV 1046. 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 (the cover of which appears in the video above at 3:19) that is included in the boxed set.

Concentus Musicus Wien, 1964: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049

From the LP collection you see in the video above, issued on the Telefunken label in 1965. All images in the video were taken from the LP and the notes that are included with the discs. Featuring Alice Harnoncourt, Nickolaus Harnoncourt, Walter Holy, Leopold Stastny, Jurg Schaeftlein, Stefan Plott, Siegfried Fuhrlinger, Josef de Sordi, Kurt Theiner, Eduard Hruza, and Georg Fischer. Winner, Grand Prix du Disque.

Allegro (0:07)
Andante (7:24)
Presto (11:28)

Concentus Musicus Wien, 1964: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F major, BWV 1046

From the LP collection you see in the video above, issued on the Telefunken label in 1965. All images in the video were taken from the LP and the notes that are included with the discs. Featuring Alice Harnoncourt, Nickolaus Harnoncourt, Walter Holy, Leopold Stastny, Jurg Schaeftlein, Stefan Plott, Siegfried Fuhrlinger, Josef de Sordi, Kurt Theiner, Eduard Hruza, and Georg Fischer. Winner, Grand Prix du Disque.

Allegro moderato (0:08)
Adagio (4:24)
Allegro (8:45)
Menuet - Trio I - Menuet da capo - Polacca - Menuet da capo - Trio II - Menuet da capo (13:20)

Concentus Musicus Wien, 1964: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, BWV 1050

From the LP collection you see in the video above, issued on the Telefunken label in 1965. All images in the video were taken from the LP and the notes that are included with the discs. Featuring Alice Harnoncourt, Nickolaus Harnoncourt, Walter Holy, Leopold Stastny, Jurg Schaeftlein, Stefan Plott, Siegfried Fuhrlinger, Josef de Sordi, Kurt Theiner, Eduard Hruza, and Georg Fischer. Winner, Grand Prix du Disque.

Allegro (0:07)
Affetuoso (10:57)
Allegro (16:52)

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