Chamber Orchestra of the Saar

Johann Sebastian Bach (Eisenach, Sacro Imperio Romano Germánico —actualmente estado federado alemán de Turingia—, 21 de marzo./ 31 de marzo de 1685.-Leipzig, Sacro Imperio Romano Germánico —Sajonia—, 28 de julio de 1750) fue un compositor, organista, clavecinista, violinista, violista, maestro de capilla y Kantor alemán del periodo barroco. Fue el miembro más importante de una de las familias de músicos más destacadas de la historia, con más de 35 compositores famosos. Tuvo una gran fama como organista y clavecinista en toda Europa por su gran técnica y capacidad de improvisar música al teclado. Además del órgano y del clavecín, tocaba el violín y la viola da gamba.

Karl Ristenpart, 1963: Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C major, BWV 1066 - Courante, Gavottes I, II

Karl Ristenpart (1900-1967) leads the Orchestra of the Sarre in this 1963 recording of the Courante and Gavottes 1 and 2 of Bach's Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C major, BWV 1066. I created this music video from the LP shown above, issued in 1963 on the Counterpoint/Esoteric Records label (a subsidiary of Everest Records) , serial number 5603.

Karl Ristenpart, 1963: Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C major, BWV 1066 - Forlane, Minuets I, II

Karl Ristenpart (1900-1967) leads the Orchestra of the Sarre in this 1963 recording of the Forlane and Minuets 1 and 2 from Bach's Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C major, BWV 1066. I created this music video from the LP shown above, issued in 1963 on the Counterpoint/Esoteric Records label (a subsidiary of Everest Records) , serial number 5603.

Stich-Randall, Casoni, Bottazzo, 1965 - Magnificat in D - Saar Chamber Orchestra, Ristenpart

Karl Ristenpart leads the Saar Chamber Orchestra, and Herbert Schmolzi leads the Saarebruck Conservatory Chorus in this 1964 performance of the Magnificat in D. Features Teresa Stich-Randall, Bianca Maria Casoni, Pietro Bottazzo and Georg Littasy. Maurice Andre is trumpet soloist. Issued in 1965 on the Nonesuch label, H-71011 (stereo).

Karl Ristenpart, 1963: Concerto for Three Harpsichords in D minor, BWV 1063

Karl Ristenpart leads the Chamber Orchestra of the Saar; Lily Berger, Konrad Burr and Fritz Neumeyer are soloists. Issued on the Nonesuch label in 1964.

Karl Ristenpart, 1963: Concerto for Two Harpsichords in C minor, BWV 1062 - Neumeyer, Berger

Karl Ristenpart leads the Chamber Orchestra of the Saar; Lily Berger and Fritz Neumeyer are soloists. Issued on the Nonesuch label in 1964.

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