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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.

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

In this 1951 recording, Karl Münchinger (1915-1990) conducts the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra in a performance of the second 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 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.

George Malcolm, 1952: Italian Concerto, BWV 97

From the LP shown above, issued on the London label, catalogue number LD 9187, in 1953.

Busoni / Alicia de Larrocha, 1974: Chaconne in D Minor

Alicia de Larrocha, 1974. From the LP above, CS6866, on the London label.

Alicia de Larrocha, 1979: Keyboard Concerto in F minor, BWV 1056 - Complete

Alicia de Larrocha (1923 - 2009) performs the Bach keyboard concerto in F minor, BWV 1056. From the LP you see above, issued in 1981 on the London label, catalogue number CS 7180. David Zinman conducts the London Sinfonietta. This performance was recorded in 1979 in Kingsway hall, London.

Ernest Ansermet, 1960: Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D, BWV 1068 - Suisse Romande Orchestra

Digitized from the LP shown above, issued in 1961 on the London label, catalogue number CS 6234. Ernest Ansermet leads L'Orchestra de la Suisse Romande.

Ouverture (0:02)
Air (6:53)
Gavotte 1 & 2 (12:51)
Bourree (16:41)
Gigue (18:01)

Wilhelm Backhaus, 1958: English Suite in D minor, BWV 811 - Complete

Wilhelm Backhaus (1884-1969) is soloist in this performance of the English Suite No. 6 in D minor, BWV 811 by JS Bach. From the LP shown above, manufactured in 1970 and released on the London label. The performance you hear was recorded originally in 1958.

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