Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Air from Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068
5:20
2 Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (Cantata No. 147)
7:33
3 Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565
9:23
4 Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major, Allegro
5:21
5 Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major, Andante
4:03
6 Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major, Allegro
3:03
7 Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Sleepers Awake, Cantata No. 140)
5:25
8 Minuet and Badinerie (Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067)
2:48
9 Jauchzet, frohlocket! (Opening Chorus - Christmas Oratorio)
8:20
10 Sinfonia (Cantata No. 12)
4:29
11 Agnus Dei (Mass in B Minor)
5:48
12 Wir setzen uns mit Tränen nieder (Final Chorus - St. Matthew Passion)
7:31

Credits

CD 1

composed in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734 – 1735) (track 9)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1747 – 1749) (track 11)
premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734-12-25) (track 9)
oboe:
Roger Reversy (oboist) (track 10)
Helmut Winschermann (tracks 4–5)
trumpet:
Bernard Gabel (tracks 4–5)
flute:
Aurèle Nicolet (tracks 4–5)
William Bennett (flautist) (1970-12) (track 8)
organ:
Peter Hurford (tracks 3, 7)
Peter Gilbert White (English organist) (track 2)
harpsichord:
Thurston Dart (conductor and keyboard player) (1970-12) (tracks 1, 8)
alto vocals:
Kathleen Ferrier (track 11)
balance engineer:
Stanley Goodall (engineer) (1970-12) (tracks 1, 8)
choir vocals:
Lübecker Kantorei (track 9)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 2–8, 8–9, 11–12)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1714) (track 10)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1730) (track 1)
conductor:
Ernest Ansermet (track 10)
Sir Adrian Boult (track 11)
George Guest (organist and conductor) (track 2)
Karl Münchinger (German conductor) (tracks 4–6, 9)
Gerhard Wilhelm (choir master) (track 12)
Karl Münchinger (German conductor) (1964-07) (track 12)
Sir Neville Marriner (1970-12) (tracks 1, 8)
contralto vocals:
Kathleen Ferrier (track 11)
engineer:
Stanley Goodall (engineer) (track 8)
librettist:
Picander (track 12)
lyricist:
Robert Bridges (poet) (track 2)
orchestra:
Stuttgarter Kammerorchester (tracks 4–6, 9)
Stuttgarter Kammerorchester (1964-07) (track 12)
Academy of St Martin in the Fields (1970-12) (tracks 1, 8)
producer:
Michael Bremner (producer/engineer) (tracks 1, 8)
Ray Minshull (track 12)
recorded at:
Evangelisches Schloßkirche (Schloss Ludwigsburg) in Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (1964-07) (track 12)
St John's, Smith Square in London, England, United Kingdom (1970-12) (tracks 1, 8)
compilation of:
part of:
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 565) (track 3)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 645) (track 7)
arrangements:
Agnus Dei from Mass in B minor, BWV 232 (arr. Henry Wood) (track 11)
Air de J.S. Bach (Suite in D) (for organ, Jongen) (track 1)
Air on a G String (Guitar + modern ensemble arr. Myers) (track 1)
Air on the G String (for violin & piano, arr. Wilhelmj) (track 1)
Air on the G String (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 1)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 2 F-Dur, BWV 1047: I. (Allegro) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 2 F-Dur, BWV 1047: II. Andante (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Morning Song, BWV 645 (for piano, Friedman) (track 7)
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 h-Moll, BWV 1067: VI. Menuet (catch all for arrangements) (track 8)
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 h-Moll, BWV 1067: VI. Menuet (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 8)
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 h-Moll, BWV 1067: VII. Badinerie (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 8)
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 h-Moll, BWV 1067: VII. Badinerie (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano, Siloti) (track 1)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for violin and piano, arr. Windsperger) (track 1)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (track 1)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 1)
Orchestersuite no. 3 D-dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (arr. Nigel Kennedy, John Lenehan) (track 1)
Solo Amore (track 1)
Synkkä yö maan peitti aivan (translated) (track 7)
Toccata and Fugue in D minor (arr. Mike Batt) (track 3)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (for solo piano, Cortot) (track 3)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 3)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (for piano, Tausig) (track 3)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (for band, Leidzén) (track 3)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (for piano, Friedman) (track 3)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (for piano solo, Reger) (track 3)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (for piano, Grainger) (track 3)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Toccata und Fugue d-Moll, BWV 565, BV B 29 no. 2 (Busoni piano arrangement) (track 3)
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 (for piano, Bantock) (track 7)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Bach Aire (track 1)
Peace Planet (track 8)
Sweetest Love (track 1)
The Real Thing (track 3)
Toccata (track 3)
later versions:
orchestrations:
Aria from Overture no. 3, BWV 1068 ("Air on the G-string", Stokowski orchestration) (track 1)
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 (Stokowski orchestration) (track 3)
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 (arr. S. Skrowaczewski) (track 3)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (orchestrated by H. Wood) (track 3)
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 (Bantock orchestration) (track 7)
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 (Stokowski orchestration) (track 7)
part of:
Sechs Choräle von verschiedener Art (part of collection) (track 7)
Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248 ("Christmas Oratorio") (track 9)
parts:
recording of:
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (1974 – 1986) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Bach (tracks 4, 8)
Hooked on Romance (track 1)
translated version of: