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Essential Bach

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Track Listing - Disc 1

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
Toccata and Fugue, for organ in D minor, BWV 565 (BC J37)
1
3:33
Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068
2
Air
5:13
Prelude and Fugue, for keyboard No. 1 in C major (WTC I/1), BWV 846 (BC L80)
3
3:17
Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049
4
7:13
Goldberg Variations, for keyboard (Clavier-Übung IV), BWV 988 (BC L9)
5
3:52
6
5:30
Concerto for violin, strings & continuo No. 1 in A minor, BWV 1041
7
3:57
Cantata No. 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben," BWV 147 (BC A174)
8
3:04
Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 4 in A major, BWV 1055
9
4:02
Suite for solo cello No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009
10
3:40
Concerto for oboe & violin (or 2 violins), strings & continuo (reconstruction), BWV 1060R
11
5:17
Mass in B minor, for soloists, chorus & orchestra, BWV 232 (BC E1)
12
3:46
Suite for solo cello No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007
13
2:28
French Suite, for keyboard No. 5 in G major, BWV 816 (BC L23)
14
3:31
15
1:28
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050
16
5:13
St. Matthew Passion (Matthäuspassion), for soloists, double chorus & double orchestra, BWV 244 (BC D3b)
17
6:26

Track Listing - Disc 2

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047
1
4:55
Concerto for 2 violins, strings & continuo in D minor ("Double"), BWV 1043
2
6:30
Partita for lute in E major, BWV 1006a (BC L171)
3
3:52
Cantata No. 208, "Was mir behagt," (Hunt Cantata), BWV 208 (BC G1, G3)
4
4:31
Sonata for viola da gamba & keyboard No. 3 in G minor, BWV 1029
5
3:14
Italian Concerto, for solo keyboard in F major (Clavier-Übung II/1), BWV 971 (BC L7)
6
3:55
Weihnachtsoratorium (Christmas Oratorio), in six parts, BWV 248 (BC D7)
7
6:38
Concerto for violin, strings & continuo No. 1 in A minor, BWV 1041
8
6:26
9
2:33
Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067
10
1:13
11
1:25
Concerto for oboe, violin, strings & continuo in F major (reconstruction), BWV 1053R
12
4:18
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048
13
5:36
Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004
14
4:11
15
3:09
16
2:55
Cantata No. 22, "Jesus nahm zu sich die Zwölfe," BWV 22 (BC A48)
17
3:13
Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056
18
2:55
Concerto for solo organ No. 2 in A minor (after Vivaldi Op. 3/8, RV 522), BWV 593 (BC J86)
19
3:34
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