“The concerto in the modern sense – a work for instrumental soloist and larger ensemble – came into being in Italy around 1700. Johann Sebastian Bach might have first encountered such works at the small Saxon court of Weimar, where he served from 1708 to 1717. (…)”
© 1982, 1997 The Decca Record Company Limited, London
Éditions de l’Oiseau-Lyre
1 CD Decca / LC0254
Recorded in September 1981 at the Kingsway Hall (London, UK) and in August 1994 at the Henry Wood Hall (London, UK).
Released in 1997.