Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)

Harpsichord concertos

BWV 1052, 1054, 1056
Cast
Harpsichord
Christophe Rousset
Direction
Christopher Hogwood
The Academy of Ancient Music
Harpsichord concertos Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)

“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. (…)”

David Schulenberg

© 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.