Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)

The complete harpsichord Concertos

Concertos BWV 1052, 1057, 1058, 1054
Cast
Harpsichord
Christophe Rousset
direction
Christopher Hogwood
The Academy of Ancient Music
The complete 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 in private concerts in which he participated at the small Saxon court of Weimar, where he served from 1708 to 1717. (…)”

David Schulenberg

© 1998 The Decca Record Company

2CDs Decca / LC0254

Released in 1998