J.S. Bach

Recommended (or not) Recordings

French Suites

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Bradley Brookshire
Individual Works:Suite in d, BWV 812
Suite in c, BWV 813
Suite in b, BWV 814
Suite in Eb, BWV 815
Suite in G, BWV 816
Suite in E, BWV 817
Format:Compact Disc
Record Label:Purchase Records
Catalog Number:PC1575
Year Released/Recorded:2001
Total Playing Time:71 mins.
Comments:Bradley Brookshire said:

The New York Times chose this recording as a Critic's Choice CD of the year 2001, noting "Even if the field were not so bereft of competition, Mr. Brookshire would stand out for his intelligence, artistry, technique and, not least, humor." The recording went on to garner a Grammy nomination. The New York Times calls Brookshire, "...perhaps the finest Bach harpsichordist active today in New York." The recording is vended at www.BachHarpsichord.com

Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Bradley Brookshire
Date First Submitted:09/11/2002