J.S. Bach

Recommended (or not) Recordings

Brandenburg Concertos

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Hans-Martin Linde
Individual Works:Concerto No. 1 in F major, BWV 1046
Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047
Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048
Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049
Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050
Concerto No. 6 in B-flat major, BWV 1051

The Musical Offering, BWV 1079

Format:Compact Disc
Record Label:EMI
Catalog Number:CMS7 63434-2
Year Released/Recorded:1982
Total Playing Time:147' 08
Comments:Daniel Escamilla said:

The period instrument recording to choose for one's permanent collection: decidely non-abrasive playing, yet very warm and forward recording, great presence. A most delightful version of this supreme baroque work.

Jonathan Heyhoe said:

Lively and enjoyable recording with excellent warm sound. Penguin Guide, " It can be strongly recommended, with sprung rhythms and generally well-chosen tempi, and these CDs deserve to rank alongside the Pinnock set. Quite apart from the considerable bonus of the Musical Offering, many will prefer the Linde version for the recording is rather fuller than the DG Archiv sound."

Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Daniel Escamilla
  • John Wickstrom
Date First Submitted:02/14/1997