J.S. Bach

Recommended (or not) Recordings

Orchestral Suites

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Trevor Pinnock
Accompaniment/Orchestra:The English Concert
Individual Works:Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C major, BWV 1066
Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067
Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068
Orchestral Suite No. 4 in D major, BWV 1069

also includes The Brandenburg Concertos

Format:Compact Disc
Record Label:Archiv Produktion
Catalog Number:421492-2
Year Released/Recorded:1980, 1982
Comments:These works are also known as Ouvertures. The famous air on a G string is the Air in Suite No. 3. These are wonderful works, comparable to the Brandenburgs. This perfornace is, however, a little slow as Pinnock usually is.
Acknowledgements:From the collection of Jan Hanford.
Date First Submitted:04/25/1995