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Wydawnictwo: First Hand Records
Seria: Early Stereo Recordings
Nr katalogowy: FHR 060
Nośnik: 1 CD
Data wydania: wrzesień 2019
EAN: 5060216346960
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Epoka muzyczna: barok
Obszar (język): włoski, niemiecki
Instrumenty: klawesyn
Rodzaj: koncert, wariacje, kantata

Bach / Vivaldi: Early Stereo Recordings, Vol. 3

First Hand Records - FHR 060
Kompozytor
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1742)
George Malcolm, Johann Jakob Froberger, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, Johann Pachelbel, William Byrd
Wykonawcy
Thurston Dart, harpsichord
Eileen Joyce, harpsichord
George Malcolm, harpsichord
Denis Vaughan, harpsichord
Ralph Kirkpatrick, harpsichord
The Bach Choir
The Pro Arte Orchestra / Boris Ord
Jacques Orchestra / Reginald Jacques
Antonio Vivaldi:
Concerto for 4 Harpsichords and Strings in D minor (arr. Thurston Dart)
Concerto for 4 Harpsichords and Strings in A minor, BWV 1065 (arr. Johann Sebastian Bach)

Johann Sebastian Bach:
Concerto for 3 Harpsichords and Strings in C major, BWV 1064
Cantata 'Bide with us', BWV 6 (sung in English)

George Malcolm:
Variations on a Theme of Mozart for 4 Harpsichords

Sweelinck/Byrd/Forberger/Pachelbel:
Variations on ‘Mein junges Leben hat ein End’
The tennthe Paviane and Gagliarde ‘Mr W. Peter’
Toccata No. 2
Ciaconna
This is the third of at least five volumes of EMI early stereophonic recordings, released in a joint venture with the Archive of Recorded Sound (ARS). EMI started to record in stereo in 1954 and all the recordings in this new series are from this historic period of recorded music. All the releases will appear for the first time in some form and feature many of the greatest classical artists of the time.

Popular classical music figures of the mid-twentieth century, the artists on this disc would have been particualrly familiar to the British concertgoer in this period. George Malcolm, equally proficient as a conductor, pianist and composer and who with his unique brilliance brought the harpsichord to a place of universal respect in the concert hall; Thurston Dart was a eminent English musicologist, keyboard player and conductor; Ralph Kirkpatrick was celebrated American harpsichordist whose manner at the manner at the harpsichord is of a completely different sensibility than the others on this issue, from the flamboyant, technicolor approach so enthusiastically championed by his British colleagues.

You could call this album a harpsichord extravaganze – indeed in George Malcolm's ingratiating and inspired Variations on a Theme by Mozart for Four Harpsichords the instruments are shown-off superbly, ans alos in the splendid arrangment of Vivaldi’s Concerto in A minor, Op. 3/11 by Thurston Dart. The Bach Cantata No. 6 recording is a recent discovery and is the Bach Choir's earliest recording in stereo.

The main booklet notes in this issue are written by eminent harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani.

Recordings: 12-13 October 1956 (Tr. 1-11); 10-12 August 1956 (Tr. 12-15); 5 November 1954 (Tr. 16-20).

Zobacz także:

  • ARS 38552
  • AVI 8553145
  • HC 18053
  • AV 2402
  • AR 014
  • ACC 24349
  • CAN 004
  • HC 19008
  • ALC 1377
  • ARS 38561