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Cothen (1717-1723)

Donald Macleod recounts the life and music of J.S. Bach. The ever ambitious Bach takes on his most prestigious position yet, as court conductor to Prince Leopold of Anhalt-Cöthen, beginning a period of great happiness and also enormous tragedy in his life.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fantasia and fugue in G minor BWV.542 (Great) for organ

    Performer: Peter Hurford.
    • London.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg concerto no. 3 in G major BWV.1048 - 1st movement

    Director: Trevor Pinnock. Ensemble: European Brandenburg Ensemble.
    • AVIE.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg concerto no. 1 in F major BWV.1046

    Director: Trevor Pinnock. Ensemble: European Brandenburg Ensemble.
    • AVIE.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and fugue from Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, bk.1 no. 3 in C sharp major

    Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • Decca.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    French suite no. 5 in G major BWV.816 - Sarabande

    Performer: Masaaki Suzuki.
    • BIS.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg concerto no. 3 in G major BWV.1048 - 1st movement

    Director: Trevor Pinnock. Ensemble: European Brandenburg Ensemble.
    • AVIE.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and fugue from Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, bk.1 no. 3 in C sharp major

    Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • Decca.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fantasia and fugue in G minor BWV.542 (Great) for organ

    Performer: Peter Hurford.
    • London.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    French suite no. 5 in G major BWV.816 - Sarabande

    Performer: Masaaki Suzuki.
    • BIS.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg concerto no. 1 in F major BWV.1046

    Director: Trevor Pinnock. Ensemble: European Brandenburg Ensemble.
    • AVIE.

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