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Brandenburg Concerto No 4, Cantata No 161

As part of Baroque Spring and the Bristol Baroque Festival, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and John Butt perform Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No 4 and Cantata No 161.

Live from St George's, Bristol

Presented by Tom Service

As part of Baroque Spring on Radio 3 and the Bristol Baroque Festival: the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and John Butt perform Bach cantatas and concertos.

J S Bach:
Brandenburg Concerto No 4 in G
Cantata No 161: Komm, du süße Todesstunde

Choir of the Enlightenment
Soloists of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
John Butt director/harpsichord

The first of five consecutive nights of dazzling Baroque to be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 sees the OAE under the direction of renowned Bach expert and harpsichordist John Butt. Together they present the timeless wonders of two of Bach's Brandenburg Concertos, alongside a pair of oft overlooked cantatas that feature a wealth of masterly detail.

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