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Bach's Brandenburg Concertos at York Early Music Festival

Florilegium performs Bach's Brandenburg Concertos in the University of York's Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall as part of the York Early Music Festival. Hannah French presents.

Florilegium performs Bach's Brandenburg Concertos at the University of York's Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall as part of the York Early Music Festival. Hannah French presents.

In a strange twist of fate, the Brandenburg Concertos have come to be named after an aristocrat who didn’t particularly want them and never actually heard them. The six concertos form a master anthology, a demonstration of all the imaginable possibilities inherent in a given musical form. Each concerto calls for a different combination of soloists, every one innovative and unprecedented in its choice of instruments. Florilegium uniquely performs them in reverse of the numbered order, ending with the triumphant first concerto combining wind, strings and brass.

Programme
Bach - Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 6 to 1

Florilegium
Ashley Solomon (director)

Recorded at Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York and presented by Hannah French.

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2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 6 in B flat major, BWV 1051

    Ensemble: Florilegium. Director: Ashley Solomon.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D major, BWV 1050

    Ensemble: Florilegium. Director: Ashley Solomon.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 4 in G major, BWV 1049

    Ensemble: Florilegium. Director: Ashley Solomon.
  • Michel Corrette

    Concerto Comique, Op 8 No 6 'Les Plaisir des dames'

    Ensemble: Ensemble Meridiana.
    • CHACONNE.
  • Francisco Guerrero

    Ego Flos Campi

    Ensemble: Stile Antico.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Anonymous

    Estampie 1

    Ensemble: Sollazzo Ensemble.
    • AMBRONAY.
  • Henri-Jacques de Croes

    Trio Sonata, Op 5 No 3 (3rd & 4th mvts)

    Ensemble: BaroccoTout.
    • LINN.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G major, BWV 1048

    Ensemble: Florilegium. Director: Ashley Solomon.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F major, BWV 1047

    Ensemble: Florilegium. Director: Ashley Solomon.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 1 in F major, BWV 1046

    Ensemble: Florilegium. Director: Ashley Solomon.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Laudate Pueri, RV 601

    Performer: Ashley Solomon. Singer: Elin Manahan Thomas. Ensemble: Florilegium.

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