The Essential Bach DVD Box (5 DVDS)
Freiburger Barockorcheste | Thomanerchor Leipzig, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Georg Christoph Biller | Andrei Gavrilov & | Joanna McGregor piano | Ton Koopman organ & | harpsichord | Klaus Mertens baritone | German Brass
EuroArts offers a 5-DVD Budget Box of music by one of the greatest composers of all time.
A representative selection of Bach’s most important works is performed by artists who are among the most eminent interpreters of his music.
Exclusively devoted to the works of Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), these DVDs offer a unique survey of outstanding examples of Baroque music at its best.
THE ESSENTIAL BACH contains all 6 Brandenburg Concertos, the touching Mass in B minor, the famous Well-Tempered Clavier I, a selection of great organ works and as a special: Bach for Brass, arrangements of popular works by J.S. Bach played by the high-profile ensemble German Brass.
Amongst the artists are eminent Baroque singers Ruth Holton and Klaus Mertens, renowned harpsichordists and organists like Ton Koopman, and excellent ensembles such as Freiburger Barockorchester, Thomanerchor Leipzig and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig.
With an overall running time of more than 8 hours, this DVD provides informative, relaxing and entertaining viewing.
Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 1-6; Mass in B minor; The Well-Tempered Clavier - Book I: Preludes and Fugues 1-24; Great Organ Works + Arias & Keyboard Pieces; Bach for Brass
Picture format NTSC 16:9
Dolby Digital 5.1
Release November 1, 2007
Total running time 483 mins
Subtitles English, French, German
No. of discs 5