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Ton Koopman, a leading authority on Baroque music, gathered his favourite orchestra and eminent Baroque singers for a concert focusing on the Magnificat, the traditional prayer said by the Virgin Mary after hearing that she would bear God’s son. Bach…

Total running time
87 mins
Dutch conductor Sigiswald Kuijken presents the two Ascension Oratorios by father and son Bach. Johann Sebastian Bach’s work was first performed in Leipzig on Ascension Day in 1735. The text mixes biblical and poetic material. Recorded live at the…
Total running time
109 mins

When Bach was in the service of Prince Leopold in Coethen, he had his own orchestra and was contracted to compose a great deal of instrumental music. This gave him an opportunity to try new techniques and to develop his own instrumental style. The…

Total running time
109 mins
In the historic Weimar Herder Church Sir John Eliot Gardiner finds the perfect setting for his recording of the Bach Christmas Oratorio. Against the backdrop of the dramatic altar and Lucas Granach paintings, the Monteverdi Choir and the English…
Total running time
191 mins

Katia and Marielle Labèque received their first piano tuition at ages three and five and the sisters are famous for their unusual duo precision, their great musicality and the breadth of their repertoire. In this concert they perform with Il Giardino…

Total running time
60 mins

With this, his only Bach recording, Herbert Blomstedt pays homage to Bach and the city of Leipzig. The DVD was recorded in 2005 at the Leipzig Bach Festival, which is widely regarded as the world’s leading festival celebrating Johann Sebastian Bach…

Total running time
138 mins

This DVD brings brilliant 20th century Orchestral Music recorded using high quality techniques to the market at an attractive mid-range price. The outstanding Chicago Symphony Orchestra performs under the masterful direction of Daniel Barenboim…

Total running time
110 mins
Daniel Barenboim is internationally recognised and revered as a pianist, orchestral and operatic conductor, musical ambassador and humanitarian. Partnering him here is the remarkable conductor Sergiu Celibidache, of whom Barenboim says: ‘he was one…
Total running time
111 mins
Liszt will probably always be thought of as the greatest pianist who has ever lived, and his works for piano are undoubtedly among the most virtuosic to have been written. On this disc Daniel Barenboim explores the vast emotional range of Liszt’s…
Total running time
186 mins

Recorded live on July 16th from the Freiburg Cathedral, with soprano Barbara Bonney, worldwide renowned for the clarity of her voice and the precision of her diction and baritone Matthias Goerne, whose recent interpretation with Sir Alfred Brendel…

Total running time
60 mins