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Johann Sebastian Bach: 4 Ouvertüren (Orchestral Suites), BWV 1066-1069

Aurèle Nicolet, Münchener Bach-Orchester, Karl Richter

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"In intonation, discipline and gen- eral perfection of ensemble, not to mention instrumental virtuosi- ty, the Munich Bach Orchestra sets astonishing standards."
- Gramophone, 1968

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Suite No. 1 In C Major, BWV 1066  
1
I. Ouvertüre
Johann Sebastian Bach; Münchener Bach-Orchester; Karl Richter
8:16
2
II. Courante
Johann Sebastian Bach; Münchener Bach-Orchester; Karl Richter
2:27
3
III. Gavotte I-II
Johann Sebastian Bach; Münchener Bach-Orchester; Karl Richter
3:23
4
IV. Forlane
Johann Sebastian Bach; Münchener Bach-Orchester; Karl Richter
1:58
5
V. Menuett I-II
Johann Sebastian Bach; Münchener Bach-Orchester; Karl Richter
3:06
6
VI. Bourrée I-II
Johann Sebastian Bach; Münchener Bach-Orchester; Karl Richter
2:38
7
VII. Passepied I-II
Johann Sebastian Bach; Münchener Bach-Orchester; Karl Richter
3:35
Suite No. 2 In B Minor, BWV 1067  
8
I. Ouvertüre
Johann Sebastian Bach; Aurèle Nicolet; Münchener Bach-Orchester; Karl Richter
9:18
9
II. Rondeau
Johann Sebastian Bach; Aurèle Nicolet; Münchener Bach-Orchester; Karl Richter
1:55
10
III. Sarabande
Johann Sebastian Bach; Aurèle Nicolet; Münchener Bach-Orchester; Karl Richter
3:59
11
IV. Bourrée I-II
Johann Sebastian Bach; Aurèle Nicolet; Münchener Bach-Orchester; Karl Richter
2:06
12
V. Polonaise
Johann Sebastian Bach; Aurèle Nicolet; Münchener Bach-Orchester; Karl Richter
3:30
13
VI. Menuett
Johann Sebastian Bach; Aurèle Nicolet; Münchener Bach-Orchester; Karl Richter
1:28
14
VII. Badinerie
Johann Sebastian Bach; Aurèle Nicolet; Münchener Bach-Orchester; Karl Richter
1:39
Suite No. 3 In D Major, BWV 1068  
15
I. Ouvertüre
Johann Sebastian Bach; Münchener Bach-Orchester; Karl Richter
9:08
16
II. Air
Johann Sebastian Bach; Münchener Bach-Orchester; Karl Richter
5:45
17
III. Gavotte I-II
Johann Sebastian Bach; Münchener Bach-Orchester; Karl Richter
4:04
18
IV. Bourrée
Johann Sebastian Bach; Münchener Bach-Orchester; Karl Richter
1:15
19
V. Gigue
Johann Sebastian Bach; Münchener Bach-Orchester; Karl Richter
3:14
Suite No. 4 In D Major, BWV 1069  
20
I. Ouvertüre
Johann Sebastian Bach; Münchener Bach-Orchester; Karl Richter
9:51
21
II. Bourrée I-II
Johann Sebastian Bach; Münchener Bach-Orchester; Karl Richter
3:02
22
III. Gavotte
Johann Sebastian Bach; Münchener Bach-Orchester; Karl Richter
2:00
23
IV. Menuett I-II
Johann Sebastian Bach; Münchener Bach-Orchester; Karl Richter
3:37
24
V. Réjouissance
Johann Sebastian Bach; Münchener Bach-Orchester; Karl Richter
2:44
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    1:33:58
"Richter draws superb playing from his orchestra, and the recording is outstandingly clear. His admirers will be delighted with this set ..."
- Penguin Stereo Record Guide, 1975

Noted Bach interpreter, organist and conductor Karl Richter leads the Münchener Bach-Orchester on these vintage recordings from 1960 and 1961, originally released as part of a triple-album package with other Bach works. Award-winning flutist Aurèle Nicolet is the featured soloist on the Suite No. 2.
192 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Deutsche Grammophon Studio Masters

Executive Producer: Prof. Dr. Hans Hickmann
Recording Producer: Karl-Heinz Schneider
Tonmeister (Balance Engineer): Walther-Alfred Wettler
Editing: Werner Dieckmann
Remastered by Emil Berliner Studios

This album is a high-resolution digital transfer of material originating from an analogue recording. It may be limited in bandwidth and dynamic range by the technology available at the time of its original creation, and is offered as a documentation of a historical release.

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