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BACH, J.S.: Lute Works (Complete) (Yasunori Imamura)


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BACH, J.S.: Lute Works (Complete) (Yasunori Imamura)

The considerable variety of Johann Sebastian Bach’s output for the lute stands witness to different periods of his life and career. This collection comprises Bach’s complete lute works, amply demonstrating his interest in its expressive qualities. These works include the technically demanding Partita BWV 1006a, Bach’s own transcription of his Cello Suite No. 5, three pieces from the St John Passion and the St Matthew Passion where the lute appears in an ensemble setting, and the Prelude, Fugue and Allegro, BWV 998, described by the renowned harpsichordist Wanda Landowska as ‘of incomparable beauty… unique amongst Bach’s works’.

Disc 1

Bach, Johann Sebastian

  Lute Partita in E Major, BWV 1006a
1.   I. Prelude 00:04:13
2.   II. Loure 00:03:58
3.   III. Gavotte en Rondeau 00:03:29
4.   IV. Menuet I - V. Menuet II 00:04:43
5.   VI. Bourrée 00:01:51
6.   VII. Gigue 00:02:27
  Lute Partita in C Minor, BWV 997
7.   I. Prelude 00:03:11
8.   II. Fugue 00:07:13
9.   III. Sarabande 00:05:28
10.   IV. Gigue - V. Double 00:06:09
  Prelude in C Minor, BWV 999
11.   Prelude in C Minor, BWV 999 00:01:55
  Fugue in G Minor, BWV 1000
12.   Fugue in G Minor, BWV 1000 00:05:46
  Prelude, Fugue and Allegro in E Flat-Major, BWV 998
13.   Prelude 00:03:04
14.   Fugue 00:06:32
15.   Allegro 00:03:48

Disc 2

Bach, Johann Sebastian

  Lute Suite in E Minor, BWV 996
1.   I. Prelude 00:02:51
2.   II. Allemande 00:03:02
3.   III. Courante 00:02:40
4.   IV. Sarabande 00:04:24
5.   V. Bourrée 00:01:33
6.   VI. Gigue 00:03:48
  Lute Suite in G Minor, BWV 995
7.   I. Prelude 00:06:11
8.   II. Allemande 00:06:18
9.   III. Courante 00:02:35
10.   IV. Sarabande 00:02:50
11.   V. Gavotte I - VI. Gavotte II 00:04:43
12.   VII. Gigue 00:02:38

Bach, Johann Sebastian
Bible - New Testament, lyricist(s)

  St. John Passion, BWV 245, Part II: Arioso: Betrachte, meine Seel'
13.   St. John Passion, BWV 245, Part II: Arioso: Betrachte, meine Seel' 00:02:24

Bach, Johann Sebastian
Bible - New Testament / Henrici, Christian Friedrich, lyricist(s)

  St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244b (early version) (excerpts)
14.   Part II: Recitative: Ja freilich will in uns das Fleisch und Blut 00:00:41
15.   Part II: Aria: Komm, süßes Kreuz 00:06:31

Total Playing Time: 01:56:56

Bach, Johann Sebastian

Bible - New Testament; Henrici, Christian Friedrich

Csige, Zsuzsa; Hesse, Christoph; Imamura, Yasunori; Kaiser, Karl; Martens, Haralt; Noda-Meurice, Aki; Weber, Johanna; Wörner, Dominik

Label: Naxos

Genre: Instrumental; Vocal

Period: Baroque

Catalogue No: 8.573936-37

Barcode: 747313393671

Physical Release: 09/2018

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