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32. Bach: Brandenburg Concertos 4, 5 & 6

The Brandenburg concertos continue with a fourth for solo violin, with two recorders and the usual string orchestra and harpsichord. The fifth uses flute, violin and a solo harpsichord and the sixth, possibly written in Weimar, for two violas, two violas da gamba, the earlier form of bowed string instrument, cello and harpsichord.

Recommended recording
Bach: Brandenburg Concertos 4 - 6, played by the Capella Istropolitana and soloists, directed by Bohdan Warchal. Naxos 8.550048

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