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Bach, Johann Sebastian
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
Performance date: September 26, 1995

Date composed: 1721


An historic first! – the first keyboard concerto we know of, composed in or about 1721. This lively, energetic work, also featuring a solo violin and a solo flute, trips along gaily with abundant energy and contrapuntal ingenuity.  
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Bach, Johann Sebastian
Cantata BWV 32 "Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen"Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
Performance date: February 12, 1974

Date composed: 1726


This cantata, composed for the first Sunday after Epiphany in the Church calendar (January 13) in 1726, presents an engaging dialogue between two characters, Jesus and the Soul. Fear of being forsaken and the comfort to be found in God are the sentiments at the heart of the text.  
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Bach, Johann Sebastian
Concerto in D minor for two Violins, BWV 1043Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
Performance date: October 23, 2000

Date composed: 1720


In one of the most famous concertos in the repertory for two violins, listen for the fascinating dialogue of the two soloists and how they interrelate with the larger string body, all sharing melodic idea and motivic fragments.
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Bach, Johann Sebastian
Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, BWV 1041Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
Performance date: December 14, 2000

Date composed: 1720


While the soloist in a Bach concerto is always near the forefront, there is seldom an attempt at overt virtuosity such as we find in concertos of later periods. Instead, the listener is treated to an intricate and finely-crafted interplay of solo writing and full orchestra.


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