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ORYX 5012 - The Barocophile
This double album offers a huge selection of all the best in Baroque Music. 79 minutes on each CD.

ORYX 5045 - The Bachophile
A double album featuring organ, pedal-harpsichord, chamber and orchestral works, choral too.

BACH 7012 - J S BACH: Four Shorter Masses & Sancti Schwabian Choral Society, Grischkat. Double-CD set.
BACH 730 - ART OF THE FUGUE Thuringian Bach Ensemble.
Guest conductor George Malcolm

BMC 1 - John STANLEY (1712-86) Six Concertos for Hpschd / Organ and Strings. Historic organ 1746.

BMC 2 - DAVID MUNROW introduces medieval instruments plus three Suites of Renaissance dances

BACH 7045 - Harpsichord Partitas 1-6 BWV 825-30. 2CDs. Derek Adlam. 

BACH 706 - Violin & Clavier Sonatas BWV 1021-4, Trio Sonatas 1036-38. Barchet, V-Lacroix.

BMC 3 - A Baroque Organ Recital 1738 Dutch organ. Pachelbel, Lübeck, Buxtehude, Böhm, Bach.
BMC 4 - A Baroque Concert The Milan Baroque Soloists. Corelli, Vivaldi, Geminiani, Torelli, Handel.
BACH 708 - Bach/Silbermann 1: Freiberg Cathedral 1714. Toccata & Fugue d-minor, Schübler Chles etc
BACH 709 - Bach/Silbermann 2: Grosshartmannsdorf. Preludes & Fugues, Chorale Variations

BMC 5 - HANDEL Organ Concertos Op 4 Nos. 1,4,5 & 6, + "Cuckoo & the Nightingale".
BMC 6 - English Baroque Music. Sonatas & Symphonies by William Croft & William Boyce.
BACH 710 - Bach/Silbermann 3: Ponitz & Grosshartmannsdorf Prels & Fugues 540/546/548/550/591
BACH 735 - Bach on Silbermann Organs Vol 4
Burgk Castle & Nassau

BMC 7 - Alessandro SCARLATTI: Six Concerti Grossi, + three Sinfonie di concerto grosso.
BMC 8 - Domenico SCARLATTI: 15 Keyboard Sonatas. Valda Aveling, harpsichord by Thomas Goff
BACH 7114 - Well Tempered Clavier: 48 Preludes & Fugues complete. Malcolm Hamilton, harpsichord.
BACH 773 - Harpsichord Extravaganza
5 Concertos for 2, 3 and 4 harpsichords

BMC 9 - Henry PURCELL Nine Trio Sonatas, 1697.
Carl Pini & John Tunnell, violins. Harold Lester, harpsichord.
BMC 10 - Henry PURCELL: Chamber & Incidental Theatre Music. Accademia Monteverdiana, Denis Stevens
BACH 762 - Bach: Cantatas 17, 110, 131 Windsbacher Boys' Choir, Hans Thamm.
BACH 76364 - Bach: Art of Fugue, Musical Offering  2CDs Organ performances.

BMC 11 - ITALIAN BAROQUE Concertos & Chamber works by Albinoni, A. Scarlatti, Pasquini, Geminiani and Corelli
BMC 12 - VIVALDI: A varied selection of concertos - for strings, 2 cellos, bassoon, viola d'amore & guitar, 2 mandolins.
BACH 715 - Concertos for 1, 2, 3 & 4 harpsichords 1052, 1061, 1064 & 1065. Sylvia Marlowe, Chbr Orch.
BACH 716 - Harpsichord Concertos BWV 1053, 58, 63; plus Italian Conc 971, Chrom Fantasy 903. George Malcolm

BMC 13 - Georg Philipp TELEMANN. A selection of his best orchestral works - featuring recorders, oboes, flutes, violas.
BMC 14 - THE BAROQUE OBOE. Concertos by Albinoni, Marcello, Vivaldi, Telemann, Handel, A. Scarlatti.
BACH 717 - Oboe Concerto BWV1053, Harpsichord Concertos BWV 1054,5,6, Triple Concerto flute/oboe/violin.
BACH 718 - Harpsichord Concertos BWV 1057,60,62, Triple Concerto 1044. Collegium Musicum Paris. Douatte

BMC 15 - Count Unico Willem van WASSENAER Six "concerti armonici" 1740, by this "mystery" composer.
BMC 1617 - VIVALDI: "La Cetra" complete. 2CDs + Boyce and Albicastro.
BACH 71920 - Violin & Clavier Sonatas 1014-19. 2CDs. Suk, Ruzickova.  
BACH 721 - Cantatas 142 & 65 plus MAGNIFICAT in DBWV 243 version with Christmas Verses.

BMC 18 - The Baroque Concerto Origins and Development. Corelli, Vivaldi, Locatelli, Telemann, Handel, and JS Bach
BMC 19 - VIVALDI: Four Seasons Modena Chamber Orch. GLORIA RV 589 Vienna State Opera / Hermann Scherchen
BACH 722 - Cantatas 46, 105, 25 & 103 Barmen-Gemarke, Karlhöhofer / Stuttgart Motet / Danish Radio, Wöldike
BACH 723 - Cantatas 68, 76 & 80 German Bach Soloists, Ehmann / Amsterdam Philharmonic, Vandernoot

BMC 20 - HANDEL: Water Music, & Music for the Royal Fireworks Bath Festival Orchestra / Yehudi Menuhin
BMC 21 - HANDEL at Adlington Hall. Harpsichord, chamber, organ & orchestral works. Historic organ as played by Handel.
BACH 724 - Early Cantatas
BWV 4, 182 & 150
+ Sinfonia from Cantata 152
BACH 725 - Cantatas 36, 93 & 140 German Bach Soloists, Ehmann / Stuttgart, Couraud / Göttingen, Doormann

BMC 28 - JOHANN JOSEF FUX
Music for Chamber Orchestra, Harpsichord & Clavichord
BMC 23 - HANDEL Hpschd Suites Dramatic, individualistic performances by Christopher Wood, Dolmetsch hpschd
BACH 726 - Harpsichord Toccatas BWV 910-915. Isolde Ahlgrimm, Ammer pedal-harpsichord
BACH 727 - Toccatas, Preludes, Fugues Nicholas Danby, Isolde Ahlgrimm, pedal-harpsichord

BMC 24 - SYLVIA MARLOWE plays BACH & HANDEL.
Bach BWV 910/971/906.
Handel Air, Suite 7, Conc Op4/1
BMC 25 - BACH & BUXTEHUDE played on the pedal-hpschd by Lionel Rogg. Preludes, Fugues, Chaconnes.
BACH 728 - SUNDAY BACH  Choruses, choral arias, sinfonias, organ.
BACH 729 - MUSICAL OFFERING Thuringian Bach Ensemble. Incl. 3-part Ricercare on Silbermann fortepiano

BMC 26 - TICKLE MY TOE
A varied and entertaining program of Early Baroque Dances. Strings, brass ensemble, lute, orchestra
BMC 27 - BAROQUE IN PRAGUE
A Grand Concert of Choral, Organ and Orchestral music.

BACH 703 - Violin Concertos BWV 1041/2, Double Violin Concerto 1043, Violin & Oboe Concerto BWV 1060.
BACH 731 - GOLDBERG Variations
and French Suite No.5, BWV 816.
Sylvia Marlowe, harpsichord.

BMC 32 - The Art of the Chaconne Purcell, Corelli, Pachelbel, Vitali, Bach. Orchestra, violin+organ, harpsichord
BMC 29 - DIDERIK BUXTEHUDE Abendmusik A beautiful programme of Sacred Choral & Organ Music
BACH 732 - Lesser-known Harpsichord Works. Preludes, Fugues, Fantasies. Gunnar Johansen, Sperrhake hpschd
BMC 41 - HANDEL: Six Concertos Opus 3 Plus Oboe Concertos 2 and 3

BMC 30 - Johann PACHELBEL A selection of instrumental, organ and harpsichord works. Historic organ.
BMC 31 - Jan Dismas ZELENKA Orchestral & chamber music by this "unorthodox" baroque composer!
BACH 765 - Bach's Trio Sonatas BWV 525-30 performed as Chamber Music
BACH 707 - Organ transcriptions BWV 592/4/5/6/7, Fugue BWV 574. Organ / pedalharpsichord.

BMC 35 - Baroque Music for Strange & Diverse Instruments.  Hurdy-gurdy, harmonica, zither, bassoon, dulcimer....
BMC 36 - JS Bach: Six concertos for Solo Harpsichord after Vivaldi. Sylvia Marlowe. +2 Vivaldi originals.
BACH 759- Bach: The Six Trio Sonatas.
Lorenz Mikulas, pedal-harpsichord.
BMC 53 - Bach, Vivaldi & Mozart
played on two accordeons
Zoreslav Kravchuk & Artem Nyzhnyk
ORYX 7678 - Bach: Mass in B-Minor  Dresdner Kreuzchor / Staatskapelle Dresden
ORYX 766 - Bach's Six Motets
BWV 225-30
Rostock Motet Choir
BACH 740 - Bach's Domestic Keyboard Instruments Harpsichord, clavichord, lute, lute-harpsichord
BACH 74123 - Brandenburg Concertos 1,2,3 & 4 The Brandenburg Bach Orchestra

BMC 42 - Joseph HAYDN: Divertimenti Op 31, Nos. 1,2,3 Harpsichord Concerto in D, Sylvia Marlowe
BMC 43 - Joseph HAYDN: Divertimenti Op 31, Nos. 4,5,6 Plus Symphony 49, La Passione

BHP 9047 - J S BACH: Concertos
for 2/3/4 pianos complete

BMC 51 - Baroque Music for Guitars A varied and enjoyable program including transcriptions for four guitars.

BMC 44 - HANDEL: Three Coronation Anthems Plus Three Concerti a Due Cori
BMC 45 - ALBINONI: A Programme of Orchestral Music Concertos for strings, trumpet, oboe, and two oboes
BACH 746 - The complete Sinfonias from Bach's Cantatas BACH 747 - Sonatas for Harpsichord & Cello BWV 1027-9, plus three Concertos for Solo Harpsichord

BACH 777 - Bach on the Pedal Clavichord
Trio Sonata 525, Passacaglia and Fugue, Prelude & Fugue 552
BACH 770 - Brandenburg Concertos 3,4,5,6 Arranged for 2 pianos by Max Reger.
BHP 91011 - BACH: Solo Violin Sonatas/Partitas Emil Telmanyi, baroque arched bow.
BMC 52 - Virtuoso Violins
Baroque violin concertos, sonatas, adagios.

BMC 49 - HANDEL: Lute-Harp Concerto Lute-Harp Concerto, the only recording, plus Sonatas
BMC 50 - Baroque Eclectica Splendid lesser-nown works by Albicastro, Boyce, Woodcock, Zelenka
BHP 91213 - J.S. BACH:
Organ Recital - Carl Weinrich.
An anthology from this major historic series.

ORYX 503 - A Grand Christmas Celebration Symphony Orchestra, Brass Band, Choir, Organ
ORYX 506 - Contemplation
Quiet music for study, meditation, relaxation

ORYX 507 - Baroque Adagios
Carefully selected adagio movements for quiet moments.
BHP 901 - J S BACH: Goldberg Variations - English Suite 5 Millicent Silver, Goble Hpschd BHP 909 - Bach The Art of the Fugue
Joseph & Grete Dichler, two pianos

East Germany 1950s, with religion barely tolerated by the Communist government, the Sunday Cantatas by the Thomas Choir under Gunther Ramin were performed and broadcast under strict limitations, yet eagerly awaited by a despondent population. These are performances historically and musically unique, sung with power and passion. There are none like them, nor perhaps ever will be.
Read the story
the fascinating historical background
against which these recordings were made.

BHP 914 - Bach Cantatas 131 - 106 - 179
plus excerpts from 67, 103 and 42.
THOMANERCHOR and Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig, conductor Gunther Ramin.
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BHP 915 - Bach Cantatas 73 - 138 - 72
plus excerpts from 24, 111, 36 and 42.
THOMANERCHOR and Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig, conductor Gunther Ramin.
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BHP 916 - Bach Cantatas 137 - 95 - 79
plus excerpts from 43 and 128.
THOMANERCHOR and Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig, conductor Gunther Ramin.
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BHP 917 - Bach Cantatas 4, 12, and 92
THOMANERCHOR and Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig, conductor Gunther Ramin.
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