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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 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 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 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 35 - Baroque Music for Strange & Diverse Instruments.  Hurdy-gurdy, harmonica, zither, bassoon, accordion, dulcimer....
BMC 36 - JS Bach: Six concertos for Solo Harpsichord after Vivaldi. Sylvia Marlowe. +2 Vivaldi originals.
BACH 737 - Cantatas 35, 53 & 42 Vienna Chamber Choir & Radio Orchestra, Conductor Hermann Scherchen
BACH 739 - Bach on Silbermann Organs Vol 6 Freiberg Cathedral, Crostau, Rötha, Grosshartmannsdorf

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
ORYX 506 - Contemplation
Quiet music for study, meditation, relaxation

ORYX 507 - Baroque Adagios
Carefully selected adagio movements for quiet moments.

BHP 9047 - J S BACH: Concertos
for 2/3/4 pianos complete
BACH 749 - Soli Deo Gloria Vol 4. Choruses and chorales from Bach's Cantatas.

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.
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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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COMPOSER BIOs IN PRINT-READY FORMAT

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ALBICASTROEnrico (Switzerland 1670-1738)
ALBINONITomaso Giovanni (Venice 1671-1751)
BACHJohann Sebastian (Germany 1685-1750)
BONPORTIFrancesco Antonio (1672-1749)
BOYCEWilliam (England 1711-1779)
BUXTEHUDE Diderik (1637-1707)
CERNOHORSKYBohuslav Matej (Prague 1684-742)
CORELLIArcangelo (1653-1713)
CROFTWilliam (England 1678-1727)
GEMINIANIFrancesco (Tuscany 1687-1762)
HANDELGeorge Friderick (Halle 1685-London 1750)
LOCATELLIPietro Antonio (Italy 1695 - Amsterdam 1764)
MARCELLOAlessandro (1669-1750)
MARCELLOBenedetto (1686-1739)
PACHELBELJohann (1653-1706)
PORPORANicola (1686-1767)
PURCELLHenry (London 1659-1695)
SCARLATTIAlessandro (Italy 1660-1725)
SCARLATTIGiuseppe Domenico (Italy 1685 - Spain 1757)
STANLEYJohn (London 1712-1786)
TELEMANNGeorg Philipp (1681-1767)
TORELLIGiuseppe (1658-1709)
VIVALDIAntonio (1678-1741)
WASSENAERUnico Willem (1692-1766)
ZELENKAJan Dismas (1679-1745)

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