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Johann Sebastian Bach 1685 – 1750 was a German composer, organist, harpsichordist, violist, and violinist of the Baroque Period. He enriched many established German styles through his skill in counterpoint, harmonic and motivic organisation, and the adaptation of rhythms, forms, and textures from abroad, particularly from Italy and France. Portrait of Bach by Haussmann, 1748


Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 (First Movement)

Three Scenes from a Green Valley

from Imagine This Music

Brandenburg Concertos, Volume I

Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F Major

The Brandenburger Concertos, No.5 D-Dur, 1721


Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concertos 1-6

An expert on the music and era of Bach, conductor Matthew Halls is also a lauded harpsichordist. He displays virtuosic keyboard mastery on Bach’s joyous Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, crowned by the first movement’s ravishing cadenza. The performance is balanced by Orchestral Suite No. 4, and includes strikingly original works from two of Bach’s leading