Bach*, Martin Pearlman, Boston Baroque ‎– The Complete Brandenburg Concertos

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Telarc ‎– CD-80412
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2 × CD, Album
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Tracklist

Concerto No. 1 In F Major, BWV 1046
1-1 I. (Allegro) 3:44
1-2 II. Adagio 3:54
1-3 III. Allegro 4:08
1-4 IV. Menuetto; Trio; Polonaise; Trio 7:23
Concerto No. 2 In F Major, BWV 1047
1-5 I. (Allegro) 4:42
1-6 II. Andante 3:16
1-7 III. Allegro Assai 2:37
Concerto No. 3 In G Major, BWV 1048
1-8 I. (Allegro) 5:36
1-9 II. Adagio 0:15
1-10 III. Allegro 4:36
Concerto No. 4 In G Major, BWV 1049
2-1 I. Allegro 6:56
2-2 II. Andante 3:35
2-3 III. Presto 4:36
Concerto No. 5 In D Major, BWV 1050
2-4 I. Allegro 9:41
2-5 II. Affettuoso 5:21
2-6 III. Allegro 5:09
Concerto No. 6 In B-flat Major, BWV 1051
2-7 I. (Allegro) 6:10
2-8 II. Adagio Ma Non Tanto 4:44
2-9 III. Allegro 5:31

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Notes

*** Concertos 1 to 3 ***

Recorded in Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, January 3-5, 1994.
Microphones: Schoeps MK-2L
On-Stage Microphone Preamplifiers: Millennia Media HV-3
Digital Recording Processor: DCS 900 20-Bit ADC
Recorded on Mitsubishi X-86E 20-bit Digital Recorder
Microphone and Interconnecting Cables: Music Interface Technologies Proline
Interconnecting Speaker Cable: Livewire
Monitored through Krell "Studio" 20-bit DAC
Monitor Speakers: B&W 801 Matrix, Series 2
Power Amplifiers: Threshold S-1000 Class A/AB Stasis
Control Room Acoustic Treatment: Sonex from illbruck/usa
Digital Editing: Sonic Solutions
20 to 16-bit Encoding: Apogee UV-22 Hyper Resolution CD Encoder

*** Concertos 4 to 6 ***

Recorded in Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, January 3-5, 1993
Microphones: Neumann M-50b (vacuum tube) & Schoeps M-221B/MK-5 (vacuum tube)
Console: Studer 961
Digital Recording Processor: Lexicon 20/20 AD 20-Bit A/D converter
Recorded on Mitsubishi X-86E 20-Bit digital recorder
Microphone & Interconnecting Cables: Music Interface Technologies Proline
Interconnecting Speaker Cables: "Livewire"
Monitor Speakers: B&W 801 Matrix, Series 2
Monitored through Apogee Reference Standard D/A converter
Power Amplifiers: Threshold Model S/1000, Class A/AB Stasis
Control Room Acoustic Treatment: Sonex from illbruck/usa
Digital Editing: Sonic Solutions

During the recording of the digital masters and the subsequent transfer to disc, the entire audio chain was transformerless. The signal was not passed through any processing device (i.e., compression, limiting, or equalization) at any step during production.

Special thanks to Joseph Chilorio, Mechanics Hall Productions, and Soundmirror, Inc (and Barbara Pease, keyboard technician).

Harpsichord by Owen Daly, Salem, Oregon

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 089408041228
  • ASIN: B000003D1F
  • Matrix / Runout (Concertos 1, 2 & 3): DIDX 017371
  • Matrix / Runout (Concertos 4,5 & 6): DIDX 024186
  • Other (SPARS Code): DDD

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