BACH FAMOUS ARRANGEMENTS
A brilliant anthology for the lover of the music by Johann Sebastian Bach.This collection of 13 arrangements from the scores of the great composer’s encompasses true masterpieces of the transcriber’s art.
The transcribers include experts as Dupré, Duruflé, Guilmant, Karg-Elert, Fox and Widor treating the music by Johann Sebastian Bach.
Professor Ralph Gustafsson performs the music on the great organ of Maria Magdalena Church in Stockholm recorded by Bertil Alving.
1. Sinfonia (Dupré) From Cantata BWV 292.
2. Sonatina (Guilmant)From Cantata BWV 106
3. Arioso (Fox)From Cantata BWV 156
4. Sicilienne (Widor)From Flute Sonata BWV 1031:II
5. Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme From Cantata BWV 140
6. Nun danket alle Gott (Fox)From Cantata BWV 192
7. Air (Karg-Elert)From Orchestral Suite no 3 in D Major BWV 106
8. Sheep may safely graze (Fox)From Cantata BWV 208
9. Jesus bleibet meine Freude (Duruflé) From Cantata BWV 147
10. Sinfonia (Karg-Elert)From Christmas Oratorio BWV 248
11. Komm, süsser Tod (Fox)From Geistliche Lieder BWV 478
12. Adagio cantabile (Fox)From Violin Sonata no 2 BWV 1003:II
13. Mattheus-Final (Widor)From St. Matthew Passion BWV 244
Total playing time: 65:06
Ralph Gustafsson, organ
Recorded in Maria Magdalena church, Stockholm
november 18-20, 2012.
Bach for everyone
"In this way, the disc peaceful and joymaking to listen to all his light, his sincerity, his melodic beauty and confidently reaching fluency. A sort of Bach Greatest Hits, which many can recognize and appreciate."