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Essential Bach
Elizabeth Wallfisch, David Woodcock
Essential Bach
Genre: Classical
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CD Details

All Artists: Elizabeth Wallfisch, David Woodcock
Title: Essential Bach
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Hyperion UK
Release Date: 11/16/1999
Album Type: Import
Genre: Classical
Styles: Opera & Classical Vocal, Forms & Genres, Concertos, Historical Periods, Baroque (c.1600-1750), Instruments, Keyboard, Sacred & Religious
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 034571100241, 713746145620

CD Reviews

(5 out of 5 stars)

"The King Consort, under the direction of Robert King has done an excellent job on this recording. This is what Johann Bach's music is meant to sound like. The interpretations are thoughtful, intelligent, and alive. Not a note is missed, overdone or rushed. The performances will captivate you and leave you in amazement of just how great composer/genius Bach was. The sound quality is great - you will feel as though the choir is there with you and you will feel the true beauty and spirit of this music."
Buyer beware!
Craig Burrows | Quezon City, Metro Manila Philippines | 12/21/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This album should come with a warning. I have always paid lip service to liking Bach but had none of his choral works in my CD collection and only five Bach CD's in total, however Robert King and his talented ensemble made the music live and I fell in love. I now have over fifty Bach CD's and listen to Bach's choral music more than any other. I highly recommend this CD if you are looking to expand your taste or want a sample but beware the passion and worship that Robert King brings through in this collection could well cost you a lot of time and money. However at this price everyone deserves to sample the beauty and spirituality that shines through. The technical merits are also to be applauded; the music is note perfect but it does not obscure the solos or choral parts. As already noted this is on period instruments and King does a good job of interpreting Bach without rushing or dragging. Of course the danger is that this is only a sampler and it leaves you wanting more, therein is the problem."