Browse: Bach, J S - Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV1050
This page lists all recordings of Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV1050 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750).
Dunedin Consort, John Butt
Melodic ideas are beautifully punctuated and phrased, vibrato is used strictly ornamentally, and tempos strike my sensibilities as pretty well ideal. Perhaps what I like most of all, though,... — More…
European Brandenburg Ensemble, Trevor Pinnock (director)
Like Pinnock's earlier set with the English Concert, the newcomer… displays Pinnock's seemingly unassailable ability to choose an effective, just tempo for each movement, and his infectious rhythmic... — More…
Il Giardino Armonico
Angela Hewitt (piano)
Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti
These are not entirely modern-instrument performances.
Angela Hewitt includes, as she says, 'a harpsichord in its traditional role as continuo'.
Combining old and new isn't unusual because in... — More…
Giuliano Carmignola (violin), Ottavio Dantone (harpsichord), Michala Petri (recorder) & Reinhold Friedrich (trumpet)
Orchestra Mozart, Claudio Abbado
The excitement is palpable, reflected in smiling glances between the players, bodies swaying through musical suspensions, a sense of uninhibited joy… The playing is stylish throughout: ornaments... — More…
I warmed immediately to the Freiburgers’ engagement with the music’s breadth and scale, refusing to squash it in a breathless blaze of “period” mannerisms...you feel the zing of jubilant repartee... — More…
Aurèle Nicolet (flute) & Gerhart Hetzel (violin)
Münchener Bach-Orchester, Karl Richter