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Eagerly pursuing his exploration of Bach's corpus for solo keyboard, Benjamin Alard focuses here on works associated with the composer's first wife, Maria Barbara, and her untimely death in 1720. This instalment therefore includes both the Inventions and Sinfonias, a collection of teaching pieces brimming with freshness and invention, and the prodigious French Suites, one of the peaks of Bach's years in Cöthen.
Eagerly pursuing his exploration of Bach's corpus for solo keyboard, Benjamin Alard focuses here on works associated with the composer's first wife, Maria Barbara, and her untimely death in 1720. This instalment therefore includes both the Inventions and Sinfonias, a collection of teaching pieces brimming with freshness and invention, and the prodigious French Suites, one of the peaks of Bach's years in Cöthen.
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Kothen 1717-1723 - Bach: Complete Works For
Artist: Benjamin Alard
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1. Vol.1: Bach: Sonata in D minor, BWV 964: I. Adagio
2. Bach: Sonata in D minor, BWV 964: II. Fuga. Allegro
3. Bach: Sonata in D minor, BWV 964: III. Andante
4. Bach: Sonata in D minor, BWV 964: IV. Allegro
5. Bach: Partita for Solo Violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: V. Chaconne (Arr. for Keyboard)
6. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in D minor, BWV 539: Prelude
7. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in D minor, BWV 539: Fugue
8. Bach: Adagio in G Major, BWV 968
9. Bach: Pedal-Exercitium, BWV 598
10. Bach: Great Fantasia and Fugue in G minor, BWV 542: Fantasia Vol.2: Bach: Invention in C Major, BWV 772
11. Bach: Sinfonia in C Major, BWV 787
12. Bach: Invention in F Major, BWV 779
13. Bach: Sinfonia in F Major, BWV 794
14. Bach: Invention in D minor, BWV 775
15. Bach: Sinfonia in D minor, BWV 790
16. Bach: Invention in G Major, BWV 781
17. Bach: Sinfonia in G Major, BWV 796
18. Bach: Invention in E minor, BWV 778
19. Bach: Sinfonia in E minor, BWV 793
20. Bach: Invention in a Major, BWV 783
21. Bach: Sinfonia in D Major, BWV 789
22. Bach: Invention in D Major, BWV 774
23. Bach: Invention in B minor, BWV 786
24. Bach: Sinfonia in B minor, BWV 801
25. Bach: L'art de Toucher Le Clavecin: Prelude in D minor
26. Bach: French Suite No.1 in D minor, BWV 812: I. Allemande
27. Bach: French Suite No.1 in D minor, BWV 812: II. Courante
28. Bach: French Suite No.1 in D minor, BWV 812: III. Sarabande
29. Bach: French Suite No.1 in D minor, BWV 812: IV. Menuets I ; II
30. Bach: French Suite No.1 in D minor, BWV 812: V. Gigue
31. Bach: L'art de Toucher Le Clavecin: Prelude in G minor
32. Bach: French Suite No.5 in G Major, BWV 816: I. Allemande
33. Bach: French Suite No.5 in G Major, BWV 816: II. Courante
34. Bach: French Suite No.5 in G Major, BWV 816: III. Sarabande
35. Bach: French Suite No.5 in G Major, BWV 816: IV. Gavotte
36. Bach: French Suite No.5 in G Major, BWV 816: V. Bourrée
37. Bach: French Suite No.5 in G Major, BWV 816: VI. Loure
38. Bach: French Suite No.5 in G Major, BWV 816: VII. Gigue
39. Bach: L'art de Toucher Le Clavecin: Prelude in B minor
40. Bach: French Suite No.3 in B minor, BWV 814: I. Allemande
41. Bach: French Suite No.3 in B minor, BWV 814: II. Courante
42. Bach: French Suite No.3 in B minor, BWV 814: III. Sarabande
43. Bach: French Suite No.3 in B minor, BWV 814: IV. Anglaise
44. Bach: French Suite No.3 in B minor, BWV 814: V. Menuet - Trio
45. Bach: French Suite No.3 in B minor, BWV 814: VI. Gigue Vol.3: Bach: Sinfonia in E-Flat Major, BWV 791
46. Bach: Invention in E-Flat Major, BWV 776
47. Bach: Sinfonia in C minor, BWV 788
48. Bach: Invention in C minor, BWV 773
49. Bach: Sinfonia in F minor, BWV 795
50. Bach: Invention in F minor, BWV 780
51. Bach: Sinfonia in B-Flat Major, BWV 800
52. Bach: Invention in B-Flat Major, BWV 785
53. Bach: Sinfonia in G minor, BWV 797
54. Bach: Invention in G minor, BWV 782
55. Bach: Sinfonia in E Major, BWV 792
56. Bach: Invention in E Major, BWV 777
57. Bach: Sinfonia in a Minor, BWV 799
58. Bach: Invention in a Minor, BWV 784
59. Bach: Sinfonia in a Major, BWV 798
60. Bach: French Suite No.4 in E-Flat Major, BWV 815A (Alternate Version): I. Prelude
61. Bach: French Suite No.4 in E-Flat Major, BWV 815: I. Allemande
62. Bach: French Suite No.4 in E-Flat Major, BWV 815: II. Courante
63. Bach: French Suite No.4 in E-Flat Major, BWV 815: III. Sarabande
64. Bach: French Suite No.4 in E-Flat Major, BWV 815: IV. Gavotte
65. Bach: French Suite No.4 in E-Flat Major, BWV 815: V. Menuet
66. Bach: French Suite No.4 in E-Flat Major, BWV 815: VI. Air
67. Bach: French Suite No.4 in E-Flat Major, BWV 815: VII. Gigue
68. Bach: Prelude in C minor, BWV 999
69. Bach: French Suite No.2 in C minor, BWV 813: I. Allemande
70. Bach: French Suite No.2 in C minor, BWV 813: II. Courante
71. Bach: French Suite No.2 in C minor, BWV 813: III. Sarabande
72. Bach: French Suite No.2 in C minor, BWV 813: IV. Air
73. Bach: French Suite No.2 in C minor, BWV 813: V. Menuet
74. Bach: French Suite No.2 in C minor, BWV 813: VI. Gigue
75. Bach: L'art de Toucher Le Clavecin: Prelude in E minor
76. Bach: French Suite No.6 in E Major, BWV 817: I. Allemande
77. Bach: French Suite No.6 in E Major, BWV 817: II. Courante
78. Bach: French Suite No.6 in E Major, BWV 817: III. Sarabande
79. Bach: French Suite No.6 in E Major, BWV 817: IV. Gavotte
80. Bach: French Suite No.6 in E Major, BWV 817: V. Polonaise
81. Bach: French Suite No.6 in E Major, BWV 817: VI. Bourrée
82. Bach: French Suite No.6 in E Major, BWV 817: VII. Menuet
83. Bach: French Suite No.6 in E Major, BWV 817: VIII. Gigue

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Eagerly pursuing his exploration of Bach's corpus for solo keyboard, Benjamin Alard focuses here on works associated with the composer's first wife, Maria Barbara, and her untimely death in 1720. This instalment therefore includes both the Inventions and Sinfonias, a collection of teaching pieces brimming with freshness and invention, and the prodigious French Suites, one of the peaks of Bach's years in Cöthen.
        
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