By Johann Sebastian Bach. Hardcover, 45 pages. ISBN: 9781884822421 (1884822428). Published by Black Dog & Leventhal.
A marriage of music and the written word in the most complete and popularly priced package yet produced. Each set includes a complete opera on two Angel/EMI compact discs accompanied by the complete libretto in its original language and English translation with annotated commentary. Full-colored photographs illustrate the history of each opera, and an entertaining text offers insights into the musical heritage of the composers, the music and the performances.
An exciting book-and-compact disc format showcasing the world's greatest music, performed in its entirety, by leading classical artists of this century with explanations and interpretation of the music and its history.
Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BMV 565 - Fernando Germani, organ
English Suite No. 1 in A, BMV 806 - Gustav Leonhardt, harpischod
Partita No. 5 in G, BMV 629 - Maria Tipo, piano
"Little" Fugue in G Minor, BMV 678 - Albert Schweitzer, organ
Italian Concerto in F Minor, BMV 971 - Wanda Landowska, harpischord