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J.S. Bach: Six Partitas for Harpsichord, BWV 825-830

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J.S. Bach: Six Partitas for Harpsichord, BWV 825-830
J.S. Bach: Six Partitas for Harpsichord, BWV 825-830


This recording by the leading baroque music director and keyboard specialist Ton Koopman is devoted to the Six Partitas for Harpsichord, BWV 825-830, by J.S. Bach. Koopman is recognised throughout the world as an expert in the interpretation of Bach's music.

As a harpsichord player and director of the group he founded, the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir, Ton Koopman has been a regular guest at leading concert halls in Vienna, London, Berlin, Brussels, Madrid, Rome, Salzburg, Tokyo and Osaka. Between 1994 and 2004 he conducted and recorded all the existing cantatas of Johann Sebastian Bach, and this series received many international awards, among them the BBC Music Magazine Award in 2008.

Ton Koopman is considered to be one of the world's leading experts in the performance of music of the baroque period and particularly that of J.S. Bach. In August last year He released a recording with Catherine Manson of Bach's six sonatas for harpsichord and violin BWV1014-1019, and in recent times has released critically acclaimed recordings of the harpsichord works of Dieterich Buxtehude as part of a cycle of his complete works.

Personnel: Ton Koopman (harpsichord)


  1. Name
  2. Partita No. 1 (BWV 825), Praeludium
  3. Allemande
  4. Corrente
  5. Sarabande
  6. Menuet I
  7. Menuet II
  8. Gigue
  9. Partita No. 2 (BWV 826), Sinfonia
  10. Allemande
  11. Courante
  12. Sarabande
  13. Rondeaux
  14. Capriccio
  15. Partita No. 6 (BWV 830), Toccata
  16. Allemande
  17. Corrente
  18. Air
  19. Sarabande
  20. Tempo di Gavotta
  21. Gigue
  22. Partita No. 3 (BWV 827), Fantasia
  23. Allemande
  24. Corrente
  25. Sarabande
  26. Burlesca
  27. Scherzo
  28. Gigue
  29. Partita No. 4 (BWV 828), Ouverture
  30. Allemande
  31. Courante
  32. Aria
  33. Sarabande
  34. Menuet
  35. Gigue
  36. Partita No. 5 (BWV 829), Praeambulum
  37. Allemande
  38. Corrente
  39. Sarabande
  40. Tempo di Minuetta
  41. Passepied
  42. Gigue
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