The Complete Bach Edition - now available from Warner Classics
Teldec’s COMPLETE BACH Edition, 153 CDs plus a supplementary DVD "Great Composers - Bach" comprising Bach’s complete works performed by world renowned Bach interpreters on period instruments, constitutes one of the most ambitious projects in recording history.
The artists taking part in COMPLETE BACH include:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Gustav Leonhardt, Concentus musicus Wien, Ton Koopman, Il Giardino Armonico, Andreas Staier, Michele Barchi, Luca Pianca, Werner Ehrhardt, Bob van Asperen, Arnold Schoenberg Chor, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Tragicomedia, Thomas Zehetmair, Glen Wilson, Christoph Prégardien, Klaus Mertens, Barbara Bonney, Thomas Hampson, Herbert Tachezi, Frans Brüggen and many others ... Originally released to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the death of Johann Sebastian Bach
153 CDs + 1DVD representing nearly four decades of Bach performance on period instruments
J.S. BACH (1685-1750) Documentary from the BBC TV series “Great Composers”
Narrated by Kenneth Branagh
Awarded 1999 Royal Philharmonic Award for Best Video
"Bach died on July 28, 1750 - he was 65 years old. He left no will – but over 1000 pieces of music. He was described by Beethoven, as “the immortal God of harmony”. For Wagner he was “the most stupendous miracle in all music.”
This fabululous set is released in the UK on the 12th March 2012, now available from Amazon. Release dates vary in different countries.