In 1971 Nikolaus Harnoncourt and Gustav Leonhardt embarked upon one of the most ground breaking recording projects ever attempted.
Ten years and 60CDs later, this huge undertaking was complete.
This pioneering set of Bach Cantatas on the Teldec Das Alte Werk label has now been exquisitely repacked into a neat space-saving box. Discs are presented in individual slip-cases with 2 x 300 page illustrated booklets with full texts and translations.
“Remarkable” The Penguin GuideThis iconic set of the complete Bach Cantatas conducted by Gustav Leonhardt and Nikolaus Harnoncourt gained both conductors the 1980 Erasmus Prize. The Erasmus Prize is awarded to individuals or institutions that have made notable contributions to European culture, society, or social science.