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Bach, Johann Sebastian    1685-1750    Germany

       Air on the G String, from Suite No.3 in D (Bach)

1    Air on the G String, from Suite No 3 in D

       Aria from Goldberg Variations BWV 988 (Bach)

1    Aria from Goldberg Variations BWV 988

       Art of the Fugue BWV 1080 (Bach)

1    Art of the Fugue BWV 1080


   Brandenburg Concerto No.1
       Brandenburg Concerto No.1, 1st movement (Bach)

1    Main theme


   Brandenburg Concerto No.2 in F
       Brandenburg Concerto No.2 in F, 3rd movement (Bach)

1    Main theme


   Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G, BMV 1048
       Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G, BMV 1048, 1st movement (Bach)

1    First theme

       Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G, BMV 1048, 3rd movement (Bach)

1    Main theme


   Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D
       Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D 1st movement (Bach)

1    Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D 1st Movt

       Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D 3rd movement (Bach)

1    Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D 3rd Movt


   Double Concerto for two violins and orchestra BWV 1043
       Double Concerto for two violins and orchestra BWV 1043 1st movement (Bach)

1    Main theme

       Double Concerto for two violins and orchestra BWV 1043 2nd movement (Bach)

1    Main theme

       Double Concerto for two violins and orchestra BWV 1043 3rd movement (Bach)

1    Main theme

       Jesu Joy of Man's desiring (Bach)

1    Jesu Joy of Man's desiring


2    This is the choral theme, played by a trumpet. It fits contrapuntally with the initial triplet theme, played on the oboes.


   Mass in B minor BWV 232
       Mass in B minor BWV 232 Credo (Bach)

1    The Credo starts with the tenors accompanied by cellos with a walking bass line.

       Mass in B Minor BWV 232 Et Incarnatus Est (Bach)

1    The altos enter first with this theme, followed contrapuntally by the other voices in turn.

       Mass in B Minor BWV 232 Gloria (Bach)

1    Trumpets start the main theme, later taken up by the chorus

       Mass in B Minor BWV 232 Kyrie Eleison (Bach)

1    Mass in B Minor BWV 232 Kyrie Eleison

       Minuet from Anna Magdalena's Notebook (Bach)

1    Minuet from Anna Magdalena's Notebook

       Minuet from French Suite No.3, BWV 814 (Bach)

1    Minuet from French Suite No 3, BWV 814


   O Jesu So Meek
       Oh Jesu so Meek (Bach)

1    Main tune


   Organ Chorale Wachet Auf - Sleepers awake! (Cantata 140, 4th movement)
       Organ Chorale Wachet Auf - Sleepers awake! (Bach)

1    Organ Chorale Wachet Auf - Sleepers awake!


2    The hymn-like chorale tune, accompanied by the faster flowing tune played here by the strings.


   Piano Concerto No.2 in D BWV 1054
       Piano Concerto No.2 in D BWV 1054 1st movement (Bach)

1    Piano Concerto No 2 in D BWV 1054 1st Movt

       Piano Concerto No.2 in D BWV 1054 2nd movement (Bach)

1    Main theme

       Piano Concerto No.2 in D BWV 1054 3rd movement (Bach)

1    Main theme

       Prelude in C BWV846a from The Well-Tempered Clavier (Bach)

1    Prelude in C BWV846a from The Well-Tempered Clavier


   Suite No.2 in B minor for flute and strings
       Suite No.2 in B minor for flute and strings, 8th movement 'Badinerie'. (Bach)

1    Main theme

       Three-Part Invention No.12 in A (Bach)

1    Main theme

       Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV 565 (Bach)

1    Toccata - very slow and dramatic


2    Fugue - very fast and energetic


   Two-Part Invention No.01 in C
       Two-Part Invention No.1 in C (Bach)

1    Two-Part Invention No 1 in C


   Two-Part Invention No.02 in C minor
       Two-Part Invention No.2 in C minor (Bach)

1    Two-Part Invention No 2 in C minor


   Two-Part Invention No.03 in D
       Two-Part Invention No.3 in D (Bach)

1    Main theme


   Two-Part Invention No.04 in D minor
       Two-Part Invention No.4 in D minor (Bach)

1    Main theme


   Two-Part Invention No.05 in Eb
       Two-Part Invention No.5 in Eb (Bach)

1    Main theme


   Two-Part Invention No.08 in F
       Two-Part Invention No.8 in F (Bach)

1    Two-Part Invention No 8 in F


   Two-part Invention No.13 in A Minor
       Two-Part Invention No.13, in A minor. (Bach)

1    Main theme


   Two-Part Invention No.14 in Bb
       Two-Part Invention No.14 in Bb (arranged 'jazzy') (Bach)

1    Invention in Bb no 14 (arranged 'jazzy')


   Violin Concerto in A minor BMV 1041
       Violin Concerto in A minor BMV 1041 - 3rd movement (Bach)

1    Main tune


   Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Prelude and Fugue No.01 in C
       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Fugue No.1 in C (Bach)

1    Main theme

       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Prelude No.1 in C BWV846a (Bach)

1    Main theme


   Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Prelude and Fugue No.02 in C minor
       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Fugue No.02 in C minor (Bach)

1    main theme


   Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Prelude and Fugue No.03 in C#
       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Fugue No.3 in C# (Bach)

1    main theme

       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Prelude No.3 in C# (Bach)

1    main tune


   Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Prelude and Fugue No.05 in D
       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Fugue No 5 in D (Bach)

1    MAIN TUNE

       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Prelude No 5 in D (Bach)

1    main theme


   Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Prelude and Fugue No.07 in Eb
       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Fugue No.7 in Eb (Bach)

1    main theme

       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Prelude No.7 in Eb (Bach)

1    main theme


   Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Prelude and Fugue No.08 in Eb minor
       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Fugue No.8 in Eb minor (Bach)

1    Main theme

       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Prelude No.8 in Eb minor (Bach)

1    Main theme


   Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Prelude and Fugue No.09 in E
       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Fugue No 9 in E (Bach)

1    Main theme

       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Prelude No 9 in E (Bach)

1    MAIN THEME


   Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Prelude and Fugue No.21 in Bb
       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Fugue No.21 in Bb (Bach)

1    main theme

       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Prelude No.21 in Bb (Bach)

1    tune embedded inside demI-semi figures


   Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Prelude and Fugue No.22 in Bb minor
       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Fugue No.22 in Bb minor (Bach)

1    Main theme

       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Prelude No.22 in Bb minor (Bach)

1    Main theme

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