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Bach/Vivaldi Concerto in A minor BWV 593,1

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Uploaded by: BaroqueDMX (08/19/15)
Composer: Bach, J. S.
Sample Producer: Sonus Paradisi
Sample Set: Laurenskerk - Transept Organ - 1959 Marcussen & Son
Software: Hauptwerk IV
Genre: Baroque
Description:
Organ transcription by J.S. Bach of Antonio Vivaldi's "Concert in A minor" for strings.

This is a continuation of my trying to revive this piece from my Senior Recital at California State University, Fresno from approximately 45 years ago.

Many thanks to Dave (Agnus_Dei), who has been giving me pointers on how to make improvements in my performance. It is still a long way from perfect, but I believe I've definitely made improvements. One comment from several listeners was that I needed to play it slower, so this one is about 15 seconds longer than the performance on the Zwolle organ a while back: http://www.contrebombarde.com/concerthall/music/17213

Although the Rotterdam Transept organ doesn't have the deep rich tones like Zwolle, it does have a more articulate sound that brings some extra character to this work. I especially like the pedal reed, which isn't overbearing, yet makes the pedal line very clear.
Performance: Live
Recorded in: Stereo
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