Bach: Orchestral Suites & Other Concertos

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COMPOSERS: JS Bach
LABELS: EMI
WORKS: Orchestral Suites; Violin Concerto in A minor, etc
PERFORMER: Goossens (oboe), Bennett (flute), Malcolm (harpsichord); Bath Festival Orchestra/Yehudi Menuhin (violin)
CATALOGUE NO: EMI 456 3142

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If you’re used to present-day austerities in Bach, this pair of discs will be a shock, but in places an appealing one. The Third and Fourth Suites are irresistible. Michael Tanner