Bach Koopman

J.S.Bach - Complete Cantatas - Ton Koopman [vol.19 - 22 of 22, completed]

J.S.Bach - Complete Cantatas - Ton Koopman [vol.19 - 22 of 22, completed]
12CDs of 67 | APE + CUE + EAC LOG | Cover + Booklet |3.7Gb | Challenge Classics (2006)
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir (Ton Koopman)

J.S.Bach - Complete Cantatas - Ton Koopman [vol.16 - 18 of 22]  Music

Posted by pmarkov at Aug. 21, 2010
J.S.Bach - Complete Cantatas - Ton Koopman [vol.16 - 18 of 22]

J.S.Bach - Complete Cantatas - Ton Koopman [vol.16 - 18 of 22]
9CDs of 67 | APE + CUE + EAC LOG | Cover + Booklet | 2.3Gb | Challenge Classics (2006)
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir (Ton Koopman)

J.S.Bach - Complete Cantatas - Ton Koopman [vol.13 - 15 of 22]  Music

Posted by pmarkov at Aug. 20, 2010
J.S.Bach - Complete Cantatas - Ton Koopman [vol.13 - 15 of 22]

J.S.Bach - Complete Cantatas - Ton Koopman [vol.13 - 15 of 22]
9CDs of 67 | APE + CUE + EAC LOG | Cover + Booklet | 2.4Gb | Challenge Classics (2006)
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir (Ton Koopman)

J.S.Bach - Complete Cantatas - Ton Koopman [vol.10 - 12 of 22]  Music

Posted by pmarkov at Aug. 19, 2010
J.S.Bach - Complete Cantatas - Ton Koopman [vol.10 - 12 of 22]

J.S.Bach - Complete Cantatas - Ton Koopman [vol.10 - 12 of 22]
9CDs of 67 | APE + CUE + EAC LOG | Cover + Booklet | 2.4Gb | Challenge Classics (2006)
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir (Ton Koopman)

...Ton Koopman is an exclusive artist of the Time-Warner organization for which he is recording the complete cycle of the sacred and secular Cantatas of J.S. Bach as well as the integral of the works for organ. The organ recordings have been completed in July 1999. The cantatas will be completed in 2004. In September 1997 Ton Koopman was rewarded the Deutsche Schallplattenpreis "Echo Klassik 1997" for the Bach Cantatas...
Ton Koopman (Conductor, Harpsichord, Organ) - Short Biography

J.S.Bach - Complete Cantatas - Ton Koopman [vol.7 - 9 of 22]  Music

Posted by pmarkov at Aug. 18, 2010
J.S.Bach - Complete Cantatas - Ton Koopman [vol.7 - 9 of 22]

J.S.Bach - Complete Cantatas - Ton Koopman [vol.7 - 9 of 22]
9CDs of 67 | APE + CUE + EAC LOG | Cover + Booklet | 2.7Gb | Challenge Classics (2006)
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir (Ton Koopman)

The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir (= ABO&C), founded in 1979 by Ton Koopman, are a group of musicians from all over the world, with a particular passion for the Baroque. About seven times a year they get together to perform live and make CD-recordings under the inspired direction of Ton Koopman...
The Bach Cantatas Website

J.S.Bach - Complete Cantatas - Ton Koopman [vol.4 - 6 of 22]  Music

Posted by pmarkov at Aug. 18, 2010
J.S.Bach - Complete Cantatas - Ton Koopman [vol.4 - 6 of 22]

J.S.Bach - Complete Cantatas - Ton Koopman [vol.4 - 6 of 22]
10CDs of 67 | APE + CUE + EAC LOG | Cover + Booklet | 2.9Gb | Challenge Classics (2006)
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir (Ton Koopman)

Although Ton Koopman's fine Bach cantata series, begun in the mid-1990s, was abandoned by Warner Classics/Erato in 2001, the conductor managed to resume the 22-volume edition's issue through his own label, Antoine Marchand (a sub-label of Challenge Classics). And while distribution in the U.S. hasn't always been steady, that question seems to be resolved and we can expect to enjoy the remaining volumes as they appear over the next few years. This Volume 2 is by no means a "new release", but since Classicstoday.com last visited the series in June, 2003, with a review of Volume 1 (type Q6613 in Search Reviews), we thought we'd pick up where we left off. As collectors of these cantatas already know, Koopman initially released 12 of the 22 volumes with Erato, so if you already own any of these, you don't need to consider the Challenge Classics versions since they are identical...
–David Vernier, ClassicsToday.com

J.S.Bach - Complete Cantatas - Ton Koopman [vol.1 - 3 of 22]  Music

Posted by pmarkov at Aug. 15, 2010
J.S.Bach - Complete Cantatas - Ton Koopman [vol.1 - 3 of 22]

J.S.Bach - Complete Cantatas - Ton Koopman [vol.1 - 3 of 22]
9CDs of 67 | APE + CUE + EAC LOG | Cover + Booklet | 2.4Gb | Challenge Classics (2006)
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir (Ton Koopman)

In evaluating a Bach cantata recording, there are so many variables to consider--programming choices; quality and type of soloists; tempos and balances among soloists, orchestra, and chorus; quality of choir and orchestra; use of alternate arias (or voices for a particular aria); version of the score (where more than one exists); instrumentation (period or modern instruments; configuration of continuo); and of course, the quality of the recorded sound--that comparisons between different recordings often become more descriptions than critiques. No matter how "good" a performance is, if you don't like period instruments you won't like Herreweghe or Koopman; likewise, if a certain countertenor soloist bugs you, you'll be unlikely to enjoy a cantata in which that singer is prominently featured, no matter how wonderful the work's other movements sound. On the other hand, if you like Koopman - or Herreweghe, both of whom are the most interpretively consistent among period-instrument practitioners (Rilling fits that bill in the modern-instrument category; "periodists" Gardiner and Harnoncourt are notoriously unpredictable) - then you'll likely be pretty satisfied with most of their efforts in this repertoire...
David Vernier, ClassicsToday.com

Yo-Yo Ma - Yo-Yo Ma plays Bach (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at May 12, 2017
Yo-Yo Ma - Yo-Yo Ma plays Bach (2017)

Yo-Yo Ma - Yo-Yo Ma plays Bach
Classical, Baroque | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 80:29 min | 360 MB
Label: Sony Classical | Tracks: 20 | Rls.date: 2017

CBS/Sony Classical has been accompanying superstar cellist Yo-Yo Ma for decades on his journey through the unsurpassed works written for his instrument by Johann Sebastian Bach. The label is now pleased to announce the release of important landmarks from that journey, Yo-Yo Ma Plays Bach, on a single CD. Ma's first recording of Bach's six Solo Suites, which went on to win the Grammy® for "Best Classical Instrumental Performance" and is represented here by the Sarabande from the Sixth Suite, took place in 1982. In the same year, Yo-Yo Ma recorded Bach's complete sonatas for viola da gamba with harpsichordist Kenneth Cooper which was hailed by Gramophone as "intelligent and expressive."

Ton Koopman - Bach: Toccaten & Fugen (1984) {Archiv}  Music

Posted by tiburon at Oct. 10, 2016
Ton Koopman - Bach: Toccaten & Fugen (1984) {Archiv}

Ton Koopman - Bach: Toccaten & Fugen (1984) {Archiv}
EAC 0.95b3 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 254MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 130MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Classical, Baroque

Audio quality of this German Archiv recording is noticeably pleasant to the ear. Louder parts do not have the accompanying outbursts of digital junk noise typically present in many digital recordings; it's just pure sweet music. Archiv did this one right. Recommended for the high audio quality. Every piece is a masterpiece played with verve and energy.
Jordi Savall, Ton Koopman, Ariane Maurette - Francois Couperin - Pieces de violes - 1728 (2012) {Alia Vox AVSA9893}

Jordi Savall, Ton Koopman, Ariane Maurette - Francois Couperin - Pieces de violes - 1728 (2012) {Alia Vox AVSA9893}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 239 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 103 Mb
Artwork @ 600 dpi (jpg) -> 344 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1975, 2012 Alia Vox | AVSA9893
Classical / Baroque / Chamber Music / Bass Viola da gamba / Harpsichord

This beautiful recording, once long out-of-print, is now remastered in high definition multi-channel hybrid SACD, and is the first album made by Jordi Savall for the Astrée label, now reissued on Alia Vox. With this rare 1975 disc, Savall confirmed François Couperin as a master composer for viola da gamba with affinities to the previous masters of French music. On the recording Mr. Savall plays an authentic 7-string bass viol, anonymously constructed in 17th century France. He is joined by musicians Ton Koopman playing a Gilbert des Ruisseaux harpsichord built in the late 17th century and Ariane Maurette playing a Barak Norman bass viol constructed in London in 1697. Couperin’s music for these colorful instruments is marvelous, contemplative and beguiling. The highly collectible album, a must-have of the Savall oeuvre, is now available again and features a very informative booklet.