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Johann Sebastian Bach Cembalokonzerte
BWV 1052: I. Allegro

BWV 1062: II. Andante e piano

BWV 1065: I. Allegro

Decorated by Pizzicato (Supersonic Award), kulturradio rbb & WDR3 Tonart (CD of the Week).

Recommended by SWR2 and Radio Klassik.

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Harpsichord Concertos BWV 1052, 1061, 1062 & 1065

arranged for 2-8 marimbas and orchestera by Bogdan Bacanu

The Wave Quartet
(Christoph Sietzen, Bogdan Bacanu, Emiko Uchiyama, Vladimir Petrov)
L’Orfeo Barockorchester
Michi Gaigg, direction

Concerto in d for Harpsichord, Strings and B.c. BWV 1052, arranged for 2 marimbas & strings
Concerto in C for 2 Harpsichords, Strings and B.c. BWV 1061, arr. for 4 marimbas & strings
Concerto in c for 2 Harpsichords, Strings and B.c. BWV 1062, arr. for 4 marimbas & strings
Concerto in a for 4 Harpsichords, Strings and B.c. BWV 1065, arr. for 8 marimbas & strings

(Sony Classical 2017)

The Making-of

Virtuosic and captivating, a subtle and passionate relishing of all colours, a challenging adventure.
SWR2, CD-Tipp, Martin Falk, 24 October 2017

This CD leads to a complete rediscovery of Johann Sebastian Bach’s harpsichord concertos on marimba. Especially in the slow movements the music breathes a wondrously meditative vein.
Kulturradio rbb, CD of the week, Hans Ackermann, 25 September 2017

Of course I wouldn’t dare questioning the use of harpsichords for these concertos. But I have to admit that I don’t miss anything. […] To my mind the concertos presented here reach a new dimension especially through the huge dynamic range. The playing is captivatingly virtuosic, the sound quality excellent. This is a CD which will definitely not gather dust […]
WDR 3, TonArt, CD of the Week, Andreas Nachtsheim, 26 September 2017

An unusual sound and yet somehow familiar […]
Radio Klassik, CD of the day, 18 October 2017



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