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Bach Quiz No. 15 - September 1999
check out the answers to December 1997's Quiz, January 1998's Quiz, February 1998's Quiz, March 1998's Quiz,
April 1998's Quiz, May 1998's Quiz, June 1998's Quiz, July 1998's Quiz, August & September 1998's Quiz,
February & March 1999's Quiz, April 1999's Quiz, May & June 1999's Quiz, July 1999's Quiz, August 1999's Quiz,
September 1999's Quiz, October 1999's Quiz, November 1999's Quiz, and December 1999's Quiz

This month's prize has been provided by
Boston Skyline Records


J.S. Bach: Four Concerti  Transcribed
The Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Neville Marriner, Conductor
Christopher Hogwood and Nicholas Kraemer, Continuo

Concerto for Oboe d'Amore and Strings in A Major BWV 1055
Concerto for Three Violins and Strings in D Major BWV 1064
Concerto for Violin, Oboe and Strings in D minor BWV 1060
Concerto for Oboe and Strings in F Major BWV 1053

In 1993 we initiated our From the Vault series of great re-issues. Our goals for this series are twofold: first, to make available fine albums of the 1950s, '60s and '70s that were both genuinely beloved and acclaimed as milestones. Second, to demonstrate the extraordinary sound quality captured on the best Masters of the period, quality which even the finest pressings could only partially convey.

From The Vault - Academy of St. Martin-In-The-Fields, Neville Marriner, Conductor. From 2 glorious 1974 Argo LPs. Edison Award. Among the Academy's best performances ever. Bach's Concerti for one, two, three harpsichords transcribed for oboe d'amour, oboe and violin, three violins... ( BWV 1053, 1055, 1060, & 1064 )

The Quiz ...


The Concerto for Three Violins ( BWV 1064 ) was reconstructed from a concerto for three    (fill in the blank)   .


All of the Harpsichord Concertos except for one are transcriptions of concertos for other instruments. Which Concerto was specifically written for two Harpsichords and Strings and exists in an alternate version for two Harpsichords without strings?

BWV 1061 ( 1061a without strings )

The Concerto for Four Harpsichords was originally a Concerto for Four Violins by what other prominant Baroque Composer?

Antonio Vivaldi

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