The 99 Most Essential Baroque Masterpieces

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1 The Four Seasons (Le quattro stagioni), Op. 8 - Violin Concerto No. 1 in E Major, RV 269, "Spring" (La primavera): I. Allegro-Emmy Verhey, Camerata Antonio Lucio and Alun Francis
2 Canon in D Major-Musica Antiqua New York
3 Suite No. 3 in D Major for Orchestra, BWV 1068: II. Air-Ama Deus Ensemble
4 Xerxes, HWV 40: Recitativo and Aria, "Ombra mai fu": Largo-Brewer Baroque Orchestra
5 Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048: I. Allegro-Slovak Chamber Orchestra
6 Chorale from Cantata, BWV 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben": Jesu bleibet meine Freude (Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring)-Ama Deus Ensemble
7 Partita No. 2 in D Minor for Solo Violin, BWV 1004: Chaconne-Conrad von der Goltz
8 The Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah Chorus-I Musici dal Medico
9 The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1, BWV 846: I. Prelude and Fugue in C Major-Martin Galling
10 Cantata BWV 208, "Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!": IX. Schäfe können sicher weiden (Sheep may safely graze)-Musica Antiqua New York
11 Concerto in D Minor for Oboe and Strings: II. Adagio-Southwest German Chamber Orchestra and Paul Angerer
12 Suite No. 2 in B Minor for Orchestra, BWV 1067: VII. Badinerie-Klaus Pohlers, Mainz Chamber Orchestra and Günter Kehr
13 Rinaldo, HWV 7: Recitativo and Aria - "Lascia ch'io pianga"-Brewer Baroque Orchestra
14 Suite de Symphonies No. 1: Fanfare-Rondeau-The New York Trumpet Ensemble
15 Concerto No. 161 in G Major for Flute and Orchestra, QV 5:174: I. Allegro-Prague Chamber Orchestra
16 Aria and 30 Variations (The Goldberg Variations), BWV 988: Aria-Christiane Jaccottet
17 Concerto in D Minor for Violin and Strings, BWV 1052R (after Harpsichord Concerto No. 1 in D Minor): I. Allegro-Emmy Verhey, Camerata Antonio Lucio and Alun Francis
18 Toccata and Fugue in D Minor for Organ, BWV 565-Klemens Schnorr
19 Concerto in D Minor for 2 Violins, Strings and B.C, BWV 1043: I. Vivace-Yehudi Menuhin
20 Partita No. 3 in E Major for Solo Violin, BWV 1006: I. Preludio-Aaron Rosand
21 Prélude non mesure No. 13 in F Major for Harpsicord-Stanislav Heller
22 The Four Seasons (Le quattro stagioni), Op. 8 - Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, RV 315, "Summer" (L'estate): III. Presto-Saint Petersburg RTV Symphony Orchestra
23 Cello Suite No. 6 in D Major, BWV 1012: I. Prelude-Victor Yoran
24 Trumpet Voluntary in D Major (The Prince of Denmark's March)-Musica Antiqua New York
25 Concerto in G Major for Viola and Orchestra, TWV 51:G9: I. Largo-Capella Istropolitana
26 Cantata, BWV 202, "Wedding Cantata": Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten-Musica Antiqua New York
27 Concerto grosso in D Major, Op. 6,4: I. Adagio - Allegro-The Zagreb Soloists
28 The Messiah, HWV 56: Every valley shall be exalted-Ama Deus Ensemble
29 Concerto No. 1 in C Major for Mandolin and Strings, R. 425: I. Allegro-The Zagreb Soloists
30 Concerto for Oboe and Violin in B-Flat Major, R. 548: II. Largo-Renaissance Chamber Orchestra
31 Lute Suite in G Minor, BWV 995: I. Prelude-Sonja Prunnbauer
32 Gloria in D Major, RV 589: I. Gloria in excelsis-Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
33 Fantasy in C Major-Mario-ratko Delorko
34 Concerto No. 5 in F Minor for Harpsichord and Orchestra, BWV 1056: II. Arioso: Largo-Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn
35 Chorale for Organ, BWV 650: "Kommst du nun, Jesu von himmel her unter"-Armand Belien
36 Harmonic Inspiration (L'estro Armonico), Op. 3 - Concerto No. 11 for 2 Violins, Cello and Strings in D Minor, RV 565: I. Allegro - Adagio spiccato e tutti - Allegro-Yehudi Menuhin
37 Suite No. 1 in C Major for Orchestra, BWV 1066: Courante-Slovak Chamber Orchestra
38 Concerto in A Minor for Flute, Violin, Harpsichord and Orchestra, BWV 1044: I. Allegro-Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn
39 The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude and Fugue No. 3 in C-Sharp Major, BWV 872-Johannes Schmidt
40 Keyboard Sonata in D Minor, Kk. 1: Allegro-Dubravka Tomsic
41 Lamento d'Arianna, from the Sixth Book of Madrigals: Lasciate mi morire (Allow Me To Die)-Lege Artis Chamber Choir
42 Concerto in D Minor for Oboe and Orchestra, Op. 9/2: II. Adagio-Strings of Zürich
43 Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary: March-The Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
44 English Suite No. 5 in E Minor, BWV 810: Prelude-Johannes Schmidt
45 Sonata in D Major for Trumpet and Organ: I. Pomposo-Harald Feller
46 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Chorale No. 46 - Beim Glanz All' Finsternis verzehrt-Prima Choir
47 Concerto for Two Horns and Strings, TWV 52:D2: IV. Allegro assai-Capella Istropolitana
48 Concerto No. 8 in A Minor for Oboe and Orchestra, RV 461: I. Allegro non molto-The Zagreb Soloists
49 Water Music Suite No. 2 in D Major, HWV 349: II. Alla Hornpipe-Slovak Chamber Orchestra
50 Tafelmusik in B-Flat Major: VIII. Conclusion-Orchestra of the Saint Petersburg Hermitage Museum
51 Mass in B Minor, BWV 232: Credo (Symbolum Nicenum): Et resurrexit-Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra
52 Libro delle Canzoni II: Toccata No. 10-Stanislav Heller
53 Christmas Oratorio, Intermedium II: Angel's Chorus "Glory to God in the Highest"-Schwäbischer Singkreis Stuttgart
54 Ballet music for Strings-Camerata Rhenania
55 Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B Major, BWV 1051: I. Allegro-Slovak Chamber Orchestra
56 Concerto No. 1 in C Major for Recorder and Strings, TWV 51:C1: II. Allegro-Karl Stangenberg, Mainz Chamber Orchestra and Günter Kehr
57 Stabat Mater in F Minor: I. Introduction-Pro Arte Orchestra
58 The Four Seasons (Le quattro stagioni), Op. 8 - Violin Concerto No. 4 in F Minor, RV 297, "Winter" (L'inverno): II. Largo-Emmy Verhey, Camerata Antonio Lucio and Alun Francis
59 Concerto in D Minor for Guitar and Orchestra, FWV L:d 1: III. Un poco allegro-Jozef Zsapka, Slovak Chamber Orchestra and Bohdan Warchal
60 Fugue for Solo Guitar in G Minor, BWV 1000-Klaus Jäckle
61 Pièces de Clavecin III: XIV. Le Rossignol en amour-Eberhard Kraus
62 Nun singet und seid froh: In Dulci Jubilo-Egbert Lewark Brass Ensemble
63 Echo Fantasie-Helmuth Rilling
64 The Four Seasons (Le quattro stagioni), Op. 8 - Violin Concerto No. 3 in F Major, RV 293, "Autumn" (L'autunno): I. Ballo e canto de villanelli: Allegro-Emmy Verhey, Camerata Antonio Lucio and Alun Francis
65 Concerto in D Major for Trumpet and Orchestra: III. Allegro moderato-Collegium Instrumentale Brugense
66 Solomon, Act 3: The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba-Ensemble Collegium Musicum
67 Canzona a due cori-Pro Arte Orchestra
68 String Quintet No. 5 in E Major, Op. 11: III. Minuet-Capella Istropolitana
69 Sonata No. 1 in G Minor for Solo Violin, BWV 1001: IV. Presto-Conrad von der Goltz
70 In Nomine in G Minor for Seven Viols, Z 746-English Consort of Viols
71 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Sinfonia in G Major, "And There Where Shepherds"-Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
72 Concerto No. 7 in C Major for Oboe and Orchestra, RV 452: II. Adagio-Ama Deus Ensemble
73 Concerto in A Minor for Bassoon and Orchestra, RV 497: I. Allegro molto-Renaissance Chamber Orchestra
74 Concerto grosso in F Major, Op. 6,12: I. Preludio-The Zagreb Soloists
75 In dulci jubilo-Ferdinand Klinda
76 Italian Cantata "Dalla guerra amorosa", HWV 102a: Recitativo - Aria Recitativo - Aria - Aria-Engadin Chamber Musicians
77 Anthem, Z 002: Behold, I bring you glad tidings-The Purcell Singers, Mainz Chamber Orchestra and Günter Kehr
78 Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1009: V. Bourée I - Bourée II - Bourée I da capo-Victor Yoran
79 Ave Maria-Amor Artis Chamber Choir
80 Cantata BWV 202, "Wedding Cantata": IX. Sehet in Zufriedenheit-Musica Antiqua New York
81 Concerto for Violin, two Oboes, two Horns, Violoncello, Bassoon and Strings in F Major, RV 571: I. Allegro-The Zagreb Soloists
82 French Suite No. 4 in E-Flat Major, BWV 815: Allemande-Christiane Jaccottet
83 Coffee Cantata, BWV 211: Aria-Orchestra of the Saint Petersburg Hermitage Museum
84 The Musical Offering, BWV 1079, "Musikalisches Opfer": II. Allegro-Munich Instrumental Ensemble
85 Gloria in D Major, RV 589: II. Et in terra pax-Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
86 Concerto in G Minor for Two Cellos and Strings, RV 531: I. Allegro-Renaissance Chamber Orchestra
87 Harmonic Inspiration (L'estro Armonico), Op. 3 - Concerto No. 1 for 4 Violins and Strings in D Major, RV 549: III. Allegro-Yehudi Menuhin
88 Concerto No. 17 in G Major for Cello and Strings, RV 415: III. Alla breve-The Zagreb Soloists
89 The Four Seasons (Le quattro stagioni), Op. 8 - Violin Concerto No. 3 in F Major, RV 293, "Autumn" (L'autunno): III. La caccia: Allegro-Emmy Verhey, Camerata Antonio Lucio and Alun Francis
90 Magnificat (complete)-Chamber Orchestra Perpetuum Mobile
91 Concerto in D Minor for Flute and Orchestra, Wq 22: I. Allegro-Prague Chamber Orchestra
92 Suite No. 4 in D Major for Orchestra, BWV 1069: I. Overture-Mainz Chamber Orchestra and Günter Kehr
93 Sonata No. 12 in D Minor, Op. 5, "La Follia": Variations over an old Spanish Sarabande-Leon Spierer and Ernst Gröschel
94 Cantata, BWV 29, "Wir danken dir Gott, wir danken dir": Sinfonia-Susanne Doll
95 Rodelinda, regina de' Langobardi, HWV 19: Overture-Bamberg Symphony Orchestra and Rolf Reinhardt
96 Concerto in B-Flat Major for Harp and Strings, HWV 294: II. Larghetto-Marie-Claire Jamet, Paris Chamber Orcehstra and Paul Kuentz
97 Concerto in C Major for Two Flutes and Strings, RV 533: III. Allegro-The Zagreb Soloists
98 Concerto Grosso in G Minor, Op. 6:8, "Christmas Concerto": V. Allegro - VI. Pastorale: Largo-Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn
99 Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: III. La réjouissance-Berlin Symphony Orchestra