Today, April 13, is my 72nd birthday, and I want Bach!

Johann Sebastian Bach’s French Suites — Französische Suiten — BWV 812 to 817 played by András Schiff


Suite No. 1 in D minor, BWV 812
From 0’0” to 12’44” Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Menuet I/II, Gigue

Suite No. 2 in C minor, BWV 813
From 12’45” to 25’34” Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Air, Menuet I/II, Gigue

Suite No. 3 in B minor, BWV 814
From 25’36” to 39’12” Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Gavotte, Menuet, Trio, Gigue

Suite No. 4 in E-flat major, BWV 815
From 39’13 to 50’49” Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Gavotte I/II, Menuet, Air, Gigue

Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816
From 50’50” to 1h07’02” Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Gavotte, Bourrée, Loure, Gigue

Suite No. 6 in E major, BWV 817
From 1h07’03” to the end Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Gavotte, Polonaise, Bourrée, Menuet, Gigue