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Under the direction of award-winning Bach specialist John Butt Dunedin Consort shine a new light on one of the best-known pieces in the Baroque repertoire. Demonstrating their collective experience and exceptional historical knowledge, the ensemble offer a sensational performance, full of rich texture, dancing rhythms and fresh ear-catching melodies.
Gramophone Choice: ‘Notwithstanding the distinguished Brandenburg discography, this set is nothing short of sensational.' Gramophone
'Melodic ideas are beautifully punctuated and phrased, vibrato is used strictly ornamentally, and tempos strike my sensibilities as pretty well ideal.' BBC Music Magazine
'...perfectly balanced...' My Classical Notes
‘...the marvellous depth of field and richness of the sonorities make it well worth purchasing.' AllMusic.com
'...a profoundly expressive study in texture and articulation, with the string lines effortlessly and naturally interlaced.' The Guardian
'Crisp, freshly thought and very carefully realised without loss of apparent spontaneity...' The Sunday Herald Scotland
Featured Album: ‘Their version of the Brandenburgs is, as could be expected, insightful, lithe and crisp, full of dancing rhythms.' Classic FM Radio 'Drive'
‘The results are most compelling...' The Sunday Times
‘I think we need this, don't we? We do. We really do. And Linn Records' recording is splendid. I mean really beautifully, beautifully translucent almost.' BBC Radio 3 ‘CD Review'
'...an ideal choice for this bold venture...' Audio Video Club of Atlanta
'...refreshing and illuminating...rich-hued, generous readings...' International Record Review
'...beguiling, ear-catching instrumental colourings...' The Classical Ear
'another winner... [the] performances and recording [are] first-rate...' MusicWeb International
‘The sound of the Studio Master recordings is absolutely spectacular, with the presence of the instruments almost tangible. As a set of performances, Dunedin's versions are a good first choice.' Bangkok Post