Back to Bach

Back to Bach
The Swingle Singers
Released 1968
Recorded 1968
Length 30:56
Label Philips
The Swingle Singers chronology

Christmastime
(1968)
Back to Bach
(1968)
American Look
(1969)

Back to Bach (released as Jazz Sébastien Bach, Vol. 2 in France) is a 1968 album released by the Paris-based Swingle Singers.

All tracks from this album are also included on the CD re-issue / compilation, Jazz Sebastian Bach (combined with all tracks from 1963's Bach's Greatest Hits aka Jazz Sébastien Bach (Vol. 1)) and also on the 11 disk Philips boxed set Swingle Singers.

Track listing

all compositions by J.S. Bach
  1. "Vivace" from Concerto for 2 violins, strings & continuo in D minor ("Double"), BWV 1043 – 3:19
  2. "Prelude and Fugue, for keyboard No. 10 in E minor" (WTC I), BWV 855 (BC L89) – 3:01
  3. "Choral" from Cantata No. 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben," BWV 147 (BC A174) – 3:28
  4. "Gavotte" from Partita for solo violin No. 3 in E major, BWV 1006 – 2:30
  5. "Prelude and Fugue, for keyboard No. 1 in C major" (WTC I), BWV 846 (BC L80) – 3:22
  6. "Fugue" from Prelude and Fugue, for organ in G major, BWV 541 (BC J22) – 3:19
  7. "Adagio" from Sonata for violin & keyboard No. 3 in E major, BWV 1016 – 3:56
  8. "Prelude and Fugue, for keyboard No. 3 in C sharp major" (WTC I), BWV 848 (BC L82) – 3:18
  9. "Prelude" from "Nun komm der Heiden Heiland" (II), chorale prelude for organ (Achtzehn Choräle No. 8), BWV 659 (BC K82) – 3:30
  10. "Prelude and Fugue, for keyboard No. 21 in B flat major" (WTC I), BWV 866 (BC L100) – 1:24

Personnel

Vocals:

  • Jeanette Baucomont – soprano
  • Christiane Legrand – soprano
  • Hélène Devos – alto
  • Claudine Meunier – alto
  • Ward Swingle – tenor, arranger
  • Joseph Noves – tenor
  • Jean Cussac – bass
  • Jose Germain – bass

Rhythm section:

References / external links

  • Philips PHS 600-288
  • Verve 542553
  • Jazz Sebastian Bach Vol. 2 at allmusic.com
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.