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Leonhardt-Consort (Period-instrument Ensemble)

Founded: 1954 - the Netherlands

Leonhardt-Consort, also known as the Leonhardt Baroque Ensemble, was a Baroque music ensemble which played historically informed performances from the early 1970ís.

The ensemble, founded in 1954 and conducted by Gustav Leonhardt, concentrated on music by J.S. Bach and recorded all his harpsichord concertos and the Brandenburg Concertos (BWV 1046-1051). The ensemble participated in his St Matthew Passion (BWV 244) with Koor Groningse Bachvereniging, conducted by Johan van der Meer). In collaboration with the Concentus Musicus Wien, conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt, they recorded from 1971 to 1989 J.S. Bach's complete sacred cantatas. They also recorded works by William Lawes and Henry Purcell.

 

Source: Wikipedia Website (January 2012)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (February 2012)

Gustav Leonhardt: Short Biography | Leonhardt-Consort
Recordings of Vocal Works:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Recordings of Instrumental Works
Discussions of Vocal Recordings:
BWV 232 - G. Leonhardt | BWV 244 - G. Leonhardt
Reviews of Instrumental Recordings:
Bachís Inventions & Sinfonias from Leonhardt | Leonhardtís Goldberg on Vanguard
Discussions of Instrumental Recordings:
GV BWV 988 - G. Leonhardt
General Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8
Table of recordings by BWV Number

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Leonhardt Consort (Wikipedia)

 

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