Bach (CPE): Symphonies

CPE Bach: a trailblazer, whose music is bright and effervescent, constantly shifting and wrong-footing the listener with wild changes of colour and direction. And yet CPE Bach is these days almost entirely eclipsed by his father, Johann Sebastian. In this recording Rebecca Miller conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, breathing new life into the work of this forgotten pioneer.

SIGCD395  56 minutes 33 seconds
The Times
'These energetic committed performances of five symphonies dating from between 1757—when Haydn was first writing in the genre—and 1780 show the period band has lost none of its verve and enthusiasm f ...