Genre: Classical
Label: Esoteric
Additional Artists: Aurele Nicolet Karl Richter


Karl Richter Bach Orchestral Suite Nos. 2 & Nos. 3 Hybrid Stereo Japanese Import SACD

Munchener Bach-Orchester

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Limited Edition Hybrid SACD!
Featuring ESOTERIC's Proprietary Re-Mastering Process to Achieve the Highest Level of Sound Quality!
Japanese Pressing, Deluxe Digi-pak Packaging, THE definitive Classical Performance on SACD!

Orchestral Suites by Johann Sebastian Bach are performed by Aurèle Nicolet, flute (BWV 1067, 1030), Karl Richter, harpsichord (BWV 1030, 1056) and the Münchener Bach-Orchester conducted by Karl Richter (BWV 1067, 1068, 1056). Recorded June 14-19, 1960, Herkulessaal, München (BWV 1067, BWV 1068); April 2-6, 1973, München (BWV 1030); and July 11-13, 1972, Bavaria Musikstadt, München (BWV 1056).

The reissue of classical music masterpieces by ESOTERIC has attracted a lot of attention, both for its uncompromising commitment to recreating the original master sound, and for using hybrid Super Audio CD (SACD) technology to improve sound quality. This series marks the first hybrid SACD release of historical recording selections that have been main stays of the catalog since their initial release. These new audio versions feature ESOTERIC's proprietary re-mastering process to achieve the highest level of sound quality.

SACD Producer: Motoaki Ohmachi (ESOTERIC COMPANY)
SACD Re-mastering Engineer: Masaya Higashino (JVC Mastering Center Daikanyama Studio)
SACD Authoring: Atsuo Fujita (Ef Limited)


  • Limited Edition - One Time Pressing
  • Super Audio CD
  • SACD Stereo SACD Layer
  • This Hybrid SACD contains a 'Red Book' Stereo CD Layer which is playable on most conventional CD Players!
  • DSD Mastering
  • Deluxe digipack packaging
  • Made in Japan


Aurèle Nicolet flute (BWV 1067, 1030)
Münchener Bach-Orchester (BWV 1067, 1068, 1056)
Karl Richter conductor (BWV 1067, 1068, 1056), harpsichord (BWV 1030, 1056)


Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Suite (Ouverture) Nr. 2 h-moll BWV 10677
  1. Ouvertuure
  2. Rondeau
  3. Sarabande
  4. Bourrée I-II
  5. Polonaise
  6. Menuet
  7. Badinerie
Suite (Ouverture) Nr. 3 D-dur BWV 1068
  1. Ouverture
  2. Air
  3. Gavotte I-II
  4. Bourrée
  5. Gigue
Sonate fur Flöte und obligates Cembalo h-moll BWV 1030
  1. Andante
  2. Largo e dolce
  3. Presto - Allegro
Konzert fur Cembalo und Orchester Nr. 5 f-moll BWV 1056
  1. (Allegro)
  2. Largo
  3. Presto

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