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Bach and his rivals

Telemann, Georg Philipp / Graupner, Christoph / Bach, Johann Sebastian

Bach and his rivals. Kantater

The Bach Players

Hyphen Press Music
5060184830072 | HPM 008 | 2CD
Telemann, Graupner, Bach: three colleagues who esteemed each other and who in 1722–3 were all candidates for the position of Kantor at Leipzig. The first CD of this set presents their audition cantatas  for the job. The second CD has cantatas composed a year later, for 30 January 1724 :a vivid snapshot of German music during Bach’s lifetime.