Telemann, Georg Philipp / Graupner, Christoph / Bach, Johann Sebastian
Bach and his rivals. Kantater
The Bach PlayersHyphen 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.