Brandenburg Concerto 2 in F

THURSDAY, October 10, 2019

Popular 298 years…

The Brandenburg Concertos are considered some of the best written compositions ever written. They remain popular to this very day.

Maurice André

One again you have a choice. This is modern piccolo trumpet, and Maurice André was the best in the business at playing this high trumpet. The group he is playing with is using modern instruments. This piece was used as the theme music for the old TV show, “Firing Line”, hosted by conservative William F. Buckley Jr. from 1966 to 1999.

Now original instruments…

The same thing, but this time with instruments used in Bach’s time. It’s a very different  sound, and if you watch you will see very different looking instruments.

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