10% discount on your next order!

Subscribe to our newsletter and receive a personal discount code for 10% discount on a album of your choice! After subscribing, you will receive the code in your email. This code is only valid for 10 days!

The code is valid one time and valid for a 10 days after receiving the promotioncode. Your emailaddress will only be used by Challenge Records International and will not be given to 3rd party advertisers. If you have any questions please contact us.
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Ton Koopman

6 organ sonatas

  • Type CD
  • Label Challenge Classics
  • UPC 0608917226027
  • Catalog number CC 72260
  • Release date 09 May 2014
Physical (CD)

Free shipping in the EU, outside the EU from €5,-

€ 12.95
Add to cart
Product is on stock

Get the album digitally

High resolution download Spirit of Turtle iTunes
Stream this album on MeloMe!

About the album

C.P.E. Bach left a substantial body of work after his death. He left relatively few works for organ. These have given rise to considerable debate: how many of his works have been lost, and should a particular piece be played on the organ or some other keyboard instrument? There are also several questions surrounding his organ sonatas: did he write five or six of them? In any event, only one of them survives in manuscript, in the collection of Amalia of Prussia. Princess Anna Amalia,youngest sister of Frederick the Great, played the organ and was the fortunate owner of no fewer than two organs. The organ on which I recorded these six sonatas once belonged to her, having been installed in her Berlin mansion in 1755, the same year that marked the appearance of four of these Organ Sonatas. The instrument, manufactured by Peter Migendt, has two manuals and a pedal board, with what was an exceptional range for those days. In the period 1753-1755, C.P.E. Bach was keenly looking for alternative positions. Was he perhaps hoping for an appointment with the princess? It appears that she was not altogether taken by C.P.E. Bach’s style, rather preferring his father’s music.
It was a delight to be allowed to record these works on this beautiful Migendt organ, following its recent restoration.

Discount on the special concert of Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir in the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam


image Discount on the special concert of Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Concertgebouw in Amsterdam On March 7 the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir together with Ton Koopman will present a unique Telemann-program called Catastrofe (Catastrophe). The program includes less-known pieces of the famous Telemann: de Donnerode and 2 Cantatas, both world-premieres. 18th century benefit concert The first part,The Donnerode, is composed for the very first benefit concert in history in 1756. A year earlier Europe ...

Add a comment

We need to make sure that you are really an human, please enter the code below.

01-06-2015 EOS Classical Music
30-09-2014 Choir & Organ
01-09-2014 BBC Music Magazine
01-08-2014 Early Music Review
27-06-2014 The Irish Times
07-05-2014 Opus Klassiek
BBC Music Magazine
Early Music Review