Ukrainian classical pianist Valentina Lisitsa plays August Wilhelmj’s arrangement of the second movement, Aria, from Johann Sebastian Bach’s orchestral suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068, or commonly known as “Air on the G String”, with the arrangement of Alexander Siloti. Lisitsa dedicated this recording to the innocent victims of the terror attacks.
Stokowski’s Philadelphia Orchestra rendition of the second movement of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068, commonly known as “Air on the G String” because of August Wilhelmj’s arrangement on the piece. Recorded in 1933. Conductor: Leopold Stokowski, one of the leading conductors of the early and mid-20th Century.
The Croatian Baroque Ensemble and the British violinist Catherine Mackintosh perform “Air” and “Gavotte” from Johann Sebastian Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068. At the Croatian Music Institute Zagreb on December 5, 2010.
BBC Proms “Bach Day”, 14th August 2010, Saturday. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Royal Albert Hall, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, and The English Baroque Soloists at Cadogan Hall, London.
The second movement, Aria, from Bach’s orchestral suite in D Major, BWV 1068, popularly known as the “Air on the G-String” performed on original instruments from the time of Bach by the Early Music ensemble Voices of Music. Air on the G String is German violinist and teacher August Wilhelmj‘s (21 September 1845 in Usingen …