Gustav Leonhardt

Gustav Leonhardt

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Bach, JS : Cantata No.10 Meine Seel erhebt den Herren BWV10 : I Chorus - "Meine Seel erhebt den Herren" [Choir]
Invention No. 1 in C Major, BWV 772
Cantata No.8 Liebster Gott, wenn werd ich sterben BWV8 : I Chorus - "Liebster Gott, wenn werd ich sterben?" [Choir]
Partitas BWV825-830, No. 1 in B flat major BWV825: V. Menuet I - Menuet II - Menuet I
Couperin, F: Les Nations, Premier Ordre, "La Françoise": I. Gravement - Gayement - Vivement - Gayement



Gustav Leonhardt


Gustav Maria Leonhardt was one of the best-known leaders of the Early Music movement. A harpsichordist and organist and later a conductor, he was credited with being one of the most important figures in establishing the Netherlands as one of the main centers of period music performances. He had a classical education, then entered the Schola Cantorum in Basle. There he studied organ and harpsichord with Eduard M++ller. In 1950 he made his debut in Vienna with a harpsichord perfo... Read more

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