Bach Das Musikalische Opfer BWV 1079 Musical Offering Jordi Savall Concert des Nations – Felices Cantus Bach – 2018

Johann Sebastian Bach
Das Musikalische Opfer BWV 1079 The Musical Offering
Le Concert des Nations conducted by Jordi Savall
Pierre Hantaï harpsichord
0:00:00 Thema regium
Thematis regii elaborationes canonicae
0:06:36 • Canon perpetuus super thema regium
0:09:02 • Canon 2 a 2 violini in unisono
0:10:43 • Canon 1 a 2 cancrizans
0:12:33 • Canon 3 a 2 per motum contrarium
0:14:13 • Ricercar a 6
0:21:53 • Canon a 4 per aumentationem, contrario motu (A)
0:24:28 Sonata sopr’il soggetto reale a traversa
• Largo
• Allegro
• Andante
• Allegro
Thematis regii elaborationes canonicae
0:42:08 • Canon a 2 quaerondo invenietis (A)
0:43:42 • Canon 5 a 2 per tonos
0:46:56 • Canon a 2 quaerondo invenietis (B)
0:48:08 • Fuga canonica in epidiapente
0:50:14 • Canon a 2 per aumentationem, contrario motu (B)
0:52:45 • Canon perpetuus per giusti intervalli
0:54:45 • Canon a 4
0:59:06 • Ricercar a 6

The Musical Offering (German title: Musikalisches Opfer or Das Musikalische Opfer), BWV 1079, is a collection of canons and fugues and other pieces of music by Johann Sebastian Bach, all based on a single musical theme given to him by Frederick the Great (Frederick II of Prussia), to whom they are dedicated.

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