Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706)



Donald Macleod considers how history has treated Pachelbel.


Donald Macleod follows Pachelbel's first steps in what would become an illustrious career.


Donal Macleod on Pachelbel's finding friendship, love and tragedy in the town of Erfurt.

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Donald Macleod looks at the achievements of Pachelbel's final years, as the most important musician in the city of Nuremberg and the whole of central Germany.

Some of Pachelbel's finest music was written during this period, which is only today being rescued from obscurity.

Fugue on the Magnificat primi toni No 20

Antoine Bouchard (organ)

Dorian DOR93206 - Tr 22 (Complete Organ Works, Vol 9)

Fugue on the Magnificat sexti toni No 5

Joseph Payne (organ)

Centaur CRC2304 - Tr 15


Cantus Colln

Konrad Junghanel (conductor)

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 05472773052 - Tr 7

Fugue on the Magnificat sexti toni No 6

Centaur CRC2304 - Tr 16

Pachelbel: Das Gewitter im Aprilen

Jan Kobow (tenor)

London Baroque

Cavalli CCD332 - Tr 14

Pachelbel: Fantasia and Toccata

Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord)

Alpha ALPHA042 - Trs 8, 10

Musicalische Ergotzung (Partie No 3)

Les Cyclopes

Pierre Verany PV794111 - Trs 7-12

Magnificat in C

La Capella Ducale

Musica Fiata

Roland Wilson (director)

CPO 9999162 - Tr 6.