Bach for Band - London Symphonic Winds/Williams
KHCD-2011-022DL (STEREO) - Bach for Band - Toccata and Fugue in d minor; Wachet Auf; Three-Part Invention in D; Minuet in G; Badinerie; Fugue from Toccata in e minor; "Little" Fugue in g minor; Air on the G String; Chorales Nos. 5 & 8 from Cantata No. 80; Bist Du Bei Mir; Sinfonia to Cantata No. 29 - London Symphonic Band/Gerallt Leslie Williams - Bach transmogrified, in this instance by Gerallt Leslie Williams, with his highly skilled arrangements, and forty professional players making up the London Symphonic Band, gathered to put them into splendid effect. Transcribed from a mint Columbia LP recorded in 1971, this is indeed a "splendid noise", with bombast as well as subtlety abounding. CD cover art included with the download file.