Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, age 23 to 32


  • transverse flute
  • solo violin
  • violino
  • viola in ripieno
  • cello
  • violone
  • cembalo concertato


  • Allegro, D major
  • Affettuoso, B minor
  • Allegro, D major

This concerto was possibly written in 1719, to show off a new harpsichord by Michael Mietke which Bach had brought back from Berlin for the Köthen court. It is one of the first examples of a concerto with a solo keyboard part.

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