In addition to the Brandenburgs, which are ubiquitous, this CD contains a concerto for oboe d'amore, which although better known as a harpsichord concerto (BWV 1055), is 'official' enough of a reconstruction to appear in the Neue Bach Ausgabe. In my humble opinion, oboe d'amore is the most beautiful instrument in western music, and the CD is worth buying for that piece alone. Also contained on the CD is a version of the BWV 1060 double-harpsichord concerto arranged here for violin and oboe solo. The Brandenburgs are presented in the full-sounding, classical manner that was prevalent before the 'early music' crowd came into power, and for this reason, Richter's recording is refreshing even when compared with the best of the modern recordings. (The Brandenburgs here were recorded in 1968.) Richter is a genius of Bach interpretation - if you doubt it, hear his cantata recordings! He saves the big harpsichord solo in #5 for himself, and also plays in #6. Aurele Nicolet on flute (#5), is a genius Bach interpreter - check his recordings of the flute sonatas. Manfred Clement is a wonderful oboist (#1, #2, and the d'amore concerto, but not the 1060 concerto, credited to Edgar Shann and Otto Buechner). Hans-Martin Linde is a wonderful recorder player (#2, #4). And a special surprise is the addition of a short, improvised, wonderfully stylish middle movement to #3, credited to Hedwig Bilgram, harpsichord. Actually, the quality of the recordings are quite satisfactory, but even if an audiophile were to disagree, who cares when you have such wonderful playing!