Bach: Brandenburg Concertos with Abbado

This is the most soothing music I know; it really always makes me smiling and ecstatic:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCBwbQTDLKQ

An instructive review of this performance: http://www.arkivmusic.com/classical/album.jsp?album_id=205611#review

A fantastic analysis of the Brandenburg Concertos was provided by Nikolaus Harnoncourt –  it is in German but with English subtitles:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BqrbYcm2wk&list=PLBD949BDEAF44C5DB

And an older, also tremendous performance, with period instruments:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBNHVWjYYnE&list=PLEGKOC7mvop92uAD7YldJkbB5t4ptab3E

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