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Bach-Tansman
Orchestral Arrangements/Transcriptions of Bach's Works by Alexandre Tansman

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Orchestral Transcriptions: Works
Orchestral Transcriptions: Links
Recordings of Orchestral Transcriptions

Alexandre Tansman - Short Biography

 

Works

Work

No.

Year

Orchestra

   

Toccata & Fugue in D minor ("Dorian"), BWV 538, transcriberd for orchestra [Paris: Max Eschig; New York: Associated Music Publishers]

 

1937

     

Piano

   

8 Cantilenas for piano (Homage to J.S. Bach) [New York: Leeds Music Corp.]
1. Prelude, 2. Arioso, 3. Interlude, 4. Choral 1, 5. Invention, 6. Choral 2, 7. Fuga, 8. Postlude
Duration: 17:00

 

1950

Happy time = On s'amuse au piano [New York: MCA Music]
bk. 1. Primary. Arabia = Arabie ; Both ways = Échanges ; Common tones = Notes communes ; Dreams = Rêves ; Little gavotte = Petite gavotte ; Frolic = Espièglerie ; Little stroll = Petite promenade ; Lullaby = Chant à bercer ; Melody = Mélodie ; Obsession = Rengaine ; Popular air = Air populaire ; Reflections = Réflexions ; Sailors' dance = Danse des matelots ; Shadow = Ombre ; Waltzing = En valsant -- bk. 2. Elementary. Caravan = Caravane ; Choral ; Chorale and variation = Choral varié ; Dancing air = Air à danser ; Four voices = À quatre voix ; Lament = Plainte ; Little prelude = Petit prélude ; Perpetual motion = Moto perpetuo ; Pursuit = Poursuite ; Slow waltz = Valse-Boston ; Study = Étude ; Swedish dance = Danse Suédoise ; Versailles -- bk. 3. Intermediate. A la Schumann ; Arioso, alla J.S. Bach ; Finale, solo-piece = Pièce finale ; Iberian mood = Echo Ibérique ; In memory of George Gershwin "1925" ; Light waltz = Valse légère ; Little game = Petit jeu ; Night mood = Nocturne ; Organ = Orgues ; Oriental dance = Danse d'orient

 

1960

     

Guitar

   

Posthumous works for guitar [Ancona, Italia: Bèrben - Andrés Segovia archive]
Inventions pour guitare : hommage à Bach -- Passacaille pour guitare -- Pièces brèves pour guitare -- Prélude et interlude pour guitare -- Quattro tempi di mazurka

 

2003

     

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Prepared by Aryeh Oron (October 2009)
Thanks to contributors: Aggelos Tsompanidis (July-September 2009)

Alexandre Tansman: Short Biography | Orchestral Transcriptions: Works | Recordings

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