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Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080
Discography - Part 1

Recordings: 1900-1949 | 1950-1959 | 1960-1969 | 1970-1979 | 1980-1989 | 1990-1999 | 2000-2009 | 2010-2019

Complete Recordings 1900-1949

 

Complete Recordings 1950-1959 >


1

Bach: The Art of Fugue

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080: contrapuncti 1-14, in the string quartet version by Roy Harris & Mary Norton

Roth Quartet (String Quartet)

Columbia ROX 136/45
Divine Art

1934 (String Quartet); 1935 (Tovey completion)

10 x 78´discs
CD / TT: 76:15

First AoF recording ever. Includes the conjectural completion of the great unfinished quadruple fugue composed and played by Sir Donald Tovey. Digitally remastered by Andrew Rose.
Buy this album at: Divine Art


2

Bach: The Art of the Fugue [A-1]

Bach-R. Buhlig: Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080, arranged for 2 pianos [74:47]

Richard Buhlig & Wesley Kuhnle (Pianos)

Pearl 0150
Pavilion Records

1935-1938

CD / TT: 79:38

Recorded in Los Angeles, California, USA (?).
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CD: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de


3

Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge (?)

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080

Hermann Diener

Collegium Musicum (Hampe, Grümmer)

Electrola

1935

? / TT:

 

4

Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge (?)

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080

Fritz Heitmann (Organ)

Telefunken

c1936

LP / TT:

 

5

Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge (?)

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080

Edward Power Biggs (Organ) [1937 Aeolian-Skinner, Harvard Memorial Church(?), Cambridge, MA]

Victor

1940

LP / TT:

1st organ recording of Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080. Omits the four canons


6

Bach: The of Fugue BWV 1080 [A-1]

 

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080, abridged version for string orchestra [45:19]

Herbert von Karajan

Reichs-Bruckner-Orchester des Grossdeutschen Rundfunks

-

MeloClassic MC-5005

Dec 14, 1944

CD / T: 45:19

Recorded at Linz Stadttheater, Austria.
Producer & Audio Restoration: Lynn Ludwig.
Buy this album at:
CD: MeloClassic


7

Hermann Scherchen conducts Bach and Schoenberg [A-2]

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080, orchestrated by Roger Vuataz

Hermann Scherchen

Orchester Radio Beromünster

Decca / Tahra / History

Nov 1949

2-CD / TT: 98:45

1st recording of Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 by H. Scherchen.
Review: Scherchen AoF
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Complete Recordings 1950-1959 >

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron & Thomas Radleff (January 2004 - March 2017)
Thanks to contributors: Farhan Malik (October 2011), Peter Smaill (June 2006)

Die Kunst der Fugue BWV 1080: Details
Recordings:
1900-1949 | 1950-1959 | 1960-1969 | 1970-1979 | 1980-1989 | 1990-1999 | 2000-2009 | 2010-2019
Comparative Review:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5
Reviews of Individual Recordings:
AOF - E. Aldwell | AOF - R. Alessandrini | AOF - M.v. Delft | AOF - J. MacGregor | AOF - Phantasm | AOF - G. Ritchie | AOF - H. Scherchen | AOF - P. Taussig
General Discussions:
Part 1 | MD: The Art of Fugue
Discussions of Individual Recordings:
AOF - T. Koopman
Articles:
The Art of Fugue: Expanding the Limits! [E. Demeyere]


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