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Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080
Recordings - Part 3

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

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Bach: The Art of the Fugue · Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 (excerpts) · Prelude & Fugue on BACH, BWV 898 [K-6]

 

1. Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 - Contrapunctus 1-9
2. Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 - Contrapunctus 1, 2, 4, 14
2. Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 - Contrapunctus 9, 11, 13
Prelude & Fugue in B flat major on the Name BACH BWV 898 [5:21]

Glenn Gould (Organ) [1] [1960 Casavant]
Glenn Gould (Piano) [2, 3, 4]

Sony

Jan-Feb 1962 [1]; Nov 1967 [3]; Apr 1980 [4]; Spring 1981 [2]

CD / TT: 69:36

Recorded at All Saints' Anglican Church, Toronto, Canada & Chapel of the Theological College, New York City [1]; CBC tevision broadcast, CBC Studios, Canada [2, 3]; Eaton's Auditorium, Toronto, Canada [4].
Includes only the first 9 Contrapuncti on organ; was intended as volume one of a complete recording, which was never finished. Contapuncti 1, 2, 4, 9, 11, 13 14 on piano from later recordings.
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18

Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge [A-2]
J.S. Bach: Violinkonzerte - Violinsnaten - Die Kunst der Fuge

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080, arranged for string quintet & 2 harpsichords

Collegium Aureum (4 strings & 2 harpsicords)

Ulrich Grelhling (Violin); Ulrich Koch (Alt-viola); Gunther Lemmen (Tenor-viola); Reinhold Johann Buhl (Cello); Johannes Koch (Violone); Fritz Neumeyer (Harpsichord); Lilly Berger (Harpsichord)

(DHM) Orbis / IPIX / BASF [LP]
Membran/Concerto Royale [CD]

Apr 1962

2-LP / TT: ~ 89:23
3-CD / TT:

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19

Bach: Art of the Fugue

 

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080, transcribed by Samuel Baron

Samuel Baron

Fine Arts Quartet & New York Woodwind Quintet

Leonard Sorkin (Violin); Abram Loft (Violin); Irving Ilmer (Viola); George Sopkin (Cello)
Samuel Baron (Flute); Ronald Roseman (Oboe); David Glazer (Clarinet); Ralph Froelich (French Horn); Arthur Weisberg (Bassoon)

Concert-Disc
Centaur

1962

2-LP / TT:
CD / TT:

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20

Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge (?)

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080

Schneider (Organ)

FSM

c1962

LP / TT:

 

21

Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge (?)

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080

Schuba (Organ)

Christophorus

c1962

LP / TT:

 

22

J.S. Bach: l’art de la fugue

 

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080, arranged for three organs

Ensemble Wolfgang von Karajan

Wolfgang von Karajan, Hedy von Karajan, Hans Andrae (Walcker positive organs, 3 of them) [Grande Salle of the Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria]

André Charlin Disques (Schwann)

Jun 1963

CD / TT: 87:26

 

23

J.S. Bach: L'art de la fugue [2-LP] [A-1]
Karl Ristenpart Conducts J.S Bach L'art De La Fugue BWV 1080 [2-CD]
[A-1]

 

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080, includes Counterpoint 1, 3, 2, 4, 14, 5-7, 15, 12-13, 16, arranged for chamber orchestra by Helmut Winschermann

Karl Ristenpart

Saarländischer Rundfunk Kammerorchester (Orchestre de chambre de la Radiodiffusion sarroise )

Huguette Dreyfus (Harpsichord); Robert Veyron-Lacroix (Harpsichord)

Erato STU 70188-70189
Erato

Oct 29, 1963

2-LP / TT:
2-CD / TT:

Recorded at Saar, Fraulautern Minte, Germany.
1st recording of Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 by K. Ristenpart.
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24

J.S. Bach: The Art of Fugue / Musical Offering

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080

Karl Münchinger

Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra

Decca

Feb 1965

2-LP / TT:
2-CD / TT: 91:49

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25

J.S. Bach: L’Art de la Fugue [A-4]
J.S. Bach: L’Arte della fuga

 

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080, orchestration by Hermann Scherchen

Hermann Scherchen

Orchestre de La Radio-Television Suisse Italienne (Lugano)

Luciano Sgrizzi (Harpsichord)

Accord

May 14, 1965

2-CD / TT: 106:02

Recorded live in Lugano, Switzerland.
2nd recording of Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 by H. Scherchen.
Review: Scherchen AoF
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26

Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge - Art of the Fugue [A-5]

 

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080, instrumentation by Hermann Scherchen

Hermann Scherchen

Members of Vienna Radio Orchestra & Vienna Symphony Orchestra

Herbert Tachezi (Harpsichord)

Westminster (J) / MCA

Jun 1965

2-CD / TT: 108:18 / 109:18

Recorded at Mozartsaal, Vienna, Austria.
3rd recording of Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 by H. Scherchen.
1st recording of Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 by H. Tachezi.
Review: Scherchen AoF

27

J.S. Bach: L’Art de la Fugue [A-6]

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080, instrumentation by Hermann Scherchen [94:28]; Including rehearsal.

Hermann Scherchen

CBC Toronto Chamber Orchestra

Kenneth Gilbert (Harpsichord)

Tahra

Dec 1965

2-CD / TT: 122:26

4th recording of Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 by H. Scherchen.
1st recording of Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 by K. Gilbert.
Review: Scherchen AoF
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28

Bach: Art of the Fugue [A-1]

Bach-L. Isaacs: Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080, arranged for chamber orchestra

George Malcolm

Members of the Philomusica of London

-

Argo ZRG-5421-5422
Decca Ace of Diamonds SDD-356-7

1965

2-LP / TT:

Recorded in London, England.
1st recording of Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 by G. Malcolm.

29

Bach: Art of the Fugue [A-2]

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080

George Malcolm

The Thuringian Bach Orchestra

The Canons are played by Johannes Ernst Köhler (Organ)

Baroque Music Club

Mid 1960 ?

CD / TT: 74:28

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30

J.S. Bach: L'Art de la fugue (Die Kunst der Fuge) [A-2]
Bach: Oeuvres pour Orchestre [B-1]

Bach-Bitsch: Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080, arranged for orchestra

Karl Ristenpart

Orchestre de Chambre de la Sarre

Georg-Friedrich Hendel (Violin); André Navarra (Cello); Michel Debost (Flute); Alain Marion (Flute); Lucien Debray (Oboe); Jacques Chambon (Oboe); Maurice Bourgue (Horn); Maurice Allard (Bassoon); Roger Dupont (Bassoon)

Le Club Français du disque 138-139
Accord
Nonesuch 73013
Musidisc RC-744
Accord 465893

Jun 16-19, 1966

2-LP / TT: 90:16
2-LP / TT: 90:16
2-LP / TT: 90:16
2-LP / TT: 90:16
6-CD / TT: 381:25

Recorded at Saarlouis-Fraulautern, Saarebrücken, Germany.
2nd recording of Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 by K. Ristenpart.
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31

Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge [A-2]

 

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080, instrumentation and realization by Milan Munclinger

Milan Munclinger

Ars Rediviva Orchestra Prague

Viktorie Švihlíková (Harpsichord); Josef Hála (Harpsichord); Jiři Mihule (Oboe); Stanislav Duchoň (Oboe, Oboe da caccia); Karel Bidlo, Jan Mészáros (Bassoons); Břetislav Ludovík, Václav Snítil, Jiři Baxa, Jan Plšek, Jan Hölzel, Jan Köhler, Josef Kroft, Robert Mjazga (Violins); Jaroslav Motlík, Vladimír Klár, Karel Řehák (Violas); František Sláma, Karel Novotnýýý, Ladislav Popíšil (Cellos); František Pošta (Double-bass)

Supraphon SV 8368-9/DV 6258-9
Crossroads 22160008

1966

2-LP / TT:

1st recording of Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 by M. Munclinger.

32

Bach: The Keyboard Album - Featuring The Italian Concerto & Art of the Fugue [K-1]

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080

Charles Rosen (Piano); Olsen Archers (Piano, tracks 12-15)

Sony

Jan, Mar 1967

CD / TT: 74:23

Recorded at 30th Street Studios, New York City, NY, USA.
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33

J.S. Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge [C-5]

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080

Isolde Ahlgrimm (Pedal Harpsichord) [Ammer pedal harpsichord, 1937/1941]; assisted by Friederike Bretschneider-Resele on a few tracks

Tudor 06100-1 / Belvedere

1969 (or May 1967)

LP / TT:
CD / TT: 93:18

2nd recording of AOF BWV 1080 by I. Ahlgrimm.

34

Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge - The Art of Fugue / Orgelkonzerte – Organ Concertos

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080, arranged by Wolfgang Graeser

Johannes-Ernst Köhler (Organ) [1746 Hildebrandt, St. Wenzel's, Naumburg, Germany]

Berlin Classics

June 1967

2-CD / TT: 89:50

This recording predates the recent restoration of the organ.
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35

Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge (?)

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080, H.Scherchen´s orchestration.

Richard Travis

Radio-Sinfonieorchester Frankfurt

Edith Picht-Axenfeld (Harpsichord)

Hessischer Rundfunk – unreleased

1968

? / TT:

 

36

Bach: The Art of Fugue, 4 Solo Organ Concertos [A-1]

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080, with Final Fugue completed by L. Rogg. [93:39]

Lionel Rogg (Organ)

EMI Classics

May 1969

2-LP / TT:
2-CD / TT: 141:49

Recorded at Cathédrale St Pierre , Geneva, Switzerland.
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37

J.S. Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge - The Art of the Fugue [A-3]

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 []

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord); Bob van Asperen (Harpsichord)

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

Jun 1969

CD / TT: 80:01

Recorded at Schloß Kirchheim, Cedernsaal, Germany.
2nd recording of Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 by G. Leonhardt. 
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38

J.S. Bach: die kunst der fuge bwv. 1080 [A-1]

From Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080:
Canon alla Duodecima in Contrapuncto alla Quinta
Fuga a 2 Clav. Rectus
Fuga a 2 Clav. inversus

Frigyes Sándor

Ferenc Liszt Chamber Orchestra

János Sebestyén (Hapsichord); Zsuzsa Pertis (Harpsichord)

Hungaroton

Jul 21-Aug 6, 1969

LP / TT:

Recorded in Pannonhalma, Hungary.

39

Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge (?)

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080

Herbert Hoffman (Organ)

Pelca-Iramac

Late 1960’s ?

LP / TT:

 

40

Bach: Art of the Fugue [A-2]
J.S. Bach:Musikalisches Opfer (L'offrande musicale) et Die Kunst der Fuge (L'art de la fugue) [A-3]

 

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080, in a version by Paul Kuentz [80:31]

Paul Kuentz

Paul Kuentz Chamber Orchestra (Orchestre de Chambre Paul Kuentz)

Marie-Claire Alain (or Françoise Gangloff) (Organ); Monique Frasca-Colombier (Violin); Christos Michalakados (Viola); Jean Louis Hardy (Cello)

Club National du Disque CND-41-1/2
Collection Paul Kuentz CPK-500-065

1960’s (?)

2-LP / TT: 80:31
2-CD / TT: 138:33

Recorded at…
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J.S. Bach: Art of Fugue/L'Art de la Fugue [A-1]

 

Bach-L. Isaacs: Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080, scored for chamber orchestra: Contrapunctus V [4:13], Contrapunctus VII [4:26], Canon [2:40], Contrapunctus XIIa [2:16], Contrapunctus XIIb [2:17], Contrapunctus XI [8:02]

Leonard Isaacs

CBC Chamber Orchestra

-

Radio-Canada Transcription (RCI) Programme 157

1960’s (?)

LP / TT: 24 min

Recorded in Montreal, Canada.

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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron & Thomas Radleff (January 2004 - July 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Girard Bowe (July 2013), Guy Glenet (February 2008), Paul Hodges (May 2005), Teddy Kaufman (July 2007), Bradley Lehman (January 2004), John Simkiss (January 2009), Jana Slámová (June 2007)

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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