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English Suites BWV 806-811
Recordings - Part 2

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

Complete Recordings 1950-1959

12

Walter Gieseking: Broadcast Recitals, 1949-1951 [M&A]
Bach: 4 Suites Inglesi no 2, 3, 4, 6 [Urania]
[K-8]

3. English Suite No. 2 in A minor, BWV 807 [14:25]
4. English Suite No. 3 in G minor, BWV 808 [12:37]
5. English Suite No. 4 in F major, BWV 809 [12:01]
6. English Suite No. 6 in D minor, BWV 811 [20:56]

Walter Gieseking (Piano)

Music & Arts 4743
Urania

Apr 6, 1950 [6]; Jun 2, 1950 [5]; Jun 3, 1950 [3-4];

4-CD / TT: 306:06
CD / TT: 59:54

Recorded in Saarbrücken, Germany by German broadcast. Urania includes [3-6] only.
3rd recording of English Suite No. 6 BWV 811 by W. Gieseking.
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13

J.S. Bach: English Suite No. 2 in A Minor; English Suite No, 3 in G Minor [K-5]

English Suite No. 2 in A minor, BWV 807 []
English Suite No. 3 in G minor, BWV 808 []

Alice Ehlers (Harpsichord)

Allegro Galaxy ALG-3017

1950

LP / TT:

Recorded at

14

Bach Festival: Prades, 1950, Vol. 2 [K-1]

English Suite No. 5 BWV 810 [21:14]

Mieczyslaw Horszowski (Piano)

Pearl

1950

2-CD / TT: 146:04

Recorded at Bach Festival, Prades.
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15

Les Introuvables de Marcelle Meyer, Vol. 3 [K-1]

English Suite No. 4 in F major, BWV 809 []

Marcelle Meyer (Piano)

EMI Classics

1950

5-CD / TT: 349:48

Recorded at Salle Adyar, Paris, France.
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16

Bach: English Suites, Vol. 1 & 2 [K-3]

English Suites BWV 806-811 []

Reine Gianoli (Piano)

Westminster XWN 18382/18383

Early 1950's ?

2-LP / TT:

 

17

J.S. Bach: Complete Piano Works - Album VII: 6 English Suites [K-7]

English Suites BWV 806-811 []

Gunnar Johansen (Double Keyboard Piano)

Artist Direct

Early 1950's

3-LP / TT:

Recorded at Gunnar Johansensen's house, Blue Mounds, Wisconsin, USA.

18

Bach: English Suites [K-3]

English Suites BWV 806-811 []

Fernando Valenti (Harpsichord)

Westminster 305
Composers Collection

Early 1950s

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

 

19

J.S. Bach: Complete Works for Harpsichord Vol. 4 [A-4]

English Suites BWV 806-811 []

Isolde Ahlgrimm (Harpsichord)

Philips A00 169-71 L

May 23-27, 1952

LP / TT:

1st recording of English Suites BWV 806-811 by I. Ahlgrimm. Recorded at Linke Wienzeile 42, Vienna on an Ammer harpsichord and pedal harpsichord built in 1941. Issued 1953. Re-issued in 1976 in two boxes of 10 LPs: 6747053/4. English Suites BWV 806-811 were reissued on Baroque Music Club BACH-7578 [2-CD, 115:10]

20

Bach: Six English Suites [K-3]

English Suites BWV 806-811 []

Alexander Borowsky (Piano)

Vox PL 7852

1952 [P 1953]

2-LP / TT:

 

21

J.S. Bach: English Suite No. 5 in E Minor; English Suite No. 6 in D Minor [K-6]

English Suite No. 5 in E minor, BWV 810 []
English Suite No. 6 in D minor, BWV 811 []

Alice Ehlers (Harpsichord)

Allegro Elite 3094

1953

LP / TT:

Recorded at

22

Récital Piano - Walter Gieseking - Bach, Schumann [K-9]

English Suite No. 6 in D minor, BWV 811 [18:49]

Walter Gieseking (Piano)

Forlane 16590

1953 (?)

CD / TT:

Recorded live.

4th recording of English Suite No. 6 BWV 811 by W. Gieseking.
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23

? [K-2]

English Suite No. 2 in A minor, BWV 807 ? []
English Suite No. 5 in E minor, BWV 810 ? []

Millicent Silver (Harpsichord)

Classics Club

Mid 1950's ?

LP / TT:

 

24

J.S. Bach: English Suites [K-2]
The Complete 1950s Bach Recordings on Archiv [Box Set]
[B-2]

English Suites BWV 806-811 [20:49, 23:17, 18:59, 19:01, 19:05, 25:31]

Ralph Kirkpatrick (Harpsichord)

Archiv Produktion

May-Jun 1956

3-LP / TT:
8-CD / TT: 597:27

Recorded at Herkules-Saal, Munich, Germany.
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25

Bach Recital / Piano Music of Bach [K-5]


English Suite No. 6 in D minor, BWV 811 []

Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)

Decca

Oct 1956

LP, CD / TT:

Recorded at Victoria Hall, Genève, Switzerland.

26

Dame Myra Hess plays works by Bach, Haydn [K-8]

English Suite No. 2 in A minor, BWV 807 [20:56]

Myra Hess (Piano)

BBC Legends

Nov 2, 1956

CD / TT: 76:00

Recorded at BBC Studios, London, England.

27

Ovation to Sidney Foster [K-1]

English Suite No. 2 in A minor, BWV 807 [15:38]

Sidney Foster (Piano)

International Piano Archives at Maryland IPAM-1204

Mar 5, 1959

2-CD / TT: 150:18

Recorded live at Indiana University, Bloomington, Iindiana, USA.
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28

J.S. Bach: English Suites [K-2]


English Suites BWV 806-811 []

Helmut Walcha (Harpsichord) [Ammer]

EMI - Electrola

Mar 1959

2-LP / TT:

Recorded at Thienhaus-Studio, Hamburg, Germany.

 

29

The German Harpsichord [K-8]

English Suite No. 5 in E minor, BWV 810 []

Ruggero Gerlin (Harpsichord)

Lumen LD2 408

1950's ?

LP / TT:

 

30

Bach: Concerto in the Italian Style in F major, etc. [K-1]

English Suite No. 3 in G minor, BWV 808: Gavott I, Gavotte II, Gigue []

Gerard Hengeveld (Piano)

Philips

1950's

10" LP / TT:

 

31

J.S. Bach: English Suite No. 5 in E minor; Frensh Suite No. 5 in G major [K-1]

 

English Suite No. 5 in E minor, BWV 810 [16:16]

Margarita Fyodorova (Piano)

Supraphon LPM-72

Late 1950s (?)

LP / TT:

Recorded in Prague, Czechoslovakia.
Listen to this recording on YouTube: Part 1 [7:40] | Part 2 [10:01]

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (January 2004 - January 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Teddy Kaufman (January 2007, March 2007, June-July 2007), Henri Nijsten (June 2011), Teri Noel Towe (May 2007)

English Suites BWV 806-811: 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 | Part 6
Reviews of Individual Recordings:
English - A. Hewitt | English - M. Perahia Vol. 2 | English - P. Watchorn | W. Rübsam - Part 4
General Discussions:
Part 1

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