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English Suites BWV 806-811

German Title

Englische Suiten

English Title

English Suites

French Title

Suites anglaises

Spanish Title

Suites inglesi

Works

English Suites (6), for keyboard, BWV 806-811
English Suite for keyboard No. 1 in A major, BWV 806
English Suite for keyboard No. 2 in A minor, BWV 807
English Suite for keyboard No. 3 in G minor, BWV 808
English Suite for keyboard No. 4 in F major, BWV 809
English Suite for keyboard No. 5 in E minor, BWV 810
English Suite for keyboard No. 6 in D minor, BWV 811
English Suite for keyboard in A major (early, alternative version), BWV 806a

Scoring

Harpsichord

Score

References

Composed

BGA

NBA

BC

First Published

BWV 806

At the latest during the Köthen period

XLV/I

V/7

L13

1841

BWV 807

By 1725 at the latest (Dürr)

XLV/I

V/7

L14

Berlin, 1828

BWV 808

By 1725 at the latest (Dürr)

XLV/I

V/7

L15

BWV 808/6 in a collection containing other composers, this single mvt. appears as "Musette" Berlin, 1760 [This is the earliest record of any part of the English Suites appearing in print.). Complete Suite: 1841

BWV 809

By 1725 at the latest (Dürr)

XLV/I

V/7

L16

Berlin, 1828

BWV 810

By 1725 at the latest (Dürr)

XLV/I

V/7

L17

Berlin, 1830

BWV 811

By 1725 at the latest (Dürr)

XLV/I

V/7

L18

Leipzig, 1812/1813

BWV 806a

Probably Weimar period

       

BWV 806-811

First Published: (Czerny, French edition without place of printing), 1841 [The first complete printed edition containing all the suites in the proper sequence.]

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Recordings

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

Reviews

Comparative Review: Bach’s English Suites: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6
Review: Hewitt’s English Suites
Review: Perahia’s Bach
Review: Bach Keyboard Recordings from Wolfgang Rübsam, Part 4
Review: New Bach English Suites from Titanic

Discussions

General Discussions: Part 1

Articles

 

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English Suites (BWV 806–811)

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English Suites (7), for keyboard, BWV 806-811

Commentary

AMG / James Reel

English Suite, for keyboard No. 1 in A major, BWV 806

Commentary

AMG / John Keillor

English Suite, for keyboard No. 2 in A minor, BWV 807

Commentary

AMG / James Reel

English Suite, for keyboard No. 3 in G minor, BWV 808

Commentary

AMG / James Reel

English Suite, for keyboard No. 4 in F major, BWV 809

Commentary

AMG / David Kent

English Suite, for keyboard No. 5 in E minor, BWV 810

Commentary

AMG / James Reel

English Suite, for keyboard No. 6 in D minor, BWV 811

Commentary

AMG / James Reel

     

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Prepared by Aryeh Oron (January 2004 - April 2011)
Thanks to contributors: Thomas Braatz (January 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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