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Well-Tempered Clavier Book I, BWV 846-869
Recordings - Part 2

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

Complete Recordings - 1950-1959

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J.S. Bach: The Whohltempereirte Klavier I&II [K-7]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869 [90:15]

Walter Gieseking (Piano)

Deutsche Grammophon

Mar-Apr 1950

3-CD / TT: 210:28

Recorded by Saar Radio, Germany.

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J.S. Bach: Complete Works for Harpsichord Vol. 1 [A-1]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Isolde Ahlgrimm (Harpsichord)

Philips A00157-9 L

Dec 9-21, 1951

LP / TT:

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.

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Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier 1 & 2 [K-3]


WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869 [129:29]

Rosalyn Tureck (Piano)

Deutsche Grammophon (from American Decca)

Dec 1952 - May 1953

4-CD / TT: 295:48

1st recording of WTC1 by R. Tureck. Recorded in New York, USA.
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J.S. Bach: Complete Piano Works - Album V: Well-Tempered Clavier Book I [K-5]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Gunnar Johansen (Double Keyboard Piano)

Artist Direct

Early 1950's

3-LP / TT:

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

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J.S. Bach: Piano Recitals [K-0]

WTC1: Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-851 [26:26]

Tatiana Nikolayeva (Piano)

Hungaroton

Mar 18 & 20, 1955

CD / TT: 58:36

Recorded at the Hungaroton Studio, Hungary.
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Bach: Das wohltemperierte Klavier, Teil I [K-1]

 

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Robert Riefling (Piano)

Metronome MCLP-85011-85012
Metronome MCEP-3048.

1958

2-LP / TT:

1st recording of WTC 1 by R. Riefling.

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J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemprierte Klavier, Teil I BWV 846-869 [K-6]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Ralph Kirkpatrick (Clavichord)

Archiv Produktion

Aug-Sep 1959

2-CD / TT: 105:59

Recorded at Polydor Studio, Paris, France. 1st recording of WTC 1 by R. Kirkpatrick.
Review: Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 from Kirkpatrick
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Bach: Well Tempered Clavier (Complete)
J.S. Bach: Well Tempered Clavier (The Art of Samuel Feinberg, Vol. 1)
Bach: Well Tempered Clavier-Samuel Feinberg, Vol. 1
[K-4]

 

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869 [108:14 / 108:01]

Samuel Feinberg (Piano)

Russian Disc / Classical Record / Talents of Russia / Arlecchino [Vol. 1]

1959 / 1958-1961

4-CD / TT: 222:32 / 221:18

Recorded in Moscow, Russia.
Review: Samuel Feinberg’s Well Tempered Clavier (3 Parts)
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J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier [K-1]

 

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869 []
WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893 []

Maurice Cole (Piano)

Classics Club Records X534-9 / Saga 5131

Recorded: Late 1950's ?
Printed by Saga: 1962

6-LP / TT:

 

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Bach: The well tempered piano, book 1 [K-4]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869 []

Alexander Borowsky (Piano)

Tondo CX 12 302

Late 1950's ?

2-LP / TT:

 

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (December 2006 – October 2010)
Thanks to contributors: Teddy Kaufman (March 2007, May 2007), Gustavo Quandt (June 2007)

Well Tempered Clavier Book I, BWV 846-869: 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:
WTC I - D. Barenboim [D. Satz] | WTC I - D. Barenboim [P. Bright] | WTC I - L. Beausejouir & A. Vieru | WTC I - T. Fellner | WTC I - E. Fischer | WTC I - M. Horszowski | WTC I - C. Jaccottet | WTC I - R. Kirkpatrick | WTC I - T. Koopman | WTC I - W. Landowska | WTC I - R. Levin | WTC I - O. Mustonen | WTC I - E. Parmentier | WTC I - S. Richter | WTC I - S. Schepkin
General Discussions:
Part 1
Discussions of Individual Recordings:
WTC I - T. Fellner
Well Tempered Clavier Book II, BWV 870-893: 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 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9
Reviews of Individual Recordings:
WTC II - D. Barenboim [P. Bright] | WTC II - G. Cooper | WTC II - F. Gulda | WTC II - A. Hewitt | WTC II - R. Kirkpatrick | WTC II - J. Middleton
General Discussions:
Part 1
Well Tempered Clavier Books I&II, BWV 846-893:
Reviews of Individual Recordings:
WTC I&II - B.v. Asperen, S. Ross & G. Wilson | WTC I&II - E. Crochet | WTC I&II - O. Dantone | WTC I&II - S. Feinberg | WTC I&II - A. Hewitt | WTC II&II - T. Nikolayeva | WTC II&II - L. Thiry [N. Halliday] | WTC I&II - Z. Ruzickova

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