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Well-Tempered Clavier Book II, BWV 870-893
Recordings - Part 7

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

Complete Recordings 2000-2009

< Complete Recordings 1990-1999

Complete Recordings 2010-2019 >

78

J.S. Bach: 48 Preludes and Fugues [V-1] [V-1]
J.S. Bach: Das wohltemperierte Clavier I & II

3. WTC 2: 12 Preludes & Fugues Nos. 1-12 BWV 870-881
4. WTC 2: 12 Preludes & Fugues Nos. 13-24 BWV 882-893

Nikolai Demidenko (Piano) [3]; Angela Hewitt (Piano) [4]

Image Entertainment / EuroArts

Feb 2000

2-DVD / TT: 260:00

Recorded at the Palazzo Labia, Venice, Italy [3]; Die Wartburg, Eisenach, Germany [4]. 2nd recording of WTC 2: P&F 13-24 by A. Hewitt.
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79

Bach: Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Clavier, Teil II, BWV 870-893 (The Well Tempered Clavier - Book 2) [K-2]

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893

Ottavio Dantone (Harpsichord)

Arts Music

Jun 2000

2-CD / TT: 146:04

Recorded at Sala del Refettorio de S. Vitale, Ravenna, Italy.
Review: WTC By Ottavio Dantone
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80

Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2 [K-3]

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893

Robert Levin (Fortepiano, Clavichord, Harpsichord, Organ)

Hänssler

May 2000

2-CD / TT: 136:01

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81

J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier [K-1]

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

Evelyne Crochet (Piano)

Music & Arts

Sep 2000

4-CD / TT: 259:36

Recorded Academy of Arts & Letters, New York City, NY, USA.
Review: Evelyne Crochet Records Bach's Well Tempered Clavier
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82

J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier I & II BWV 846-893 [K-1]

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

Mehmet Okonşar (Piano)

LMO Records

Summer 2000

3-CD / TT: 321:59

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83

J.S. Bach: Le Clavier Bien Tempéré, Second Livre [K-2]

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893

Frédéric Desenclos (Organ) [1-12: Rémy Mahler] [13-24: historic organ]

Triton

2001

2-CD / TT:

Recorded at Saint-Etienne-de-Baïgorry au Pays Basque, France [1-12]; Kerk St-Maarten, Zaltbommel, Holland [13-24].
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84

The Koroliov Series Vol. VI - J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier II BWV 870-893 [K-6]

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893

Evgeni Koroliov (piano)

Tacet 104

2001

2-CD / TT: 144:42

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85

Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, Teil 1-2 [Box Set] [K-4]

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

Marga Scheurich-Henschel (Harpsichord)

Da Camera Magna

2001 ?

4-CD / TT:

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86

Bach: The Well-Tepmpered Clavier Book 2 (Complete) [K-1]

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893

Albert Wong (Piano)

Ivory Classics

May 7-11, 2000

2-CD / TT: 134:00

Recorded at Fernleaf Abbey, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
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87

J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemeprierte Clavier II [K-2]

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893

Hans-Georg Schäfer (Piano)

Bella Musica

2002

2-CD / TT:

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88

J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier 2 [K-4]
J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavichord, BWV 846-893 [B-1]

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893

Jaroslav Tůma (Clavichord) [Martin Kather (1990), after David Tannenberg (1960)]

Supraphon
2HP

Jan 2000

2-CD / TT:

Recorded at the Vrchovnia Studio, Studénki u Jihlavy.
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89

J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier 2 (Bach Complete Vol. 8) [K-8]
J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier 1 & 2 [Box Set] [B-1]

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893 [134:41]

Ivo Janssen (Piano)

Void (CODAEX)

2003

2-CD / TT: 134:41
4-CD / TT: 248:02

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90

J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Vol. 2 [K-1]

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893

Edward Wood (Piano)

Eroica Classical 3121

Mar 27-28, 2004

3-CD / TT: 180:28

Recorded live at Our Lady of Jasna Gora Church, Clinton, MA, USA.
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91

J.S Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier [K-1]

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893 [126:02]

Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)

Decca

Mar 2004

4-CD / TT: 237:34

Recorded at Potton Hall, Suffolk, England.
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92

J.S. Bach Well-tempered Clavier, Book II [K-4]
J.S. Bach: Well-tempered Clavier, Books 1 & 2 [B-1]

 

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893

Jill Crossland (Piano)

Signum Classics

Aug 15-17, 2004

2-CD / TT: 154:28
4-CD / TT: 283:24

Recorded at West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge, England.
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93

Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier Book 2 [K-2]

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893

Daniel-Ben Pienaar (Piano)

Magnatune

Autumn 2004

2-CD / TT: 120:35

Recorded at…
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94

J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier - 48 Preludes & Fugues played in Thomas Young's Well Temperament [K-2]

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

Frank French (Piano) [Boesendorfer 225 concert piano], played in Thomas Young's Well Temperament of 1799

Alpenglo Graphics CD-1001-1004
=

Nov 22-26, 2004; May 21-23, 2005; Nov 9, 2005

4-CD / TT: 251:21

Recorded at…
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95

J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II [K-3]
J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Books I & II [Box Set] [B-1]

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893

Daniel Barenboim (Piano)

Warner Classics

Dec 2004

3-CD / TT: 167:07
5-CD / TT: 291:51

Recorded at Teldex Studio, Berlin, Germany.
Review: Well-Tempered Clavier Book II - played by Daniel Barenboim [P. Bright]
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96

J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II [K-1]

Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II, BWV 870-893

Jeffrey Middleton (Piano)

One Soul Recordings PLR-2004.07.18

Dec 2004

2-CD / TT: 139:58

Recorded at One Soul Studios, New York City, NY, USA.
Review: Jeffrey Middleton Performs Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier
Listen to samples from the album at: Jeffrey Middletone Website

97

J.S. Bach: Le Clavier Bien Tempéré 1 + 2 [K-1]

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893 [172:17]

Michaël Lévinas (Piano)

Accord

2004

5-CD / TT: 304:44

 

98

J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I and II (Complete) [K-3]

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893 [148:31]

Gianluca Luisi (Piano)

Centaur CRC-3040/43

May 17-18, 2005

4-CD / TT: 265:10

Recorded at Temple du Pierre Nicole Paris 16, France.

99

J.S. Bach: The Well Tempered Clavier, Vol. 2 [K-3]

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893

Julia Cload (Piano)

Meridian

2005

2-CD / TT: 150:37

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100

J.S. Bach: Das Woltemperirte Klavier II [K-9]

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893

Masaaki Suzuki (Harpsichord)

BIS

2005

2-CD / TT:

 

101

J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemprierte Klavier Teil II [K-5]

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893

Karl-Andreas Kolly (Piano)

Meister Music 1163-64

2005 ?

2-CD / TT:

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102

J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Clavier - II [K-5]

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893

Andreï Vieru (Piano)

Alpha

2005 ?

3-CD / TT:

 

103

J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier Vol. II [K-3]

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

Barbara Klinkhammer (Harpsichord) [Rainer Schütze 1980]

Dohr

2006

2-CD / TT:

 

104

J.S. Bach: Well-Tempered Klavier [K-2]

 

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893

Stefano Greco (Piano)

Brancusi Classics

2006-2007 ?

4-CD TT:

Not yet released.

105

Bach: Das Wohltemeprierte Clavier, Vol. 2 [K-6]

 

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893

Richard Egarr (Harpsichord) [harpsichord by Joel Katzman modeled on a 1638 Ruckers original, re-voiced in quill and tuned according to a system which recent research suggests may have been Bach's own]

Harmonia Mundi 90743334

May 2007

2-CD / TT: 160:46

Recorded at St. Jude's-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, England.
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106

J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier [K-1]

 

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

Albert Landa (Piano) [Steinway Model B piano]

ABC Classics 4764556

Jun 9, Jul 1, Aug 18, Oct 2 & 27, 2009

4-CD / TT:

Recorded at the home of Paul and Sandra Saltieri, Castlecrag, Sydney, Australia. Executive Producers: Martin Buzacott, Robert Patterson; Recording Producer & Engineer: Max Harding; Editing: Max Harding, Albert Landa; Mastering: Max Harding, Virginia Read; Piano Technician: Ara Vartoukian, Theme and Variations.
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107

J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier II [K-2]

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893

Pascal Vigneron (Organ); Christine Auger (Harpsichord); Dimitri Vassilakis (Piano)

Quantum 7043

Sep 22-28, 2007

2-CD / TT: 138:36

World premiere recording with the three instruments tuned to Werckmeister III temperament.
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108/1

J.S. Bach: The Well Tempered Clavier, book 2 part 1 [K-3]

WTC 2: 12 Preludes & Fugues Nos. 1-12 BWV 870-881

Peter Weiss (Piano)

Music Studio

2007

CD / TT:

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108/2

J.S. Bach: The Well Tempered Clavier, book 2 part 2 [K-4]

WTC 2: 12 Preludes & Fugues Nos. 13-24 BWV 882-893

Peter Weiss (Piano)

Music Studio

2007

CD / TT:

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109

J.S. Bach: Le Clavier bien tempéré, Livre 2 · Das Wohltemperierte Klavier Buch 2 [K-3]

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

Zhu Xiao-Mei (Piano)

Mirare

2007

2-CD / TT:

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110

J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier I/II [K-1]

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

Erling R. Eriksen (Piano)

Universitetet i Stavanger UIS-2007

2007 [released Mar 2007]

4-CD / TT: 249:47

Recorded at Universitetet i Stavanger, Norway (?).
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111

Konstantin Lifschitz Plays Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier Books I & II [K-6]

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

Konstantin Lifschitz (Piano)

VAI 4488

Mar 30, 2008

DVD / TT: 265:00

Recorded live at Miami Inernational Piano Festival at Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Florida, USA.
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112

J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, Buch II BWV 846-869 [K-7]
J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, Buch I & II [B-1]

 

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

Roger Woodward (Piano)

Celestial Harmonies 19921-5
Celestial Harmonies 19922-5

Aug 7-22, 2008

3-CD / TT: 160:00
5-CD / TT: 279:56

Recorded in Wörthsee, Bavaria, Germany.
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113

Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier [K-12]

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

Angela Hewitt (piano)

Hyperion 67741-4

Sep 8-16, 2008

4-CD / TT: 270:22

Recorded at Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin, Germany.
2nd recording of WTC 2 Part 2 by A. Hewitt.
3rd recording of WTC 2 Part 2 by A. Hewitt.
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114

J.S. Bach: Well Tempered Clavier, Book II [K-5]

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893

Craig Sheppard (Piano)

Roméo Records 7269-70

2008

2-CD / TT:

 

115

Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier · Das Wohltemperierte Klavier [K-10]

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893 [153:49]

Pieter-Jan Belder (Harpsichord)

Brillant Classics 93892

2008

4-CD / TT: 268:46

2nd recording of WTC by P.J. Belder.
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116

J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier 1&2 [K-3]

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

Višnja Mažuran (Harpsichord)

Aulos Koncert ured Varaždin

2008 (?)

4-CD / TT:

Source: Aulos Koncert ured Varaždin

117

J. S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Clavier, Book II [K-6]

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893 [177:44]

Peter Watchorn (Pedal Harpsichord)

Musica Omnia MO-0202

Apr 26-30, 2009

2-CD / TT: 186:34

Recorded at St. Mary of the Hills, Milton, Massachusetts, USA.
1st Complete recording of WTC 2 using Bradley Lehman's tuning system.
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118

J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier - Teil II [K-1]

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893

Sébastien Guillot (Harpsichord)

Saphir Productions LVC-1136

Apr-May 2009

2-CD / TT: 156:33
MP3 / TT: 153:17

Recorded at Église de la Resurrection, Paris, France. World premiere recording of the original autograph manuscript (Source: London, British Library).
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< Complete Recordings 1990-1999

Complete Recordings 2010-2019 >

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (February 2007 - May 2013)
Thanks to contributors: 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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