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Bach-Busoni
Piano Transcriptions of Bach’s Works & Works inspired by Bach, by Ferruccio Busoni
Recordings - Part 2

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

Recordings 1950-1959

23

Busoni And His Circle, Volume II [K-5]

Bach-Busoni: Chaconne (Mvt. 5) from Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004, transcribed for piano [12:57]

Egon Petri (Piano)

Pearl

May 15, 1950

TT: 78:01

Recorded in Portland, Oregon, USA.
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24

Dinu Lipatti Plays Bach, Mozart, Scarlatti & Schubert [K-1]
Dinu Lipatti Plays Bach [K-3]

 

Bach-Busoni: Chorale Prelude Nun komm' der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659, transcribed for piano [4:01]
Bach-Busoni: Chorale Prelude Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639, transcribed for piano [2:55]

Dinu Lipatti (Piano)

EMI Classics
IDIS

Jul 6-10, 1950

CD / TT: 59:27
CD / TT: 57:15

Recorded at Studio 2, Radio Genè, Switzerland.
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25

Bach: Fantasia, Toccata, Chaconne [K-1]

Bach-Busoni: Chaconne (Mvt. 5) from Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004, transcribed for piano []

Reine Gianoli (Piano)

Westminster WL 5101 / Nixa

Early 1950's ?

LP / TT:

 

26

J.S. Bach: Complete Piano Works - Album XIX: Art of the Fugue [K-19]

F. Busoni: Fantasia contrappuntistica (I), for piano ("Edizione definitiva"), KiV 256 []

Gunnar Johansen (Piano)

Artist Direct

Early 1950's

2-LP / TT:

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

27

J.S. Bach: Complete Piano Works - Album XX: Busoni Trancriptions [K-20]

Bach-Busoni: Prelude & Fugue in D major, BWV 532, transcribed for piano []
Bach-Busoni: Prelude & Fugue in E minor, BWV 533, transcribed for piano []
Bach-Busoni: Prelude & Fugue in E flat major, BWV 552 ("St. Anne"), transcribed for piano []
Bach-Busoni: Toccata in C major, BWV 564, transcribed for piano []
Bach-Busoni: Toccata in D minor, BWV 565, transcribed for piano []
Bach-Busoni: Chorale Prelude In dir ist Freude, BWV 615, transcribed for piano []
Bach-Busoni: Chorale Prelude Herr Gott, nun schleuß den Himmel auf, BWV 617, transcribed for piano []
Bach-Busoni: Chorale Prelude Komm, Gott, Schöpfer!, BWV 631, transcribed for piano []
Bach-Busoni: Chorale Prelude Durch Adams Fall ist ganz verdebt, BWV 637, transcribed for piano []
Bach-Busoni: Chorale Prelude Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639, transcribed for piano []
Bach-Busoni: Chorale Prelude Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645, transcribed for piano []
Bach-Busoni: Chorale Prelude Nun komm' der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659, transcribed for piano []
Bach-Busoni: Chorale Prelude Jesus Christus, unser Heiland, BWV 665, transcribed for piano []
Bach-Busoni: Chorale Prelude Durch Adams Fall ist ganz verdebt, BWV 705, transcribed for piano []
Bach-Busoni: Chorale Prelude Nun freut euch, lieben Christen, BWV 734, transcribed for piano []
Bach-Busoni: Chaconne (Mvt. 5) from Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004, transcribed for piano []

Gunnar Johansen (Piano)

Artist Direct

Early 1950's

2-LP / TT:

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

28

F. Busoni: Complete Piano Works - Album V: Noel, ChoralVor, Walzer etc. [T-5]

F. Busoni: Fantasia nach J. S. Bach, for piano, KiV 253 []
F. Busoni: Fantasia contrappuntistica (II), for piano ("Edizione minore"), KiV 256a []

Gunnar Johansen (Piano)

Artist Direct

Early 1950's

LP / TT:

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

29

Bach Transcriptions by Busoni, Liszt and Sandor [T-1] [T-2]

Bach-Busoni: Prelude & Fugue in D major, BWV 532, transcribed for piano []
Bach-Busoni: Toccata, Adagio & Fugue in C major, BWV 564, transcribed for piano []

György Sándor (Piano)

Columbia ML-4684 / ML-4688

Jul 11, 1952

LP / TT:

 

30

Alexender Brailowsky Plays Bach-Busoni, Vivaldi-Bach [LP]
Brailowsky Plays Virtuoso Showpieces [CD]
[T-1]

Bach-Busoni: Chaconne (Mvt. 5) from Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004, transcribed for piano [14:16]

Alexander Brailowsky (Piano)

RCA Victor LRM-7050
RCA

Apr 2, 1953

10" LP / TT:
CD / TT:

Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York, NY, USA.
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31

Hommage: A Tribute to Clara Haskil and Dinu Lipatti [K-3]
The Clara Haskil Legacy, Vol. III
[K-3]

Bach-Busoni: Chorale Prelude Nun komm der Heiden Heiland (I), BWV 599, transcribed for piano [3:49]

Clara Haskil (Piano)

Tahra 366/7 - 368

Apr 11, 1953

2-CD / TT: 130:00
CD / TT:

Recorded at Ludwigsburger Schloss (Ordensaal).
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32

Busoni: Fantasia contrappuntistica [T-3]

F. Busoni: Fantasia contrappuntistica (I), for piano ("Edizione definitiva"), KiV 256 []

Alfred Brendel (Piano)

SPA 56

1953

LP / TT:

 

33

Bach: Chorale "Wachet auf"; Chaconne in D minor (Transcribed Busoni); etc. [K-1]

Bach-Busoni: Chorale Prelude Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645, transcribed for piano []
Bach-Busoni: Chaconne (Mvt. 5) from Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004, transcribed for piano []

Agnelle Bundervoët (Piano)

Ducretet-Thomson 93051

1954

LP / TT:

 

34

Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli: Live in Warsaw 1955 [T-2]
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli in Warsaw

Bach-Busoni: Chaconne (Mvt. 5) from Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004, transcribed for piano [13:22]

Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (Piano)

Altara / Melodram / Polskie Nagrania

Mar 13, 1955

CD / TT: 59:55

Recorded in Warsaw, Poland
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35

Yvonne Lefébure Plays Bach
Les Rarissimes de Yvonne Lefébure: Bach / Beethoven / Mozart
[K-2]

Bach-Busoni: Chorale Prelude Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639, transcribed for piano []

Yvonne Lefébure (Piano)

HMV FBLP 1079
EMI Classics

Sep 14, 1955

LP / TT:
2-CD / TT:

Recorded in Paris, France.
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36

J.S. Bach: Double Piano Concerto in C major; Piano Concerto in F minor; Toccata in C major (Piano Solo arr. Busoni) [O-1]
Mozart: Concerto No. 9 In E-Flat K. 271; Bach: Concerto In F Minor

Bach-Busoni: Toccata, Adagio & Fugue in C major, BWV 564, transcribed for piano []

Gina Bachauer (Piano)

HMV CLP-1111

Oct 22, 1955

LP / TT:

Recorded in London, England.

37

Bach par Samson François [T-1]

Bach-Busoni: Toccata, Adagio & Fugue in C major, BWV 564, transcribed for piano [15:17]
Bach-Busoni: Chorale Prelude Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639, transcribed for piano []
Bach-Busoni: Chorale Prelude Nun freut euch, lieben Christen, BWV 734, transcribed for piano []

Samson François (Piano)

Columbia FC 1044

1955

10" LP / TT:

 

38

Grigory Ginzburg - Live Recordings. Vol. III. CD 1: J.S. Bach [T-2]

Bach-Busoni: Prelude & Fugue in D major, BWV 532, transcribed for piano [12:46]
Bach-Busoni: Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV 565, transbsibed for piano [9:38]
Bach-Busoni: Chorale Prelude Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639, transcribed for piano [3:38]
Bach-Busoni: Chaconne (Mvt. 5) from Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004, transcribed for piano [14:53]

Grigory Ginzburg (Piano)

Vox Aeterna

Dec 25, 1957

CD / TT: 46:06

Recorded live at the Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire, Russia. From Ginzburg's private archives.
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39

1st International Tchaikovsky Competition [T-1]

Bach-Busoni: Chaconne (Mvt. 5) from Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004, transcribed for piano []

Nadya Gedda-Nova (Piano)

Melodiya (CCCP)

Mar-Apr 1958 ?

10" LP / TT:

 

40

Debut: John Browning [K-1]

Bach-Busoni: Chorale Prelude In dir ist Freude, BWV 615, transcribed for piano [2:25]
Bach-Busoni: Chorale Prelude Nun komm' der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659, transcribed for piano [5:03]

John Browning (Piano)

EMI Classics 67017

Jul 28, 1958

CD / TT: 70:13

Recorded at Studio A, Capitol 46th Street Studios, New York City, New York, USA..
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41

Busoni and His Circle Vol. 1 [T-1]

Bach-Busoni: Chorale Prelude Nun freut euch, lieben Christen, BWV 734, transcribed for piano [1:32]

Etelka Freund (Piano)

Pearl

1958

CD / TT:

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42

Busoni: Fantasia contrappuntistica / Transcriptions [LP]
The Art Of Egon Petri - Concert Performances And Broadcasts, 1954-1962 [CD]
[K-7]

1. F. Busoni: Fantasia contrappuntistica (I), for piano ("Edizione definitiva"), KiV 256 [25:07]
5. Bach-Busoni: Prelude, Fugue & Allegro in E flat major, BWV 998, arrangement [7:43]

Egon Petri (Piano)

Westminster W-9348
Music & Arts

Nov 29, 1959 [1]; 1958 [5]

LP / TT:
4-CD / TT: 293:29

Recorded at San Francisco Conservatory of Music, California, USA [1].
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43

Bach-Busoni Transcriptions [K-8]

Bach-Busoni: Prelude & Fugue in D major, BWV 532, transcribed for piano []
Bach-Busoni: Prelude & Fugue in E flat major ("St. Anne"), BWV 552, transcribed for piano []
Bach-Busoni: Toccata, Adagio & Fugue in C major, BWV 564, transcribed for piano []
Bach-Busoni: Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV 565, transcribed for piano []

Egon Petri (Piano)

Westminster W-9348

1958-1959 ?

LP / TT:

 

44

Mindru Katz Plays Johann Sebastian Bach [K-1]

Bach-Busoni: Chorale Prelude Nun komm' der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659, transcribed for piano [5:14]

Mindru Katz (Piano)

Cembal d'amour (from EMI)

Late 1950's

CD / TT: 79:24

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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (March 2007 - November 2011)
Thanks to contributors: Frédéric Gaussin (July 2007), Teddy Kaufman (April-June 2007), Farhan Malik (October 2011), Teri Noel Towe (April 2007)

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