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Laurindo Almeida
Bach's Instrumental & Vocal Works

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Recordings of Solo Instrumental Music
Recordings of Chamber Works
Recordings of Orchestral Works
Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions
Recordings of Vocal Works

Laurindo Almeida - Short Biography

Recordings

Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions

T-1

For My True Love

Aria for Soprano Bist du bei mir BWV 508 []
Suite for lute in E minor, BWV 996: Gigue []

Salli Terri (Mezzo-soprano); Laurindo Almeida (Guitar); Martin Ruderman (Flute)

Capitol Records P8461

Jul 21-23, 1958; Mar 6, 1959

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T-2

The Spanish Guitars of Laurindo Almeida

Chorale Prelude Our Father, Who Art in Heaven (from Clavierübung III), BWV ___, arranged for 2 guitars by Laurindo Almeida []:
Duetto No. 3 in G major, BWV 804, arranged for 2 guitars by Laurindo Almeida []

Laurindo Almeida Trio

Laurindo Almeida (Guitar), all parts in transcriptions for two and three guitars)

Capitol Records P8521

1960

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T-3

Duets with the Spanish Guitar: Album 3

Duetto No. 3 in G major, BWV 804, arranged by Laurindo Almeida [2:36]
Partita No. 1 in B flat major, BWV 825: Menuets I & II [2:25], Gigue [2:43] - arranged by Laurindo Almeida

Laurindo Almeida (Guitar, Guitar Duet); Martin Ruderman (Flute, Bass Flute); Salli Terri (Voice); Vincent de Rosa (Horn)

Angel Records S-36076

Early 1960's ?

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T-9

The Intimate Bach - Duets with Spanish guitar, Vol. 2

Chorale Jesu, joy of man's desiring (Mvt. 10) from Cantata BWV 147 (with viola) [3:15]
Sacred Song for Soprano Komm süsser Tod, BWV 478 (with viola) [3:26]
Partita No. 1 in B flat major, BWV 825 (guitar and horn) [19:13]
Partita for solo violin No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002: Sarabande & double [2:35], Bourrée & double (guitar and viola) [3:29]
Sonata for solo violin No. 3 in C major, BWV 1005: Fuga (guitar solo) [9:50]

Laurindo Almeida (Guitar); Vincent deRosa (Horn); Virginia Majewska (Viola)

Capitol SP-8582

1961

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T-4

Collaboration - The Modern Jazz Quartet with Laurindo Almeida
Collaboration / MJQ Plays Porgy & Bess [Gambit]

 

Fugue in A minor, BWV 947 [3:46]

Modern Jazz Quartet

Laurindo Almeida (Guitar); John Lewis (Piano); Milt Jackson (Vibraharp); Perce Heath (Bass); Connie Kay (Drums)

Atlantic Records 1429
Collectables
Label M
Gambit (Spain)

Jul 21, 1964

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Recorded in New York, NY, USA.
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T-5

Bach Is Beautiful [C-1]

Chorale (Mvt. 10) from Cantata BWV 147 [3:31]
Aria for Soprano (Mvt. 9) from Cantata BWV 208 [5:25]
Quia Respexit (Mvt. 3) from Magnificat BWV 243 [3:05]
All arranged by Laurindo Almeida

Soprano: Deltra Eamon (Soprano); Laurindo Almeida (Guitar)

Orion

1970

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Recorded at Malibu,CA/Sherman Oaks, CA, USA. Other works: non-vocal or not by J.S. Bach.
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T-6

Bach is Beautiful - The Twin Guitars of Laurindo Almeida

 

Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring [3:35]
Gavottes I & II [3:54]
Sicilienne [4:02]
Little Fugue in G minor [3:38]
Sheep May Safely Graze [5:25]
Prelude in C major [2:58]
Sleepers, Awake [4:24]
Quia Respexit [3:08]
Menuets I & II [3:33]
Air on a G string [6:05]

Laurindo Almeida (Guitar)

Sin Qua Non Superba SAS-2024

1978

LP / TT: 39:42

 

T-7

Chamber Jazz

Unaccustomed Bach (arranged by Laurindo Almeida from a prelude and transformed into a Brazilian baiao) [7:17]
Partita in B minor: Bourée & Double, arranged by Laurindo Almeida [3:56]

Laurindo Almeida (Guitar); Bob Magnusson (Bass); Jeff Hamilton (Drums)

Concord Jazz CJ-84

Sep 1978

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Recorded at Spectrum Studios, Venice, California, USA.

T-8

Executive Suite

Simple Invention [6:25]

LA4

Laurindo Almeida (Guitar); Ray Brown (Bass); Bud Shank (Alto Saxophone, Flute); Jeff Hamilton (Drums, Percussion)

Concord Jazz CJ-215

Jun 1982

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Recorded at Coast Recorders, San Francisco, California, USA.

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (July 2008 - February 2010)
Thanks to contributors: Bradley Lehman (August 2009), William Hoffman (February 2010)

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