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Richard Egarr
Bach's Instrumental Works

Contents

Recordings of Solo Keyboard Works
Recordings of Chamber Works
Recordings of Orchestral Works
Recordings of Vocal Works

Richard Egarr - Short Biography
Academy of Ancient Music - Short History

Review: Harpsichord Works by Richard Egarr
Review: Egarr Goldbergs [B. Lehman]
Review: Richard Egarr Performs Bach's Goldberg Variations [D. Satz]
Review: Goldberg Variations Review: Egarr [P. Bright]
Discussions: Goldberg Variations BWV 988 - played by Richard Egarr
Comparative Review: Bach's Sonatas for Violin & Harpsichord: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7
Comparative Review: Bach’s Sonatas for Viola da gamba and Harpsichord (3 Parts)
Discussions: Brandenburg Concertos - conducted by Richard Egarr

Discography

Recordings of Solo Keyboard Works

K-1

J.S. Bach: Harpsichord Works

French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816 [18:19]
Partita No. 1 in B flat major, BWV 825 [20:51]
Menuets BWV 841-843 [1:20, 0:53, 2:01]
Little Preludes BWV 924-928, BWV 930 [1:09, 0:54, 1:04, 0:40, 1:24, 2:28]
Five Little Preludes BWV 939-943 [0:40, 0:35, 0:42, 0:46, 1:45]
Fugue in C major, BWV 953 [1:59]
Fughetta in C minor, BWV 961 [1:40]
Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971 [12:26]
Prelude for lute in C minor, BWV 999 [1:25:]
Minuet No. 1 in G major, BWV Anh. 114 []
Minuet No. 5 in G minor, BWV Anh. 115 [4:21]

Richard Egarr (Harpsichord)

EMI Classics

Sep 1995

CD / TT: 77:37

Recorded at Church of Maria Minor, Utrecht, Holland.
1st recording of Italian Concerto BWV 971 by R. Egarr.
Review: Harpsichord Works by Richard Egarr
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K-2

J.S. Bach: The Young Virtuoso

Partita in A major, BWV 832 [9:51]
Prelude & Partita in F major, BWV 833 [9:13]
Prelude & Fugue in A minor, BWV 894 [11:47]
Chromatic Fantasia & Fugue in D minor, BWV 903 [10:57]
Toccata No. 3 in D major, BWV 912 [11:15]
Toccata No. 5 in E minor, BWV 914 [7:36]
Prelude (Fantasia) in A minor, BWV 922 [5:50]

Richard Egarr (Harpsichord) [harpsichord by Joël Katzman, Amsterdam 1991
after Ruckers, Antwerp 1638]

Globe

Jan 1996

CD / TT: 66:29

Recorded in Utrecht, Holland. 
1st recording of Chromatic Fantasia & Fugue BWV 903 by R. Egarr.
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K-3

J.S. Bach: Per cembalo solo…

Chromatic Fantasia & Fugue in D minor, BWV 903 [11:14]
Fantasia & Fugue in A minor, BWV 904 [9:07]
Fantasia & Fugue in C minor, BWV 906 [7:42]
Fugue in C minor, BWV 906, reworked by Richard Egarr [4:21]
Sonata in A minor (after J.A. Reinken), BWV 965 [19:03]
Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971 [13:04]
Concerto No. 1 in D major (after A. Vivaldi), BWV 972 [7:35]
Concerto No. 2 in G major (after A. Vivaldi), BWV 973 [6:55]

Richard Egarr (Harpsichord);

Harmonia Mundi

May 2003

CD / TT: 79:10

Recorded at St. George's Brandon Hill, Bristol, England.
2nd recording of Chromatic Fantasia & Fugue BWV 903 by R. Egarr.
3rd recording of Italian Concerto BWV 971 by R. Egarr.
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K-4

Bach: Goldberg Variations · 14 Canons

 

Goldberg Variations BWV 988 [90:24]
14 Canons on the first 8 fundamental notes of the aria from the Goldberg Variations, BWV 1087 [8:43]

Richard Egarr (Harpsichord)

Harmonia Mundi

Mar 2005

2-CD / TT: 99:07

Recorded at Vereenigde Doopsgezinde Gemeente, Haarlem, Holland.
Review: Egarr Goldbergs [B. Lehman]
Review: Richard Egarr Performs Bach's Goldberg Variations [D. Satz]
Review: Goldberg Variations Review: Egarr [P. Bright]
Discussions: Goldberg Variations BWV 988 - played by Richard Egarr
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K-5

Bach: Das Wohltemeprierte Clavier, Vol. 1

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

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

Jun 2006

2-CD / TT: 125:02

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Kerk, Haarlem, The Netherlands.
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K-6

Bach: Das Wohltemeprierte Clavier, Vol. 2

 

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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K-7

J.S. Bach: English Suites BWV 806-811

 

English Suites BWV 806-811 [25:16, 23:01, 21:09, 21:13, 21:42, 28:36]

Richard Egarr (Harpsichord) [by Joel Katzman, Amsterdam, 1991, after Ruckers, Antwerp, 1638; Pitch: a = 409]

Harmonia Mundi USA HMU-907591-92
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Sep 2011

2-SACD / TT: 140:57
MP3 / TT: 140:58

Recorded at Recorded at Potton Hall, Suffolk, England.
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Recordings of Chamber Works

H-1

J.S. Bach: The Authentic Flute Sonatas

Partita for solo flute in A minor, BWV 1013 [18:13]
Sonata for flute & keyboard in B minor, BWV 1030 [18:36]
Sonata for flute & continuo in E major, BWV 1035 [12:58]
Sonata for flute & continuo in E minor, BWV 1034 [14:09]

Marten Root (Flute) [(flauto traverso by Rudolf Tutz, Innsbruck April 1993
after Jacob Denner, Nürnberg c. 1720)]; Richard Egarr (Harpsichord) [(harpsichord by Joel Katzmann, Amsterdam 1991 after Ruckers, Antwerp 1638)]; Viola de Hoog (Cello) [(Basse de Violon by Guust François, 1985 after Gaspar Borbon, Brussels 1702)]

Globe

May 1993

CD / TT: 63:56

Recorded in Utrecht, H.
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H-2

J.S. Bach: Gamba Sonatas · Riddle Preludes · Baroque Perpetua [H-1]

 

1. WTC 1: Prelude and Fugue, for keyboard No. 1 in C major, BWV 846 [1:57]
2. Sonata for viola da gamba & harpsichord No. 1 in G major, BWV 1027 [12:40]
2. Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 2 in E major, BWV 1053: Siciliano [4:41]
4. Suite for solo cello No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007: Prelude [2:12]
5. Sonata for viola da gamba & harpsichord No. 2 in D major, BWV 1028 [14:14]
6. Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971: Andante [4:34]
7. Prelude for lute in C minor, BWV 999 [1:47]
8. Sonata for viola da gamba & harpsichord No. 3 in G minor, BWV 1029 [14:22]
9. Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056: Largo [ 2:36]

Pieter Wispelwey (Violoncello Piccolo [2, 5, 8], (Cello) [1, 3, 5-7, 9]; Richard Egarr (Organ) [2-3, 6], (Fortepiano) [5], Harpsichord) [8-9]; Daniel Yeadon (Baroque Cello) [2-4, 6, 8, 9]

Channel Classics 14198

Jun 1996

CD / TT: 59:17

Recorded in Renswoude, Holland.
1st recording of Sonatas for viola da gambe & harpsichord BWV 1027-1029 by R. Egarr.
2nd recording of Italian Concerto BWV 971 by R. Egarr.
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H-3

Bach: Violin Sonatas [H-1]

 

1-6. Sonatas for violin and keyboard BWV 1014-1019 [13:30, 13:05, 16:18, 16:20, 18:32]
7. Sonata for violin & keyboard No. 6 in G major, BWV 1019 [16:45]
8. Sonata for violin & keyboard No. 6 in G major, BWV 1019/Alternatives [17:12]
9. Sonata for violin & continuo in G major, BWV 1021 [9:08]
10. Sonata for violin & continuo in E minor, BWV 1023 [12:13]
11. Sonata for violin & continuo in C minor, BWV 1024 [13:32]
12. Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV 565, reconstructed for solo violin by Andrew Manze [7:29]

Andrew Manze (Violin) [All]; Richard Egarr (Hapsichord) [1-11]; Jaap ter Linden (Viola da gamba [1, 2], Cello [10, 11])

Harmonia Mundi HMU-907250.51

Mar 25-Apr 3, 1999

2-CD / TT: 155:56
MP3 / TT: 155:36

Recorded at St. George's Brandon Hill, Bristol, England.
2nd recording of V&H Sonatas BWV 1023, 1024 J.t. Linden.
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H-4

J.S. Bach: Gamba Sonatas [H-7]

Sonata for viola da gamba & harpsichord No. 1 in G major, BWV 1027 [13:24]
Capriccio on the Departure of a Beloved Brother in B flat major, BWV 992 [11:24]
Sonata for viola da gamba & harpsichord No. 2 in D major, BWV 1028 [14:46]
Capriccio in honour of J.C. Bach in E major, BWV 993 [6:35]
Sonata for viola da gamba & harpsichord No. 3 in G minor, BWV 1029 [14:47]

Jaap ter Linden (Violda gamba); Richard Egarr (Harpsichord)

Harmonia Mundi HMU-907268.

Jul 10-19, 1999
Oct 17-19, 1999

CD / TT: 61:06
MP3 / TT: 61:07

Recorded at St. George's Brandon Hill, Bristol, Angleterre, England.
2nd recording of Sonatas for viola da gambe & harpsichord BWV 1027-1029 by R. Egarr.
2nd recording of Sonatas for viola da gamba & harpsichord BWV 1027-1029 by J.t. Linden.
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Recordings of Orchestral Works

O-1

Works for 2 Harpsichords: J. Mattheson, W.F. Bach, J.L. Krebs, J.S. Bach

Concerto for 2 harpsichords in C major, BWV 1061a [18:58]

Richard Egarr & Patrick Ayrton (Harpsichords) [(harpsichords by Joel Katman, Amsterdam 1991 resp. 1997 after Ruckers, Antwerp 1638)]

Globe

Mar 1988

CD / TT: 74:07

Recorded in Utrecht, Holland.
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O-2

J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concertos [O-2] [O-2]

 
 

Brandenburg Concertos BWV 1046-1051 [20:14, 11:30, 10:17, 15:20, 20:50, 16:20]

Philip Pickett

New London Consort

BWV 1046: Gail Hennessy (Oboe), Philip Turbett (Bassoon), Catherine Latham (Oboe), Pavlo Beznosiuk (Violino Piccolo), Catherine Mackintosh (Viola), Lucy Russell (Violin), Rachel Podger (Violin), Christian Rutherford (French Horn), Richard Tunnicliffe (Cello), James Eastaway (Oboe), Andrew [French Horn] Clark (French Horn), David Roblou (Harpsichord), Tom Finucane (Archlute), Richard Egarr (Organ), Paula Chateauneuf (Archlute), Peter McCarthy (Violone)
BWV 1047: Philip Pickett (Recorder), Pavlo Beznosiuk (Violin), Catherine Latham (Oboe), David Staff (Trumpet), Rachel Podger (Violin), Peter McCarthy (Violone), Paula Chateauneuf (Archlute), Tom Finucane (Archlute), Richard Egarr (Organ), Richard Tunnicliffe (Cello), David Roblou (Harpsichord), Catherine Mackintosh (Viola), Lucy Russell (Violin)
BWV 1048: David Roblou (Harpsichord), Daniel Yeadon (Cello), David Watkin (Cello), Richard Tunnicliffe (Cello), Alan George (Viola), Martin Kelly (Viola), Catherine Mackintosh (Viola), Lucy Russell (Violin), Rachel Podger (Violin), Pavlo Beznosiuk (Violin), Richard Egarr (Organ), Peter McCarthy (Violone)
BWV 1049: David Roblou (Harpsichord), Richard Egarr (Organ), Peter McCarthy (Violone), Rachel Podger (Violin), Richard Tunnicliffe (Cello), Lucy Russell (Violin), Catherine Mackintosh (Viola), Catherine Latham (Recorder), Tom Finucane (Archlute), Paula Chateauneuf (Archlute), Pavlo Beznosiuk (Violin), Philip Pickett (Recorder)
BWV 1050: Richard Tunnicliffe (Cello), Peter McCarthy (Violone), David Roblou (Harpsichord), Catherine Mackintosh (Viola), Lisa Beznosiuk (Flute), Rachel Podger (Viol), Pavlo Beznosiuk (Violin), Richard Egarr (Organ)
BWV 1051: aula Chateauneuf (Archlute), Peter McCarthy (Violone), Joanna Levine (Bass Viola da gamba), Pavlo Beznosiuk (Viola), Catherine Mackintosh (Viola), David Roblou (Organ), Mark Levy (Bass Viola da gamba), Tom Finucane (Archlute)

L'oiseau Lyre 440675

Jan 1993 [2, 4, 6]
Mar 1993 [1, 3, 5]

2-CD / 95:00

Recorded at Walthamstow Town Hall, London, Enhland.
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O-3

Bach: 7 Hapsichord Concertos · Triple Concerto BWV 1044 [O-4]

 

Concerto for flute, violin, harpsichord, strings & continuo in A minor ("Triple"), BWV 1044 [22:25]
Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052 [23:18]
Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 2 in E major, BWV 1053 [20:10]
Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 3 in D major, BWV 1054 [16:51]
Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 4 in A major, BWV 1055 [13:59]
Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 [9:17]
Concerto for harpsichord, 2 recorders, strings & continuo No. 6 in F major, BWV 1057 [15:49]
Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 7 in G minor, BWV 1058 [13:34]

Andrew Manze

The Academy of Ancient Music

Richard Egarr (Harpsichord); Rachel Brown (Flute); Pauline Nobes (Violin)

Harmonia Mundi France HMU-907283.84

Feb 18-24, 2001

2-CD / TT: 135:57
MP3/ TT: 135:46

Rat Air Studios, London, England.
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O-4

Bach in Zimmermanns Kaffehaus

Concerto for 2 harpsichords, strings & continuo No. 1 in C minor, BWV 1060 []
Concerto for 2 harpsichords, strings & continuo No. 2 in C major, BWV 1061 []
Concerto for 2 harpsichords, strings & continuo No. 3 in C minor, BWV 1062 []

Richard Egarr

Amsterdam Bach Soloists

Richard Egarr (Harpsichord); Siebe Henstra (Harpsichord)

ABS/Getronics

Oct 2001

CD / TT:

Recorded in Amdterdam, the Netherlands.

O-5

Bach: Brandenburg Concertos

 

Brandenburg Concertos BWV 1046-1051 [21:38, 11:15, 11:00, 14:43, 21:15, 16:06[

Richard Egarr

Academy of Ancient Music

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Harmonia Mundi USA HMU 807461-62
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May 2008

2-CD / TT: 95:57
MP3 / TT: 96:03

Recorded at St. Jude's-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden, London, England.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (May 2006 - February 2013)

Richard Egarr: Short Biography | Academy of Ancient Music | Recordings of Instrumental Works
Reviews of Instrumental Recordings:
Review: Harpsichord Works by Richard Egarr | Egarr Goldbergs [B. Lehman] | Richard Egarr Performs Bach's Goldberg Variations [D. Satz] | Goldberg Variations Review: Egarr [P. Bright]
Discussions of Instrumental Recordings:
Goldberg Variations BWV 988 - played by R. Egarr | Brandenburg Concertos - conducted by R. Egarr

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