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Edwin Fischer
Bach's Instrumental Works

Contents

Recordings of Solo Keyboard Works
Recordings of Chamber Works
Recordings of Orchestral Works
Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions
Recordings of Vocal Works

Edwin Fischer - Short Biography

Review: Fischerís WTC I on Naxos
Comparative Review: Bachís Well Tempered Clavier Book 1: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6
Comparative Review: Bach's Well Tempered Clavier Book II: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9

Piano Transcriptions: Works | Recordings

Recordings

Recordings of Solo Keyboard Works

K-1

Bach: The Well-Tempered-Clavier - 48 Preludes & Fugues

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869 [107:25]
WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893 [130:11]

Edwin Fischer (Piano)

EMI Classics

WTC 1: Apr, Sep 1933; May, Jul 1934
WTC 2: Feb, Apr 1935; Jun 1936

3-CD / TT: 237:47

Recorded at Studio No. 3 Abbey Road, London, England.
WTC 1: also on [K-2], [K-4], [K-6]
WTC 2: also on [K-3], [K-5], [K-6]
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K-2

Edwin Fischer plays Bach, Vol. 1

1. Bach-Busoni: Chorale Prelude Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639, transcribed for piano [3:19]
2. WTC 1: Prelude & Fugue No. 5 in D major, BWV 850 [2:58]
3. WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869 [108:41] = [K-1]
4. Chromatic Fantasia & Fugue in D minor, BWV 903 [12:11]
5. Toccata No. 3 in D major, BWV 912 [11:50]
6. Prelude (Fantasia) in A minor, BWV 922 [7:26]
7. Bach-E. Fischer: Adagio from Concerto No. 3 in D minor (after A. Marcello), BWV 974, arranged for piano [3:27]

Edwin Fischer (Piano)

Pearl

Oct 1931 [2, 4]; Nov 1933 [7]; Mar 1937 [6]; 1941 [1, 5]

2-CD / TT: 149:52

Recorded in Berlin, Germany [1-2, 4-5]; Studio No. 3 Abbey Road, London, England [6-7].
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K-3

Edwin Fischer Plays Bach, Vol.2

1. Bach-Busoni: Prelude & Fugue in E flat major, BWV 552 ("St. Anne"), transcribed for piano [15:14]
2. WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893 [130:24] = [K-1]
3. Fantasia & Fugue in A minor, BWV 904 [7:36]

Edwin Fischer (Piano)

Pearl

Apr 1933 [1]
Mar 1937 [3]

2-CD / TT: 153:14

Recorded at Studio No. 3 Abbey Road, London, England [1, 3].
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K-4

J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1

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

Edwin Fischer (Piano)

Naxos

1933-1934

2-CD / TT: 106:50

Review: Fischerís WTC I on Naxos
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K-5

J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893 = [K-1]

Edwin Fischer (Piano)

Naxos

1935-1936

2-CD / TT: 130:01

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K-6

J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869 [106:29] = [K-1]
WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893 [129:10] = [K-1]

Edwin Fischer (Piano)

Monopoly

1933-1936

4-CD / TT: 235:39

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K-7

Edwin Fischer

1. Bach-Busoni: Prelude & Fugue in E flat major, BWV 552 ("St. Anne"), transcribed for piano [15:14]
2. Bach-E. Fischer: Adagio from Concerto No. 3 in D minor (after A. Marcello), BWV 974, arranged for piano [3:27]
3. Bach-E. Fischer: Ricercare a 6 from Musical Offering BWV 1079, , arranged for piano []

Edwin Fischer [2]

Edwin Fischer Chamber Orchestra [2]

Edwin Fischer (Piano)

Pearl

Apr 1933 [1]
Nov 1933 [2]
1933 [3]

CD / TT:

Recorded at Studio No. 3 Abbey Road, London, England [1-2].
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Recordings of Orchestral Works

O-1

Bach: Concertos

1. Chromatic Fantasia & Fugue in D minor, BWV 903 [12:04]
2. Fantasia & Fugue in A minor, BWV 904 [7:41]
3. Fantasia & Fugue in C minor, BWV 906 [4:13]
4. Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047 [12:58]
5. Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 2 in E major, BWV 1053 [20:52]
6. Concerto for 3 harpsichords, strings & continuo No. 2 in C major, BWV 1064 [18:59]

Edwin Fischer [4-6]

Philharmonia Orchestra of London [4]

Edwin Fischer (Piano) [1-3,5-6]; Geraint Jones (Harpsichord) [4, 5]; Manoug Parikian (Violin) [4]; Sidney Sutcliffe (Oboe) [4]; Raymond Clark (Cello) [4]; Gareth Morris (Flute) [4]; Harold Jackson (Trumpet) [4]; Ronald Smith (Piano) [6]; Denis Matthews (Piano) [6]

EMI Classics

Oct 1931 [1]; Mar 1937 [2]; May 1949 [3]; May 1950 [5-6]; Feb 1953 [4]

CD / TT: 76:47

Recorded at Studio No. 3 Abbey Road, London, England [2-3]; No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London, England [4-6]; Berlin, Germany [1].
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O-2

Bach: Piano Concertos Nos. 1, 4, 5

1. Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050 [24:04]
2. Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052 [21:39]
3. Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 4 in A major, BWV 1055 [14:43]
4. Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 [10:24]

Edwin Fischer

Edwin Fischer Chamber Orchestra [2-4]; Philharmonia Orchestra of London [1]

Edwin Fischer (Piano) [1-4]; Manoug Parikian (Violin) [1]; Raymond Clark (Cello) [1]; Gareth Morris (Flute) [1]

EMI

Jan 1933 [2]; Oct 1936 [3]; Nov 1938 [4]; Oct 1952 [1];

CD / TT: 70:50

Recorded at London No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London, England [1]; Berlin, Germany [2-4].
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O-3

The Art of Edwin Fischer, Vol. 1

1. Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047
2. Prelude & Fugue, for keyboard No. 20 in A minor (WTC I/20), BWV 865, arranged by Edwin Fischer

Edwin Fischer

Edwin Fischer Chamber Orchestra

1. Edwin Fischer (Piano); Fritz Kröckel (Flute); Wilhelm Meyer (Oboe); Karl Freund (Violin); Paul Spörri (Trumpet)

Koch

1941; Feb 1938 [2]

CD / TT

Recorded in Berlin, Germany.
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O-4

Edwin Fischer: The Legacy of a Great Pianist

1. Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D major, BWV 1050
2. Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 2 in E major, BWV 1053
3. Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 4 in A major, BWV 1055
4, Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056
5. Concerto for 3 harpsichords, strings & continuo No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1063
6. Concerto for flute, violin, harpsichord, strings & continuo in A minor ("Triple"), BWV 1044
7. Ricercare a 6 from Musical Offering BWV 1079, arranged by Edwin Fischer

Edwin Fischer

Lausanne Chamber Orchestra

Edwin Fischer (Piano); Paul Baumgartner (Piano) [5]; Adrian Aeschbacher (Piano) [5]; Edmond de Francesco (Flute) [6]; Giovanni Bagarotti (Violin) [6]

Music & Arts

Oct 1945 [2, 5, 6]; Oct 1948 [1, 3, 4, 7];

6-CD / TT

Recorded live in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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O-5

Air, BWV.1068-2 (from Orchestral Suite No.3)

Edwin Fischer

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EMI Références

Oct 1936

LP

Recorded in Berlin, Germany,

Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions

T-1

J.S. Bach: Piano Transcriptions, Vol. 2 (Great Pianists) (1925-1950)

 

Bach-Busoni: Prelude & Fugue in E flat major, BWV 552 ("St. Anne"), transcribed for piano [15:07] = [K-3]

Edwin Fischer (Piano)

Victrola 7960 A & B and 7961 A & B [2B-6647 (III), 2B-6648 (II), 2B-6649 (II), 2B-6650 (I)]
Naxos Historical 8.111119

Apr 25, 1933

78 rpm
CD / TT: 79:47

Recorded at Studio No. 3 Abbey Road, London, England.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2006 - November 2011)
Thanks to contributors: Farhan Malik (October 2011)

Edwin Fischer: Short Bioraphy | Recordings of Instrumental Works
Reviews of Instrumental Recordings:
Fischerís WTC I on Naxos
Piano Transcriptions:
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