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Myra Hess

Bach's Instrumental Works

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

Myra Hess - Short Biography

Recordings

Recordings of Solo Keyboard Works

K-1

The Great Female Pianists: Vol. 1 - Masters of the Piano Roll Series

Toccata No. 7 in G major BWV 916: Excerpt [1:47]
Chorale Prelude for Whitsuntide, arranged by Ferruccio Busoni [2:03]

Myra Hess (Piano) [Rolls]

Dal Segno

1924-1926

CD / TT: 73:11

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K-2

Dame Myra Hess - A Cameo

Chorale 'Jesu, joy of manís desiring' (Mvt. 10) from Cantata BWV 147, arranged by Myra Hess [3:26]
WTC 1: Prelude & Fugue No. 3 in C sharp major, BWV 848 [3:20]
Toccata No. 7 in G major BWV 916: Allegro [1:58] = [K-1] ?

Myra Hess (Piano)

Pearl

Late 1920's ?

CD / TT: 78:37

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K-3

Grand Piano: Bach

Toccata No. 3 in D major, BWV 912: Excerpt [2:00] = [K-2] ?

Myra Hess (Piano) [Rolls]

Nimbus

May 1928

CD / TT: 73:12

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K-4

Dame Myra Hess - Vol. 1
Twenty Great Pianists

1. Chorale 'Jesu, joy of manís desiring' (Mvt. 10) from Cantata BWV 147, arranged by Myra Hess [3:11] = [K-1] ?
2. French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816: Gigue []

Myra Hess (Piano)

Pearl
Living Era Classics

1928

CD / TT: 69:40
CD / TT: 77:15

Living Era Classics album includes only [1].
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K-5

Myra Hess: The 1938-42 HMV Recordings
J.S Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring

Chorale 'Jesu, joy of manís desiring' (Mvt. 10) from Cantata BWV 147, arranged by Myra Hess [3:25]

Myra Hess (Piano)

Biddulph
EMI Classics

Jan 15, 1940

CD / TT: 76:19

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K-6

Dame Myra Hess: Live recordings from the University of Illinois, 1949 - Vol. 3

Partita No. 4 in D major, BWV 828 [28:09]

Myra Hess (Piano)

APR (Appian)

Mar 17-18, 1949

CD / TT: 69:39

Recorded live at Krannert Center, University of Illinois, Urbana, USA.
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K-7

Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 2; Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor; Bach: Toccata in G, BWV 916

Toccata No. 7 in G major, BWV 916 [7:29]

Myra Hess (Piano)

BBC Legends

Oct 13, 1950

CD / TT: 69:59

Recorded at BBC Studios, London, England.
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K-8

Dame Myra Hess plays works by Bach, Haydn

Prelude in G major, BWV 902 []
English Suite No. 2 in A minor, BWV 807 []

Myra Hess (Piano)

BBC Legends

Nov 2, 1956

CD / TT: 76:00

Recorded at BBC Studios, London, England.

K-9

Beethoven: Piano Sonatas 30 & 31 And Works By Scarlatti, Bach, Brahms, Mendelssohn & Granados
Myra Hess: Bach-Hess / Beethoven/ Brahms / Schumann (Great Pianist of the 20th Century)

1. Chorale 'Jesu, joy of manís desiring' (Mvt. 10) from Cantata BWV 147, arranged by Myra Hess [3:38]
2. Adagio from Adagio, Toccata & Fugue in C major, BWV 564, arranged by Myra Hess [4:13]
3. Prelude in D major, BWV 936 [2:27]

Myra Hess (Piano)

Capitol
Philips

Nov 17, 1949 [2-3]; Oct 12, 1957 [1]

CD / TT: 75:57
2-CD / TT: 150:28

Philips album includes only [1]. Other works: not by J.S. Bach.
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Recordings of Chamber Works

H-1

Dame Myra Hess & Pierre Fournier: New York Sonata Recital

Sonata for viola da gamba & keyboard No. 1 in G major, BWV 1027 []

Pierre Fournier (Cello); Myra Hess (Piano)

Relief (Austria)

1958-1959

CD / TT:

Recorded live at the Metropolitan Museum, New York, NY, USA. Other works: not by J.S. Bach.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (January 2007)
Thanks to contributors: Teddy Kaufman (January 2007)


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