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Nobuko Imai
Bach's Instrumental Works

Contents

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

Nobuko Imai - Short Biography

Recordings

Recordings of Solo Instrumental Music

S-1

J.S. Bach: 6 Solo Suites, BWV 1007-1012

 

Suites for solo cello, BWV 1007-1012, transcribed for viola [17:36, 19:21, 20:06, 22:24, 22:55, 28:13]

Nobuko Imai (Viola)

Philips 462798-2 (456649-2, 462799-2)
Philips 4756219
Música CD-1103.

Jun 1997 & Jan 1999

2-CD / TT: 130:35
MP3 / TT: 128:42

Recorded at Théâtre La Musica, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.
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S-2

Antiquities

 
 

Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971, for solo accordion [12:28]
Partita for solo violin No. 3 in E major, BWV 1006 [17:51]
Sonata for viola da gamba & harpsichord No. 1 in G major, BWV 1027 [12:10]
Chorale Befiehl du deine Wege (Mvt. 44) from Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 + Chorale Prelude 'Herzlich tut mich verlangen, BWV 727, arranged for viola & accordion [1:43]

Nobuko Imai (Viola, Violin); Miki Mie (Accordion)

BIS CD-1229

Jul 10 & 13, 2001

CD / TT: 62:17
MP3 / TT: 62:10

Recorded at at Lanna Church, Sweden.
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Recordings of Chamber Works

H-1

Bach & Sons: Viola da Gamba Sonatas (My Bach on Viola)

Sonatas for viola da gamba & harpsichord BWV 1027-1029 [12:36, 13:26, 14:20 / 12:39, 13:35, 14:31]

Nobuko Imai (Viola); Roland Pöntinen (Harpsichord)

Philips PHCP-1821

Apr 1996

CD / TT: 71:02

Recorded at Théâtre La Musica, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.
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Recordings of Orchestral Works

O-1

Viola Banquet Vol. 2

Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B flat major, BWV 1051 [18:00]

Nobuko Imai (Viola); Masao Kawasaki (Viola); Mazumi Tanamura (Viola); Hirofumi Fukai (Viola); Ryosuke Hori (Cello); Kaeko Mukoyama (Cello); Yoshiyuki Itoda (Double-bass); Friedrich Wilhelm Schnurr (Harpsichord)

Meister Music MM-1002

Mar 22, 26, 28, 1994

CD / TT:

Recorded at Casals Hall.

Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions

T-1

Edison Denisov: Chamber Music

 
 

Bach-Denisov: Variations on the Theme of Bach's Chorale Es ist genug (Chorale (Mvt. 5) from Cantata BWV 60) (1984/1986) (Sikorskii), for solo viola, flute, oboe, celesta, 2 violins, viola, cello & double-bass [14:23]

Lev Markiz

New Sinfonietta Amsterdam

Nobuko Imai (Viola) [by Andreas Guarnerius, 1690]

BIS CD-618

Jun 1991

CD / TT: 58:13
MP3 / TT: 58:15

Recorded at Grote Zaal, Muziekcentrum Noord, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
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T-2

Viola Bouquet

 

Air from Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068, arrangeed for viola & piano [5:16]
Bach-Kodály: Fantasia Cromatica: Chromatic Fantasia & Fugue in D minor, BWV 903, transcribed for viola solo [7:33]

Nobuko Imai (Viola); Roland Pöntinen (Piano)

Philips 446103-2

Nov 1994

CD / TT: 77:10

Recorded at Thâtre La Musica, La Chaux de Fonds, Switzerland.
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T-3

Chaconne - Viola Bouquet 2

 

Chaconne (Mvt. 5) from Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004, versionr for viola solo, arranged by Lionel Tertis [13:17]
Chaconne (Mvt. 5) from Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004 for viola quartet, arranged by Ichiro Nodaira [12:19]

Nobuko Imai (Viola) [also on solo version]; Roland Pöntinen (Piano); Naoko Shimizu, William Coleman & Antoine Tamestit (Viola)

Philips UCCP-1017 (468314-2)
Decca UCCD-5144

Aug 11, 2000

CD / TT:

Recorded at…

T-4

Bach: Goldberg-Variationen

Bach-D. Sitkovetsky: Goldberg Variations BWV 988, arranged for string trio

Julian Rachlin (Violin); Nobuko Imai (Viola); Mischa Maisky (Cello)

Deutsche Grammophon 4776378
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Feb 2006

CD / TT: 80:08
MP3 / TT: 80:02

Recorded at Lukaskirche, Dresden, Saxony, Germany.
3rd recording of Goldberg Variations BWV 988 by M. Maisky.
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T-5

Elegia

 

Chorale Prelude O Mensch, bewein' dein' Sünde gross, BWV 622, arranged for viola & piano by Toshio Hosokawa [6:40]

Nobuko Imai (Viola); Roland Pöntinen (Piano)

Pan Classics PC-10195
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Sep 2006

CD / TT: 78:59
MP3 / TT: 78:53:

Recorded at Théâtre La Musica, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland & Studio Tibor Varga, Grimisuat (Sion), Switzerland.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (February 2013 - March 2013)

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