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Otto Klemperer
Bach's Instrumental Works

Contents

Recordings of Orchestral Works
Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions
Recordings of Vocal Works

Otto Klemperer - Short Biography
Philharmonia Orchestra - Short History

Arrangements/Transcriptions: Works | Recordings of Works for Orchestra

Recordings

Recordings of Orchestral Works

O-1

Liszt-Strauss-Bach: The Unknown Recordings [T-1]

Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air [6:21]

Otto Klemperer

Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

-

Magic Master 37069

Feb 11, 1945

CD / TT: 55:03

Recorded live by NBC Network.
1st recording of Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by O. Klemperer.
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O-2

Bach: Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 1-6; Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik

Brandenburg Concertos BWV 1046-1051 [20:46, 11:38, 9:48, 15:53, 20:33, 17:02]

Otto Klemperer

Pro Musica Chamber Orchestra (pseudonym for a studio band Vox assembled)

BWV 1050: M. Roesgen-Champion (Harpischord); R. Cortet (Flute); H. Merckel (Violin)

Vox 7812

Jul 2-7, 1946

2-CD / TT: 109:04

Recorded at Apollo Studio, Paris, France.
1st recording of Brandenburg Concertos BWV 1046-1051 by O. Klemperer.
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O-3

J.S. Bach: Magnificat · Suite N. 2 · Suite N. 4

Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067 [19:04]
Orchestral Suite No. 4 in D major, BWV 1069 [26:37]

Otto Klemperer

Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

János Szebenyi (Flute)

Urania 22.139

Jun 24, 1949

CD / TT: 75:15

Recorded in Budapest, Hungary.
1st recording of Orchestra Suite No. 2 BWV 1067 by O. Klemperer.
1st recording of Orchestra Suite No. 4 BWV 1069 by O. Klemperer.
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O-4

Beethoven: Fidelio; Bach: Brandenburg No. 5; Schubert: Symphony n. 8 ("Unfinished")
Otto Klemperer as a Bach-Wagner Conductor - Live in Budapest (1948-1950)

 

Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050 [20:04]

Otto Klemperer

Budapest Symphony Orchestra (Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra)

Annie Fischer (Piano); Tibor Ney (Violin); Janos Szebenyi (Flute)

Urania 246
Hungaroton LPX-12160

Jan 13, 1950

2-CD / TT: 134:13 / 138:58
CD / TT:

Recorded live at Hungarian Radio, Studio 6, Budapest, Hungary.
2nd recording of Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 BWV 1050 by O. Klemperer.
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O-5

Bach: Four Orchestral Suites (The 1954 Recordings)

 

Orchestral Suites BWV 1066-1069 [24:09, 22:57, 23:03, 21:52]

Otto Klemperer

Philharmonia Orchestra

-

Testament 2131

Nov 19-23, 1954

2-CD / TT: 138:26

Recorded at Kingsway Hall, London, England.
1st recording of Orchestra Suite No. 1 BWV 1066 by O. Klemperer.
2nd recording of Orchestra Suite No. 2 BWV 1067 by O. Klemperer.
1st recording of Orchestra Suite No. 3 BWV 1068 by O. Klemperer.
2nd recording of Orchestra Suite No. 4 BWV 1069 by O. Klemperer.
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O-6

Klemperer in Hamburg

 

Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068 [22:50]

Otto Klemperer

NDR Sinfonieorchester Hamburg

Music & Arts CD-1088

Sep 28, 1955

3-CD / TT: 175:11

Recorded live in Hamburg, Germany.
2nd recording of Orchestra Suite No. 3 BWV 1068 by O. Klemperer.
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O-7

Otto Klemperer conducts the Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra

Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068 [22:54]

Otto Klemperer

Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra

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Golden Melodram 40082

Oct 1955

CD / TT: 73:25

Recorded live in Cologne, Germany.
3rd recording of Orchestra Suite No. 3 BWV 1068 by O. Klemperer.
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O-8

J.S. Bach: Orchestersuite Nr. 3; Brahms: Symphonie Nr. 4
J.S. Bach: Magnificat in D major

 

Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068 []

Otto Klemperer

Bayerischer Rundfunk Symphonieorchester

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Orfeo 201891
Archipel ARPCD-0518

Sep 27, 1957

CD / TT: 66:41
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Recorded at Herkules-Saal, Munich, Germany.
4th recording of Orchestra Suite No. 3 BWV 1068 by O. Klemperer.
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O-9

Bach: Brandenburg Concertos

Brandenburg Concertos BWV 1046-1051 []

Otto Klemperer

Philharmonia Orchestra

Hugh Bean (Violin); Gareth Morris (Flute); Arthur Ackroyd (Flute); Sidney Sutcliffe (Oboe); Peter Newbury (Oboe); Cecil James (Bassoon); Alan Civil (Horn); Andrew Woodburn (Horn); Adolf Scherbaum (Trumpet); George Malcolm (Harpsichord)

Angel
EMI Classics

Sep 30, 1960; Oct 1,3-9,11, 1960

3-LP / TT:
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Recorded in London, England.
3rd recording of Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 BWV 1050 by O. Klemperer.
2nd recording of rest Brandenburg Concertos by O. Klemperer.
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O-10

Legendary Conductors: Otto Klemperer / Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Legendary Performers, Vol. 4: Otto Klemperer

 

Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F major, BWV 1046 [23:51]

Otto Klemperer

Philadelphia Orchestra

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As Disc 533
As Disc 2504

Feb 6, 1957

CD / TT: 73:31

Recorded live at Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
3rd recording of Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 BWV 1046 by O. Klemperer.
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O-11

Otto Klemperer conducts the Beliner Philharmoniker: Bach, Mozart, Beethoven

 

Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068 [24:31]

Otto Klemperer

Berliner Philharmoniker

Horst Eichler (Trumpet); Karl Pfeifer (Trumpet); Herbert Rotzoll (Trumpet)

Testament 1217

May 31, 1964

2-CD / TT: 142:18

Recorded at the Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany.
5th recording of Orchestra Suite No. 3 BWV 1068 by O. Klemperer.
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O-12

Otto Klempere dirige Beethoven

 

Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air []

Otto Klemperer

Berliner Philharmoniker

-

Hunt Productions: HUNTCD-571

May 12, 1966

2-CD / TT: 146:20

Recorded live in Berlin, Gemany.
2nd recording of Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by O. Klemperer.

O-13

Otto Klemperer conducts the Wiener Philharmoniker: Live Broadcast Performances

 

Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F major, BWV 1046 [25:43]

Otto Klemperer

Wiener Philharmoniker

Walter Weller (Violin); Gunter Hogner (Horn); Franz Holetschek (Harpsichord); Wolfgang Jr. Tombock (Horn); Hans Hanak (Oboe); Karl Mayerhofer (Oboe); Ernst Pamperl (Bassoon); Ferdinand Raab (Oboe)

Testament SBT8-1365
Testament

May 19, 1968

8-CD / TT: 508:33
2-CD / TT:

Recorded live in Vienna, Austria.
4th recording of Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 BWV 1046 by O. Klemperer.
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O-14

Bach: Brandenburg Concertos Nos 1-6; Orchestral Suites Nos. 1-4
Bach: Complete Orchestral Suites

 

Brandenburg Concertos BWV 1046-1051 []
Orchestral Suites BWV 1066-1069 []

Otto Klemperer

New Philharmonia Orchestra

Gareth Morris (Flute) [2]

EMI 1C 137-02 102/3
EMI CMS 7 64150 2
EMI Toshiba

Sep 17-19, 1969; Oct 6, 15-17, 1969

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Recorded at Studio No. 1, Abbey Road, London, England.
The recording of the Brandenburg Concertos is the same as [O-7] above.
2nd recording of Orchestra Suite No. 1 BWV 1066 by O. Klemperer.
3rd recording of Orchestra Suite No. 2 BWV 1067 by O. Klemperer.
6th recording of Orchestra Suite No. 3 BWV 1068 by O. Klemperer.
3rd recording of Orchestra Suite No. 4 BWV 1069 by O. Klemperer.
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Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions

T-1

Liszt-Strauss-Bach: The Unknown Recordings

Bach-Klemperer: Aria for Soprano Bist du bei mir BWV 508, transcribed for orchestra [3:28]

Otto Klemperer

Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

-

Magic Master 37069

Feb 11, 1945

CD / TT: 55:03

Recorded live by NBC Network.
2nd recording of Bach-Klemperer: Bist du bei mir BWV 508, by O. Klemperer.
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T-2

Bach: Great Orchestral Transcriptions

Bach-Klemperer: Chorale Prelude Nun Komm' Der Heiden Heiland, BWV 599, transcribed for orchestra [4:24]
Bach-Klemperer: Aria for Soprano Bist du bei mir BWV 508, transcribed for orchestra [3:14]

Otto Klemperer

Paris Pro Musica Orchestra (pseudonym for a studio band Vox assembled)

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Polydor 566211+566215 [mx: A-6209+6214]
Biddulph Recordings 83069/70

Jul 2-7, 1946

78 rpm
2-CD / TT: 159:43

Recorded at Paris Apollo Studio, Paris, France.
2nd recording of Bach-Klemperer: Bist du bei mir BWV 508, by O. Klemperer.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (July 2010 - March 2011)

Otto Klemperer: Short Biography | Philharmonia Orchestra | Recordings of Vocal Works | Recordings of Instrumental Works
Individual Recordings of Vocal Works:
BWV 232 - O. Klemperer | BWV 244 - O. Klemperer
Discussions of Instrumental Recordings:
Brandeburg Concertos - O. Klemperer
Arrangements/Transcriptions:
Works | Recordings of Works for Orchestra

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