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Gustav Leonhardt
Bach's Instrumental Works

Contents

Recordings of Organ Works
Recordings of Solo Keyboard Works
Recordings of Chamber Works
Recordings of Orchestral Works
Recordings of Musical Offering & Art of Fugue
Recordings of Transcriptions
Movies
Box Sets
Recordings of Vocal Works: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6

Gustav Leonhardt - Short Biography

General Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8
Review: Bach’s Inventions & Sinfonias from Leonhardt
Comparative Review: Bach’s English Suites: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6
Comparative Review: Bach’s Well Tempered Clavier Book 1: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6
Review: Leonhardt’s Goldberg on Vanguard
Discussions: Goldberg Variations BWV 988 - played by Gustav Leonhardt
Comparative Review: Round-Up of Goldberg Variations Recordings: Recordings | Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7
Comparative Review: Bach’s Musical Offering (2 Parts)
Comparative Review: Bach's Die Kunst Der Fuge: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5

Discography

Recordings of Organ Works

R-1

J.S. Bach: Great Organ Works

 

Prelude & Fugue in C minor, BWV 546 [13:08]
Prelude & Fugue in C major, BWV 547 [10:39]
Prelude & Fugue in E minor ("Wedge"), BWV 548 [16:41]
Fantasia & Fugue in C minor (fugue incomplete), BWV 562 [5:25]
Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 [8:01]
Pièce d'orgue (Fantasia), for organ in G major, BWV 572 [10:20]
O Lamm Gottes unschuldig (I), chorale prelude for organ BWV 618 [4:27]
Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr (III), chorale prelude for organ BWV 663 [8:34]
Jesus Christus, unser Heiland (II), chorale prelude for organ BWV 665 [5:02]
Jesus Christus, unser Heiland (IV), chorale prelude for organ BWV 666 [3:17]
Vor deinen Thron tret ich hiermit (I), chorale prelude for organ BWV 668 [5:53]
Wir Christenleut habn jetzund Freud, chorale prelude for organ, BWV 710 [2:28]
Fugue on the Magnificat: "Meine Seele erhebet den Herren", for organ (formerly BWV 733) [4:36]
Valet will ich dir geben, chorale prelude for organ, BWV 736 [4:51]
Christ, der du bist der helle Tag, chorale partita for organ , BWV 766 [10:44]
O Gott, du frommer Gott, chorale partita for organ, BWV 767 [34:51]
Einige canonische veränderungen über das Weynacht-Lied "Von himmel hoch" (I), for organ, BWV 769 [15:21]

Gustav Leonhardt (Organ)

Sony - Seon

Jan 1972; Mar 1973

2-CD / TT:147:26

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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R-2

J.S. Bach: Organ Works

 

Prelude and Fugue, for organ in E minor ("Cathedral"), BWV 533 [4:53]
Kyrie, Gott Vater in Ewigkeit (I), chorale prelude for organ BWV 669 [1:48]
Christe, aller Welt Trost (I), chorale prelude for organ BWV 670 [1:39]
Kyrie, Gott heiliger Geist (I), chorale prelude for organ BWV 671 [1:45]
Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr (V), chorale prelude for organ BWV 675 [2:58]
Fughetta super Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, for organ BWV 677 [1:13]
Fughetta super Dies sind die heilgen zehn Gebot, for organ BWV 679 [1:51]
Fughetta super Wir glauben all an einen Gott, for organ BWV 681 [1:21]
Vater unser im Himmelreich (III), chorale prelude for organ [BWV 683 [1:38]
Christ, unser Herr, zum Jordan kam (I), chorale prelude for organ BWV 684 [1:56]
Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir (II), chorale prelude for organ á 4 BWV 687 [6:00]
Fuga super Jesus Christus unser Heiland, fugue for organ BWV 689 [4:40]
Christ lag in Todesbanden (II), chorale prelude for organ, BWV 718 [5:30]
Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier (V), chorale prelude for organ, BWV 731 [2:53]
Lobt Gott, ihr Christen, allzugleich (II), chorale prelude for organ, BWV 732 [1:40]
Valet will ich dir geben, chorale prelude for organ, BWV 736 [4:18]
Toccata for keyboard No. 4 in D minor, BWV 913 [14:55]

Gustav Leonhardt (Organ)

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

May 1988

CD / TT: 60:57

Recorded at Grote of St. Laurenskerk, Alkmaar, Holland.
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Org-2

The Arp Schnittger Organ at St. Jacobi, Hamburg

Fantasia for organ in B minor, BWV 563 [4:54]
Sonata for keyboard in A minor, BWV 967 [4:10]
Fantasia for organ in C minor, BWV 1121 (formerly BW Anh. 205) [3:04]

Gustav Leonhardt (Organ)

Sony

Sep 1994

CD / TT: 73:17

Recorded at St. Jacobi Kirche, Hamburg, Germany. Other works: not by J.S. Bach.
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Recordings of Solo Keyboard Works

K-1

J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations

Goldberg Variations BWV 988

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)

Vanguard Classics / Bach Guild / Artemis

Jun 1953

CD / TT: 54:19

1st recording of Goldberg Variations B988 by G. Leonhardt. Recorded at Konzerthaus, Vienna, Austria.
Review: Leonhardt’s Goldberg on Vanguard
Discussions: Goldberg Variations BWV 988 - played by Gustav Leonhardt
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K-10

J.S. Bach: Six Partitas

Partitas BWV 825-830 [19:07, 19:32, 18:33, 14:16, 20:15, 24:44]

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord) [by Martin Skowroneck, Bremen 1962, after an original by J. D. Dulcken, Antwerpen 1745]

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

Sep 1963 [4]; Feb-Mar 1964 [2], Jun 1968 [1, 5]; Feb 1970 [3, 6]

2-CD / TT: 128:06

1st recording of Partitas BWV 825-830 by G. Leonhardt. Recorded at Schloß Kirchheim, Cedernsaal.
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K-2

J.S. Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge - The Art of the Fugue

1. Overture in the French Manner, partita for keyboard in B minor BWV 831 []
2. Italian Concerto, for solo keyboard in F major BWV 971 []
3. Prelude, Fugue and Allegro, for lute in E flat major, BWV 998 [10:36]
4. Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 []

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord); Bob Van Asperen (Harpsichord)

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

Nov 1965 [2-3]; Nov 1967 [1]; Jun 1969 [4]

CD / TT: 80:01

2nd recording of Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 by G. Leonhardt. Recorded at Schloß Kirchheim, Cedernsaal/.
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K-3

J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations

Goldberg Variations BWV 988

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)

Teldec

1965

CD / TT: 47:41

2nd recording of Goldberg Variations BWV 988 by G. Leonhardt
Review: Leonhardt’s Goldberg on Vanguard
Discussions: Goldberg Variations BWV 988 - played by Gustav Leonhardt
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K-16

The Gustav Leonhardt Edition Vol. 3 - Bach: Works for Harpsichord

Chromatic Fantasia & Fugue in D minor, BWV 903 []
Toccata No. 7 in G major, BWV 916 []
Sonata in D minor (after BWV 1003), BWV 964 []
Suite for lute in E minor, BWV 996 []
Sonata in G major, BWV ___ []

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)

Teldec

Mid 1960's ?

CD / TT:

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K-4

J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier I

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

1967

2-CD / TT:

Recorded at Schloß Kirchheim, Cedernsaal.
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K-5

J.S. Bach: English Suites

English Suites BWV 806-811 [24:30, 22:35, 21:01, 22:53, 24:33, 28:34]

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)

Sony - Seon

Sep 1973

2-CD / TT: 144:10

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
1st recording of English Suites BWV 806-811 by G. Leonhardt.
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K-6

J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier II

24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

1973

2-CD / TT:

Recorded at Schloß Kirchheim, Cedernsaal.
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K-7

Bach: Inventions & Sinfonias

Two-Part Inventions (15), BWV 772-786 [25:10]
Three-Part Inventions (Sinfonias) (15), BWV 787-801 [29:40]

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)

Sony - Seon

Nov 1974

CD / TT: 55:07

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
Review: Bach’s Inventions & Sinfonias from Leonhardt
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K-17

J.S. Bach: French Suites

French Suite No. 2 in C minor, BWV 813 []
French Suite No. 4 in E flat major, BWV 815 []
French Suite No. 6 in E major, BWV 817 []

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)

Rca Victor Gold Seal

Feb 1975

LP / TT:

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Kerke, Holland.

K-14

J.S. Bach: French Suites

French Suites BWV 812-817 []

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)

Pro Arte Seon 2PAL 2015
Sony - Seon / Sony Classical

Dec 1975

2-LP / TT:
CD / TT: 79:01

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K-8

J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations

Goldberg Variations BWV 988

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

Aug 1976

CD / TT: 47:19

3rd recording of Goldberg Variations BWV 988 by G. Leonhardt. Recorded in Haarlem, Holland.
Review: Leonhardt’s Goldberg on Vanguard
Discussion: Goldberg Variations BWV 988 - played by Gustav Leonhardt
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K-9

J.S. Bach: Italian Concerto · Chromatic Fantasy & Fugue · Toccatas & Suites

1. Chromatic Fantasia & Fugue in D minor, BWV 903 [10:29]
2. Fantasia & Fugue in C minor, BWV 906 [5:01]
3. Toccata No. 3 in D major, BWV 912 [11:29]
4. Toccata No. 4 in D minor, BWV 913 [14:22]
5. Fantasia & Fugue in A minor, BWV 944 [6:27]
6. Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971 [13:45]
7. Suite for lute in G minor, BWV 995, arranged by Gustav Leonhardt [20:09]
8. Suite for solo cello No. 4 in E flat major, BWV 1010, arranged by Gustav Leonhardt [23:30]

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)

Sony - Seon

Dec 1976 [3-4, 6]; Jul 1997 [2, 5]; Apr 1979 [1, 7-8]

2-CD / TT: 105:12

Recorded at Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany. 2nd recording of Italian Concerto BWV 971 by G. Leonhardt.
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K-11

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

English Suites BWV 808-811 [15:43, 16:35, 13:46, 15:34, 14:51, 20:06]

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)

Virgin / EMI

May, Oct 1984

2-CD / TT: 96:35

2nd recording of English Suites BWV 806-811 by G. Leonhardt. Recorded at Doopsgezinde Gemeente Kerk, Haarlem, Holland.
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K-12

Gustav Leonhardt Plays Bach

 

Fantasia & Fugue in A minor, BWV 904 [7:27]
Toccata No. 5 in E minor, BWV 914 [7:10]
Capriccio on the Departure of a Beloved Brother in B flat major, BWV 992 [12:36]
Suite in E minor, BWV 996 [14:19]
Prelude, Fugue & Allegro in E flat major, BWV 998 [11:50]

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)

Philips

Dec 1984

CD / TT: 53:22

Recorded in Haarlem, Holland.
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K-13

J.S. Bach: Six Partitas

Partitas BWV 825-830 [12:42, 14:18, 13:40, 20:50, 13:52, 20:07]

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)

Virgin

Feb 1986

2-CD / TT:

2nd recording of Partitas BWV 825-830 by G. Leonhardt. Recorded at Doopsgezinde Gemcente Kerk, Haarlem, Holland.
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K-18

J.S. Bach: Die Franzosischen und Englischen Suiten

English Suites BWV 808-811 []
French Suites BWV 812-817 []

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)

Philips 67099500

1988 ?

5-LP / TT:

Recorded in Holland.

K-15

Bach, Bull, Byrd, Gibbons, Hassler, Pachelbel, Ritter, Strogers

Fantasia for organ in C minor, BWV 1121 (formerly BW Anh. 205) [2:51]
Aria variata, for keyboard in A minor ("In the Italian Style"), BWV 989 [15:22]
O Gott, du frommer Gott, chorale partita for organ, BWV 767 [15:34]

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)

Alpha Productions

Feb 2003

CD / TT: 70:09

Recorded at Chapelle de l'hôpital Notre-Dame de Bon Secours. Other works: not by J.S. Bach.
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Recordings of Chamber Works

C-1

J.S. Bach: 6 Sonatas For Violin And Harpischord

Sonatas for Violin and Keyboard BWV 1014-1019 [13:03, 14:39, 15:36, 18:18, 15:45, 16:187]

Sigiswald Kuijken (Violin); Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

Jun 1973

2-CD / TT: 94:29

Recorded at Schloß Amerongen, Holland.
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C-2

J.S. Bach: 3 Sonaten für Viola da Gamba und Cembalo

Sonata for viola da gamba & keyboard No. 1 BWV 1027 [], No. 2 BWV 1028 [], No. 3 BWV 1029 []

Wieland Kuijken (Bass Viol); Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

May 1974

CD / TT: 46:26

Recorded at Schloß Wannegem-Lede.
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H-5

J.S. Bach: Complete Sonatas and Partita for Transverse Flute & Alternative Instrumentation = Sämtliche Sonaten und Partita für Traversflöte = Integrale des sonates et partita pour flute traversiere [H-1]

 

Sonata for flute & keyboard No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1030 [18:23]
Sonata for flute & continuo No. 6 in E major, BWV 1035 [13:43]
Sonata for flute & keyboard No. 3 in A major, BWV 1032 [13:08]
Sonata for flute & continuo No. 5 in E minor, BWV 1034 [14:04]
Sonate sor solo flute in A minor, BWV 1013 [12:55]
Sonate sor solo flute in A minor, BWV 1013 (alternative instrumentation). Allemande (Lucy van Dael, viola) [5:44]; Allemande (Gustav Leonhardt, harpsichord) [3:22]; Corrente (Anner Bylsma, violoncello piccolo) [2:58]; Sarabande (Frans Brüggen, recorder) [4:11]; Bourrée angloise (Lucy van Dael, violin) [1:54]
Concerto in D minor for 2 violins, 2 violas da gamba, & bass continuo (fragment), after Mvt. 1 (Andante) Sonata for flute & keyboard No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1030, in an arrangement by Frans Brüggen [4:18]

BWV 1030, BWV 1032: Frans Brüggen (Flute), Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)
BWV 1035, BWV 1034: Frans Brüggen (Flute), Anner Bylsma (Violoncello); Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)
BWV 1013: Frans Brüggen (Flute)
BWV 1013 Alternative: Lucy van Dael (Viola); Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord), Anner Bylsma (Violoncello); Frans Brüggen (Flute)
Concerto after BWV 1030: Sigiswald Kuijken, Lucy van Dael (Violins); Wieland Kuijken, Adelheid Glatt (Viola da gamba); Anner Bylsma (Violoncello); Anthony Woodrow (Violone) Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)
Instrumentalists playing early instruments or copies.

ABC Classics: AB-67015/2
Philips 6775022
Música CEV-060
RCA Victor

1975

2-LP / TT: 90:22
2-LP / TT: 90:22
2-LP / TT: 90:22
2-CD / TT:.

Recorded at Doopsgezinde kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
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Recordings of Orchestral Works

O-3

J.S. Bach: Triple Concerto, BWV 1044; Double Concerto, BWV 1060R; Harpsichord Concerto, BWV 1052

 

Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052 [23:04]

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Collegium Aureum

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

1965

CD / TT: 60:43

Other works: without G. Leonhardt.
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O-7

J.S. Bach: The Brandenburg Concertos

 

Brandenburg Concertos BWV 1046-1051 []

Franzjosef Maier

Collegium Aureum

Erich Penzel, Gert Seifert (Natural Horn); Helmut Hucke (Oboe); Franzjosef Maier (Violin, Violino piccolo); Hans-Martin Linde (Traverso [5], Recorder [4]); Günter Höller (Recorder) [4]; Edward H. Tarr (Clarino Trumpet) [2]; Ulrich Koch, Günter Lemmen (Viola); Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord)

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 670043

1966-1967

2-CD / TT: 100:17

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O-1

Bach: The Brandenburg Concertos, Vol. 1: Nos. 1, 2 & 3 

 
 

Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F major, BWV 1046 [21:39]
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047 [12:18]
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048 [10:54]

Gustav Leonhardt

Instrumental Ensemble

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord); Anner Bylsma (Baroque Violin); Wieland Kuijken (Baroque Violin); Lucy van Dael (Baroque Violin), Bob van Asperen (Harpsichord); Anner Bylsma (Baroque Violin), Sigiswald Kuijken (Baroque Violin); Frans Brüggen (Recorder)

Seon - Sony

Jul 1976 [3]
Dec 1976 [1]
Jun 1977 [2]

CD / TT: 44:51

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Kerk, Haarlem, Holland [1, 3], Lutherse Kerk, Haarlem, Holland [2].
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O-2

Bach: The Brandenburg Concertos, Vol. 2: Nos. 4, 5 & 6 

 
 

Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049 [15:36]
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050 [21:27]
Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B flat major, BWV 1051 [17:43]

Gustav Leonhardt

Instrumental Ensemble

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord); Anner Bylsma (Baroque Violin); Wieland Kuijken (Baroque Violin); Lucy van Dael (Baroque Violin), Bob van Asperen (Harpsichord); Anner Bylsma (Baroque Violin), Sigiswald Kuijken (Baroque Violin); Frans Brüggen (Recorder)

Seon - Sony

Jan 1976 [5]
Jul 1976 [6]
Mar 1977 [4]

CD / TT: 54:46

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Kerk, Haarlem, Holland [5, 6], Lutherse Kerk, Haarlem, Holland [4].
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O-4

J.S. & C.P.E. Bach: Harpsichord Concertos

Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052 []

Gustav Leonhardt

Instrumental Ensemble

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)

Seon

Nov 1981

CD / TT: 47:09

Recorded at Lutherse Kerk, Haarlem, Holland.
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O-5

J.S. Bach: Concertos for 2 Harpsichords [O-6]

 

1. Concerto for 2 harpsichords, strings & continuo in C minor, BWV 1060 [14:16]
2. Concerto for 2 harpsichords, strings & continuo in C major, BWV 1061 [18:11]
3. Concerto for 2 harpsichords, strings & continuo in C minor, BWV 1062 [14:46]

Bob van Asperen

Melante Amsterdam

Bob van Asperen (Harpsichord); Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)

Virgin Veritas

Dec 1993

CD / TT: 47:13

Recorded at Waalsche Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland. Included in Box Sets [B-2], [B-3].
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O-5/2

J.S. Bach: Concertos for 3 & 4 Harpsichords [O-7]

 

1. Fantasia & Fugue in A minor, BWV 904 [6:57]
2. Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971 [12:35]
3. Concerto for 3 harpsichords, strings & continuo in D minor, BWV 1063 [14:26]
4. Concerto for 3 harpsichords, strings & continuo in C major, BWV 1064 [17:07]
5. Concerto for 4 harpsichords, strings & continuo in A minor, BWV 1065 [10:17]

Bob van Asperen

Melante Amsterdam

Bob van Asperen (Harpsichord) [All]; Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord) [5]; Carsten Lohff (Harpsichord) [3-4]; Marcelo Bussi (Harpsichord) [5]; Bernhard Klapprott (Harpsichord) [3-5]

Virgin Veritas

Dec 1994

CD / TT: 61:22

Recorded at Waalsche Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland. Included in Box Sets [B-2], [B-3].
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O-6

Bach: Harpsichord Concertos [Box Set]

1. Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052 [22:17]
2. Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 2 in E major, BWV 1053 [21:12]
3. Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 3 in D major, BWV 1054 [16:05]
4. Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 4 in A major, BWV 1055 [13:40]
5. Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 [9:34]
6. Concerto for harpsichord, 2 recorders, strings & continuo No. 6 in F major, BWV 1057 [16:04]
7. Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 7 in G minor, BWV 1058 [13:18]
8. Concerto for harpsichord, oboe, strings & continuo No. 8 in D minor, BWV 1059 [11:02]
9. Concerto for 2 harpsichords, strings & continuo in C minor, BWV 1060 [14:12]
10. Concerto for 2 harpsichords, strings & continuo in C major, BWV 1061 [18:43]
11. Concerto for 2 harpsichords, strings & continuo in C minor, BWV 1062 [14:51]
12. Concerto for 3 harpsichords, strings & continuo in D minor, BWV 1063 [14:03]
13. Concerto for 3 harpsichords, strings & continuo in C major, BWV 1064 [16:50]
14. Concerto for 4 harpsichords, strings & continuo in A minor, BWV 1065 [10:27]

Gustav Leonhardt

Leonhardt Consort

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord) [1-14]; Eduard Müller (Harpsichord) [9, 11, 14]; Anneke Uittenbosch (Harpsichord) [10, 12-14]; Alan Curtis (Harpsichord) [12-14]

Teldec

Oct 1963

4-CD / TT: 212:18

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Recordings of Musical Offering & Art of Fugue

A-1

J.S. Bach: Art of Fugue

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)

Vanguard

May 1953

2-CD / TT: 86:56

1st recording of Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 by G. Leonhardt. Recorded in Vienna, Austria.
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A-2

J.S. Bach: Musical Offering BWV 1079

Musical Offering BWV 1079

Gustav Leonhardt

Instrumental Ensemble

Barthold Kuijken (Flute); Sigiswald Kuijken (Violin); Marie Leonhardt (Violin); Wieland Kuijken (Viol); Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord); Robert Kohnen (Harpsichord)

Sony - Seon

Mar 1974

CD / TT: 48:04

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland. 1st recording of Musical Offering BWV 1079 by Kuijken Brothers.
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A-3

J.S. Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge - The Art of the Fugue

1. Overture in the French Manner, partita for keyboard in B minor BWV 831 []
2. Italian Concerto, for solo keyboard in F major BWV 971 []
3. Prelude, Fugue and Allegro, for lute in E flat major, BWV 998 [10:36]
4. Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 []

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord); Bob Van Asperen (Harpsichord)

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

Nov 1965 [2-3]; Nov 1967 [1]; Jun 1969 [4]

CD / TT: 80:01

Recorded at Schloß Kirchheim, Cedernsaal, Germany.
2nd recording of Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 by G. Leonhardt. 
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Recordings of Transcriptions

T-1

J.S. Bach: 7 Transcriptions from Sonatas BWV 1001, 1005 / Partitas BWV 1002, 1004, 1006 / Suite BWV 1012 / Prelude, Fugue & Allegro BWV 998 - Gustav Leonhardt Edition

Transcriptions from Sonatas BWV 1001, 1005
Transcriptions from Sonatas Partitas BWV 1002, 1004, 1006
Transcriptions from Suite BWV 1012
Transcriptions from Prelude, Fugue & Allegro BWV 998

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

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2-CD / TT:

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Movies

M-1

Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach

Excerpts from BWV 205, BWV 82, BWV 42, BWV 140, BWV 244

Directors: Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub

Choir & Orchestra ?

Actors:
Gustav Leonhardt (Johann Sebastian Bach); Christiane Lang (Anna Magdalena Bach); Paolo Carlini (Hölzel); Ernst Castelli (Steger); Hans-Peter Boye (Born); Joachim Wolff (Rector); Rainer Kirchner (Superintendent); Eckart Bruntjen (Prefect Kittler); Walter Peters (Prefect Krause); Kathrien Leonhard (Catherina Dorothea Bach); Anja Fahrmann (Regine Susanna Bach); Katja Drewanz (Christine Sophie Henrietta Bach); Bob van Asperen (Johann Elias Bach); Andreas Pangritz (Wilhelm Friedemann Bach); Bernd Weikl (Singer in BWV 205); Wolfgang Schöne (Singer in BWV 82); Karl-Heinz Lampe (Singer in BWV 42); Bernhard Wehle (Treble Voice in BWV 140); Christa Degler (Anna Magdalena Bach in BWV 244); Karl-Heinz Klein (Bass Voice in BWV 140); Nikolaus Harnoncourt (Prince of Anhalt-Cöthen)

New Yorker Films

1967

DVD / TT: ~ 94:00

Plot Synopsis: A chronicle of J.S. Bach's life, eschewing drama to focus almost entirely on his music. Narrated by his wife Anna in voiceover, it consists largely of static scenes of Bach conducting and/or playing his brilliant compositions.
Bach Movie: Chronik der Anna Magdalena Bach
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Box Sets

B-1

Bach: Six Brandenburg Concertos  

 

Brandenburg Concertos BWV 1046-1051 [21:39, 12:18, 10:54, 15:36, 21:27, 17:43]

Gustav Leonhardt

Instrumental Ensemble

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord); Anner Bylsma (Baroque Violin); Wieland Kuijken (Baroque Violin); Lucy van Dael (Baroque Violin), Bob van Asperen (Harpsichord); Anner Bylsma (Baroque Violin), Sigiswald Kuijken (Baroque Violin); Frans Brüggen (Recorder)

Philips - Seon

Jan 1976 [5]
Jul 1976 [3, 6]
Dec 1976 [1]
Mar 1977 [4]
Jun 1977 [2]

2-CD / TT: 99:37

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Kerk, Haarlem, the Netherlands [1, 3, 5, 6], Lutherse Kerk, Haarlem, the Netherlands [2, 4].
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (September 2006 – December 2012)
Thanks to contributors: Matthias Hansen (April 2007), Teddy Kaufman (January 2007), Enrico Lippolis (August 2009), Gustavo de Oliveira Quandt (June 2007, May 2008), Serge Smirnoff (November 2012)

Gustav Leonhardt: Short Biography | Recordings of Vocal Works: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Recordings of Instrumental Works
Discussions of Vocal Recordings:
BWV 232 - G. Leonhardt | BWV 244 - G. Leonhardt
Reviews of Instrumental Recordings:
Bach’s Inventions & Sinfonias from Leonhardt | Leonhardt’s Goldberg on Vanguard
Discussions of Instrumental Recordings:
GV BWV 988 - G. Leonhardt
General Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8
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