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András Schiff
Bach's Instrumental Works

Contents

Recordings of Solo Keyboard Works
Recordings of Chamber Works
Recordings of Orchestral Works
Recordings of Arrangements & Trancriptions
Box Sets

András Schiff - Short Biography

Comparative Review: Bach’s English Suites: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6
Comparative Review: Bach's French Suites: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6
Discussions: Partitas BWV 825-830 - played by András Schiff
Comparative Review: Bach’s 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
Review: The New and Improved Goldberg Variations from Andras Schiff
Discussions: Goldberg Variations BWV 988 - played by Andras Schiff
Comparative Review: Bach's Goldberg Variations on Piano: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5
Comparative Review: Round-Up of Goldberg Variations Recordings: Recordings | Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7
Article: András Schiff/Philharmonia Orchestra: Johann Sebastian Bach, 2000 [by U. Golomb]

Recordings

Recordings of Solo Keyboard Works

K-1

J.S. Bach: Chromatic Fantasy & Fugue; Partita in G; Toccata in D; English Suite in F
J.S. Bach: Pièces pour clavier
Andras Schiff Plays Bach

 
 

English Suite No. 4 in F major, BWV 809 [19:34]
Partita No. 5 in G major, BWV 829 [19:33]
Chromatic Fantasia & Fugue in D minor, BWV 903 [11:37]
Toccata No. 3 in D major, BWV 912 [10:25]

András Schiff (Piano)

Hungaroton ŭSLPX-11690
Hungaroton HCD-11690

1976

LP / TT:
CD / TT: 61:09

Recorded in Budapest Hungary. Recording Engineer: István Berényi; Musical Producer: Dóra Antal Hangmérnök.
1st recording of English Suite No. 4 BWV 809.
1st recording of Partita No. 5 BWV 829 by A. Schiff.
1st recording of Choromatic Fantasia & Fugue BWV 903 by A. Schiff.
Discussions: Partitas BWV 825-830 - played by András Schiff
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CD (1996): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

K-2

Andras Schiff Plays Bach

French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816 [16:33]
French Overture in B minor, BWV 831 [26:02]
Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971 [12:29]

András Schiff (Piano)

Vanguard / Omega Classics / Artemis Classics

Jun 1978

CD / TT: 55:04

Recorded at Ishibashi Memorial Hall, Tokyo, Japan. 1st recording of French Suite No. 5 BWV 816 by A. Schiff. 1st recording of French Overture BWV 831 by A. Schiff. 1st recording of Italian Concerto BWV 971 by A. Schiff.
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K-3

J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations


Goldberg Variations BWV 988

András Schiff (Piano)

Decca / Penguin / London

Dec 1982

CD / TT: 72:20

1st recording of Goldberg Variations BWV 988 by A. Schiff. Recorded at Kingsway Hall, London, England.
Review: The New and Improved Goldberg Variations from Andras Schiff
Discussions: Goldberg Variations BWV 988 - played by Andras Schiff
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K-4

J.S. Bach: Italian Concerto, Chromatic Fantasy & Fugue, French Overture, Four Duets

1. Duets No. 1 BWV 802-805 [3:10, 2:49, 2:50, 1:57]
2. French Overture in B minor, BWV 831 [31:35]
3. Chromatic Fantasia & Fugue in D minor, BWV 903 [11:30]
4. Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971 [12:18]

András Schiff (Piano)

Decca

Dec 1982 [1, 3]
Jan 1991 [2, 4]

CD / TT: 66:36

Recorded at Kingsway Hall, London, England [1, 3]; Reitstadel, Newmarkt [2, 4].
2nd recording of French Overture BWV 831 by A. Schiff.
2nd recording of choromatic Fantasia & Fugue BWV 903 by A. Schiff.
3rd recording of Italian Concerto BWV 971 by A. Schiff
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K-5

J.S. Bach: Two part Inventions BWV 772-786, Three Part Inventions BWV 787-801

Two-Part Inventions (15), BWV 772-786 [21:39]
Three-Part Inventions (Sinfonias) (15), BWV 787-801 [25:12]

András Schiff (Piano)

Decca

Sep 1983

CD / TT: 47:04

Recorded at Kingsway Hall, London, England.
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K-6

J.S. Bach: 6 Partitas BWV 825-830

Partitas BWV 825-830 [17:26, 19:15, 17:09, 30:57, 20:08, 32:14]

András Schiff (Piano)

Decca

Sep 1983

2-CD / TT: 137:23

Recorded at Kingsway Hall, London, England.
2nd recording of Partita No. 5 BWV 829 by A. Schiff.
1st recording of the other Partitas by. A Schiff.
Discussions: Partitas BWV 825-830 - played by András Schiff
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K-7

J.S. Bach: The Well Tempered Clavier Book I

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

András Schiff (Piano)

Decca

Sep 1984

2-CD / TT: 110:12

Recorded at Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London, England.
1st recording of WTC 1 BWV 846-869 by A. Schiff.
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K-8

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

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893

András Schiff (Piano)

Decca

Oct 1985

2-CD / TT: 144:15

Recorded at Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London, England.
1st recording of WTC 2 BWV 870-893 by A. Schiff.
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K-9

Bach: English Suites BWV 806-11

English Suites BWV 806-811 [21:16, 20:57, 18:38, 20:03, 21:21, 26:23]

András Schiff (Piano)

Decca

Jan 1988

2-CD / TT: 127:49

Recorded at Cambridge University Music School, England. 2nd recording of English Suite No. 4 BWV 809 by A. Schiff. 1st recording of all other English Suites by A. Schiff.
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K-18

András Schiff Plays Bach

French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816 []
Chromatic Fantasia & Fugue in D minor, BWV 903 []
Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971 []
Capriccio on the Departure of a Beloved Brother in B flat major, BWV 992 []

András Schiff (Piano)

EuroArts 2066768

1989

DVD / TT: 54 min

Recorded live at Metropolitan Munich, Bavara, Germany. Directed by Bruno Monsaingeon.
2nd recording of French Suite No. 5 BWV 816 by A. Schiff.
3rd recording of Choromatic Fantasia & Fugue BWV 903 by A. Schiff.
2nd recording of Italian Concerto BWV 971 by A. Schiff
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K-10

J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations
Variations: Barenboim/Beethoven - Bronfman/Brahms - Schiff/Bach

Goldberg Variations BWV 988 [80:15]

András Schiff (Piano)

Teldec 9031736703
Teldec (J) 4007
EuroArts 2066468

Apr 3, 1990

VHS / TT: 80:15
DVD / TT: 80:15
DVD / TT: 170 min

Recorded live at the Historischer Reitstadel Neumarkt, Germany
2nd recording of Goldberg Variations BWV 988 by A. Schiff
Review: The New and Improved Goldberg Variations from Andras Schiff
Discussions: Goldberg Variations BWV 988 - played by Andras Schiff
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K-11

J.S. Bach: 6 French Suites BWV 812-817

1. French Suites BWV 812-817 [12:26, 14:40, 13:38, 11:58, 16:29, 15:26]
2. Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971 [12:18]
3. French Overture in B minor, BWV 831 [31:35]

András Schiff (Piano)

Decca

Jan 1991

2-CD / TT: 128:47

Recorded at Reitstadel, Neumarkt.
3rd recording of French Suite No. 5 BWV 816 by A. Schiff.
2nd recording of French Overture BWV 831 by A. Schiff.
3rd ecording of Italian Concerto BWV 971 by A. Schiff
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K-12

J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations

 

Goldberg Variations BWV 988

András Schiff (Piano)

ECM 1825 472185
ECM/Universal UCCE-2029

Oct 30, 2001

CD / TT: 70:43 / 71:11

Recorded live at Stadtcasino, Basel, Switzerland.
3rd recording of Goldberg Variations BWV 988 by A. Schiff.
Review: The New and Improved Goldberg Variations from Andras Schiff
Discussions: Goldberg Variations BWV 988 - played by Andras Schiff
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K-13

J.S. Bach: English Suites BWV 806-11

English Suites BWV 806-811 []

András Schiff (Piano)

Hungaroton

Feb 11, 2003

DVD / TT: 175:00

Recorded live at Budapest Academy of Music, Hungary.
3nd recording of English Suite No. 4 BWV 809 by A. Schiff.
2nd recording of all other English Suites by A. Schiff.
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K-14

András Schiff & Cappella Andrea Barca - Mozart: Symphony No.35 'Haffner', Overture to Don Giovanni, Piano Concerto No. 20; Bach: Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor

 

Chromatic Fantasia & Fugue in D minor, BWV 903 []
+ Bonus: András Schiff In Conversation

András Schiff (Piano)

Cappella Andrea Barca

András Schiff (Piano)

Medici Arts 2057268

2008

DVD / TT: 75:00 + 15:00 Bonus

Recorded & filmed live at Teatro Olimpico, Vicenza, Italy.
4th recording of Choromatic Fantasia & Fugue BWV 903 by A. Schiff.
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K-15

J.S. Bach: Six Partitas

Partitas BWV 825-830 [16:56, 18:39, 16:32, 30:05, 19:52, 30:37]

András Schiff (Piano)

ECM New Series

Sep 21, 2007

2-CD/ TT: 132:22

Recorded alive at Historischer Reistadel, Neumarkt, Germany.
3rd recording of Partita No. 5 BWV 829 by A. Schiff.
2nd recording of the other Partitas by. A Schiff.
Discussions: Partitas BWV 825-830 - played by András Schiff
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K-17

András Schiff Plays Bach

 

DVD-1 (Peformance) [134 min]:
French Suites BWV 812-817 []
French Overture in B minor, BWV 831 []
Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971 []
DVD-2 (Bonus) [34 min]:
Documentary "Schiff explains Bach" [34 min]

András Schiff (Piano)

EuroArts 2058138
EuroArts 2058134

Jun 11, 2010

DVD/ TT: 134 min + 34 min
Blue-ray Disc / TT: 134 min + 34 min

Recorded & filmed live, Protestant Reformed Church of Leipzig [(Performance] and at filmed at Thomaskirche, Leipzig [Documentary], Saxony, Germany, during at the Bachfest 2010. Directed by Janos Darvas; produced by Isabel Iturriagagoitia Bueno; Executive producers: Bernd Hellthaler, Kazuaki Sasai; Director of photography Nyika Jansco.
4th recording of French Suite No. 5 BWV 816 by A. Schiff.
3rd recording of French Overture BWV 831 by A. Schiff.
4th recording of Italian Concerto BWV 971 by A. Schiff.
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K-16

J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869 [107:28]
WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893 [138:55]

András Schiff (Piano) [Steinway]

ECM New Series 2270-73

Aug 2011

4-CD / TT: 246:23
MP3 / TT: 243:33

Recorded at Auditorium Radiosvizzera Italiana, Lugano, Switzerland.
2nd recording of WTC 1 BWV 846-869 by A. Schiff.
2nd recording of WTC 2 BWV 870-893 by A. Schiff.
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Recordings of Chamber Works

H-1

Concerts at the Liszt Academy of Music Budapest [H-2]

Sonatas for viola da gamba & harpsichord BWV 1027-1029 []

Miklós Perényi (Cello); András Schiff (Piano)

Warner Classics 2564693870

Jan 6, 2008 [1027]
Feb 3, 2008 [1028]
May 18, 2008 [1029]

2-DVD / TT: 152:00
+ 103:00

Three concerts recorded live at the Great Hall of the Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest, Hungary.
2nd recording of Sonatas for viola da gamba & harpsichord BWV 1027-1029 by M. Perényi.

Recordings of Orchestral Works

O-1

Bach: Piano Concertos (Vol. 1)

4. Concerto for 2 Pianos & Orchestra in C minor, BWV 1060 [13:36]
3.Concerto for 2 Pianos & Orchestra in C major, BWV 1061 [16:52]
3. Concerto for 2 Pianos & Orchestra in C minor, BWV 1062 [16:52]

Albert Simon

Orchestra of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music

András Schiff (Piano); Zoltán Kocsis (Piano)

Hungaroton

1974-1975

LP / TT:

 

O-2

Bach: Piano Concertos (Vol. 2)

1. Concerto for Piano, 2 Flutes and Orchestra No. 6 in F major, BWV 1057 []
2. Concerto for 3 Pianos & Orchestra in D minor, BWV 1063 []
3. Concerto for 3 Pianos & Orchestra in C major, BWV 1064 []
4. Concerto for 4 Pianos & Orchestra in A minor, BWV 1065 []

Albert Simon

Orchestra of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music

Zoltán Kocsis (Piano) [1-4]; András Schiff (Piano) [2-4]; Imre Rohmann (Piano) [4]; Sándor Falvi (Piano) [3-4]

Hungaroton

1974-1975

LP / TT:

 

O-3

J.S. Bach: Concertos for One and Two Pianos and Orchestra

1. Concerto for Piano & Orchestra No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052 [23:19]
2. Concerto for Piano & Orchestra No. 2 in E major, BWV 1053 [18:00]
3. Concerto for 2 Pianos & Orchestra in C major, BWV 1061 [16:52]
4. Concerto for 2 Pianos & Orchestra in C minor, BWV 1060 [13:36]

Albert Simon

Orchestra of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music

András Schiff (Piano) [3-4]; Zoltán Kocsis (Piano) [1-4]

Hungaroton

1974-1975

CD / TT: 71:55

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O-4

J.S. Bach: Three Keyboard Concertos
Bach: Keyboard Concerti

 

Concerto for keyboard, strings & continuo No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052 []
Concerto for keyboard, strings & continuo No. 4 in A major, BWV 1055 []
Concerto for keyboard, strings & continuo No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 []

George Malcolm

English Chamber Orchestra

András Schiff (Piano)

Denon
Dal Segno 042

Aug 1979

CD / TT:

Recorded at Henry Wood Hall, London, England.
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O-5

Bach: Concertos, BWV 1052-1058

Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052 [22:53]
Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 2 in E major, BWV 1053 [18:50]
Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 3 in D major, BWV 1054 [16:15]
Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 4 in A major, BWV 1055 [13:25]
Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 [10:08]
Concerto for harpsichord, 2 recorders, strings & continuo No. 6 in F major, BWV 1057 [15:58]
Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 7 in G minor, BWV 1058 [13:14]

András Schiff

Chamber Orchestra of Europe

András Schiff (Piano); Thierry Fischer (Flute); Catherine Touraire-Stutz (Flute)

London

Jan 1989

2-CD / TT: 110:43

Recorded at Konzerthaus, Vienna, Austria.
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O-6

J.S. Bach: Double and Triple Concertos

1. Concerto for 2 Pianos & Orchestra in C minor, BWV 1060 []
2. Concerto for 2 Pianos & Orchestra in C major, BWV 1061 []
3. Concerto for 2 Pianos & Orchestra in C minor, BWV 1062 []
4. Concerto for 3 Pianos & Orchestra in D minor, BWV 1063 []
5. Concerto for 3 Pianos & Orchestra in C major, BWV 1064 []
6. Tripel Concerto for Piano, Violin, Flute, Strings & BC in A minor BWV 1044 []

András Schiff

Camerata Bern

András Schiff (Piano) [1-6]; Peter Serkin (Piano) [1-5]; Bruno Canino (Piano) [4-5]; Auréle Nicolet (Flute) [6]; Yuuko Shiokawa (Violin) [6]

Decca

1992-1993

CD / TT:

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Recordings of Arrangements & Trancriptions

T-3

International Tchaikovsky Competition Winners: Piano 2

D. Shostakovich: Preludes & Fugues for piano, Op. 87: No. 15 in D-flat major []

András Schiff (Piano)

Russian Disc RDCD-00375

1974

CD / TT:

 

T-1

András Schiff - Handel · Brahms · Reger

M. Reger: Variations & Fugue on a Theme of J.S. Bach for piano, Op. 81 [34:35]

András Schiff (Piano)

Teldec

Dec 1994

CD / TT: 71:19

Recorded at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Holland. Other works: by J. Brahms & G.F. Händel.
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T-2

Music for Two Pianos

F. Busoni: Fantasia contrappuntistica (III), for 2 pianos, KiV 256b [31:10]

András Schiff (Piano); Peter Serkin (Piano)

ECM

Nov 1997

2-CD / TT: 92:17

Recorded at American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY, USA.
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Box Sets

B-1

J.S. Bach: Solo Keyboard Works [Box Set]

See: [K-3], [K-4], [K-5], [K-6], [K-7], [K-8], [K-9], [K-11]

András Schiff (Piano)

Decca

1982-1991

12-CD / TT: 790:33

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B-2

J.S. Bach: Italian Concerto, etc. [Box Set]

1. 1-3 Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971
2. 4-18/ 15 Two-Part Inventions
3. 19-24 English Suite No.2 In A Minor, BWV 807
4. 25-30 Preludes And Fugues From The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I
5. 1 Chromatic Fantasia & Fugue in D minor, BWV 903
6. 2-8 French Suite No.5 In G Major, BWV 816
7. 9-15 Partita No.4 In D Major, BWV 828
8. 16-20 Preludes And Fugues From The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II
Selections from above Decca albums.

András Schiff (Piano)

Decca

1982-1991

2-CD / TT:

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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (May 2006 - August 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Gustavo Quandt (June 2007)

András Schiff: Short Biography | Recordings of Instrumental Works
Reviews of Instrumental Recordings:
The New and Improved Goldberg Variations from A. Schiff
Discussions of Instrumental Recordings:
Partitas BWV 825-830 - played by A. Schiff | Goldberg Variations BWV 988 - played by A. Schiff
Articles:
András Schiff/Philharmonia Orchestra: Johann Sebastian Bach, 2000 [U. Golomb]

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