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Peter Serkin
Bach's Instrumental Works

Contents

Recordings of Solo Keyboard Works
Recordings of Chamber Works
Recordings of Orchestral Works
Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions

Peter Serkin - Short Biography

Review: Three Goldbergs
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

Recordings

Recordings of Solo Keyboard Works

K-1

J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations

 

Goldberg Variations BWV 988

Peter Serkin (Piano)

Mar 12-14, 1986

Mar 23-25 & 29, 1965

CD / TT: 43:47 / 44:08

1st recording of Goldberg Variations BWV 988 by P. Serkin.

K-2

Bach: Goldberg Variations

 

Goldberg Variations BWV 988

Peter Serkin (Piano)

Pro Arte

Mar 12-14, 1986

2-CD / TT: 81:55

2nd recording of Goldberg Variations BWV 988 by P. Serkin.

K-3

Bach: Goldberg Variations - Italian Concerto

Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971 [12:49]
Goldberg Variations BWV 988 [44:30 / 45:03]

Peter Serkin (Piano)

RCA / BMG
Sony Music 28032

Jun 1-3, 1994

CD / TT: 57:34

3rd recording of Goldberg Variations BWV 988 by P. Serkin
Review: Three Goldbergs
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K-4

Bach: Inventions & Sinfonias

Two-Part Inventions (15), BWV 772-786 [26:06]
Three-Part Inventions (Sinfonias) (15), BWV 787-801 [32:33]
Duets BWV 802-805 [2:36, 2:56, 3:23, 3:03]

Peter Serkin (Piano)

RCA / BMG

Jun 1995

CD / TT: 70:37

Recorded at Manhattan Center Studios, New York City, NY, USA.
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Recordings of Orchestral Works

O-1

Bach: The Brandenburg Concertos [O-2] [FM-1]
Bach: The Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 4-6; Orchestral Suite No. 4 [FM-3]

 
 

Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B flat major, BWV 1051 [17:55]

Pablo Casals

Marlboro Festival Orchestra

Myra Kestenbaum, Donald Wright, Wayne Crouse, Leslie Parnas, Karen Tuttle, Jules Eskin, Endel Kalam, Karen Phillips, Irene Serkin, Zvi Zeitlin, Raymond Montoni, Caroline Levine, Alexander Schneider (Violas); Bonnie Hampton, David Soyer Cello); Robert Sylvester, Lynn Harrell (Viola da Gamba); Peter Serkin (Harpsichord)

CBS/ Sony
CBS/ Sony

Jul 9 & 11, 1964

3-LP, 2-CD / TT:
CD / TT: 76:28

Recorded live at Marlboro Festival, Brattleboro, Vermont, USA.
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O-2

J.S. Bach: Double and Triple Concertos [O-6]

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-1

Music From Marlboro - Busoni: Fantasia Contrappuntistica for Two Pianos

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

Peter Serkin (Piano); Richard Goode (Piano)

Columbia MS6891

1966

LP / TT:

Recorded live at Marlboro Festival, Brattleboro, Vermont, USA.

T-2

Music for Two Pianos [T-2]

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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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (May 2006 - July 2013)

Peter Serkin: Short Biography | Recordings of Instrumental Works
Reviews of Instrumental Recordings:
Three Goldbergs

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