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Yasuaki Shimizu
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

Yasuaki Shimizu - Short Biography

Discography

Recordings of Solo Instrumental Music


Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions


T-1

Cello Suites 1, 2, 3

Suite for solo cello No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007 []
Suite for solo cello No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1008 []
Suite for solo cello No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009 []

Yasuaki Shimizu (Tenor saxophone)
Suite 2 "Menuet I, II":
Hiroshi Yokoyama, Yoshioki Shibusawa, Sayaka Nakagawa, Misa Takatori, Natsuko Yamanaka, Tomoko Ishida, Minako Sato, Asuka Kikuchi (Alto saxophone)
Harue Suzuki, Yuki Shinozawa, Kae Sugimoto, Teiji Miura, Yasunori Yamamoto (Tenor saxophone)
Reiko Sai, Yasuo Kakinuma (Baritone saxophone)

Victor Entertainment VICP-235

1996

CD / TT: 72:37

Recorded & mixed at:
Suite 1: Consipio Studio (Tokyo)
Suite 2: Oya Stone Quarry (Utsunomiya)
Suite 3: Harmony Hall (Otawara)
Producers: Yasuaki Shimizu, Eiki Uchida; Recording & Mixing: Masataka Fukuda.
Buy this album at:
CD (1996): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de


T-2

Bach Box

1. Goldberg Variations BWV 988: Aria []
2. Suite for solo cello No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007: Courante []
3. English Suite No. 4 in F major, BWV 809: Menuet 2 []
4. Suite for solo cello No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1008: Sarabande []
5. Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080: Fugue 1 []
6. Suite for solo cello No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007: Prelude []

Pentatonica - Yasuaki Shimizu & Saxophonettes

Yasuaki Shimizu (Tenor saxophone, Flute, Akai S-900 signal, treatments Sus 4: vocals [4]; Elizabeth Floyd, Merry Angel (Spoken voices) [3]; Jenny White, Pamela Virgilio (Spoken voices) [3, 5]

Victor Entertainment VICL-60112

1997

CD mini-abum / TT: 20 min

Recording at: studio: NHK [2, 6], Submarine [1, 3, 5], Consipio (Tokyo) [4], Japan.
Producer: Yasuaki Shimizu; Co-produced: Eiki Uchida [2, 6]; Recording & Mixing: Yoichi Tanaka, Takeshi Kamura [2, 6], Yasuaki Shimizu [1, 3, 5], Shinji Kano [4].
Tracks 2, 6 from the soundtrack Mo Hitotsu no Shinzo.
The album received 39th Japan Records Awards for Best Production.
Buy this album at:
CD (1997): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: iTunes


T-3

Cello Suites 4, 5, 6

Suite for solo cello No. 4 in E flat major, BWV 1010 []
Suite for solo cello No. 5 in C minor, BWV 1011 []
Suite for solo cello No. 6 in D major, BWV 1012 []

Yasuaki Shimizu (Tenor saxophone)

Victor Entertainment VICP-60887

1999

CD / TT: 70:49

Recorded at:
Suite 4: Kamaishi Mine, Kamaishi (Japan)
Suite 5: Villa Contarini, Piazzola sul Brenta (Italy)
Suite 6: Palazzo Papafava, Padova (Italy)
Producer: Yasuaki Shimizu, Eiki Uchida; Recording: Shinji Kano; Programming: Hosaka Shota.
Buy this album at:
CD (1999): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de


T-4

Cello Suites

 

CD-1:
Suite for solo cello No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007 []
Suite for solo cello No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1008 []
Suite for solo cello No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009 []
CD-2:
Suite for solo cello No. 4 in E flat major, BWV 1010 []
Suite for solo cello No. 5 in C minor, BWV 1011 []
Suite for solo cello No. 6 in D major, BWV 1012 []

Yasuaki Shimizu (Tenor saxophone)

Victor Entertainment VIAL-60007-8 (2003)
Victor Entertainment VICL-VICP-63779-80 (2007)

CD-1: 1996
CD-2: 1999

2-DVD audio / TT: 143:26
2-CD / TT: 143:26

See: [T-1] + [T-3] above.
Buy this album at:
2-CD (2007): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de


T-5

J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations for Five Saxophones and Four Contrabasses

Goldberg Variations BWV 988, arranged for 5 saxophones and 4 double-basses by Yasuaki Shimizu

Yasuaki Shimizu & Saxophonettes (5 saxophone & 4 double-basses)

Yasuaki Shimizu (Tenor sax)
Hirokazu Hayashida (soprano, alto sax), Ryoko Egawa (Alto, Soprano sax)
Ryota Higashi (baritone sax), Hiroshi Suzuki (Baritone, Tenor, Alto sax)
Daisuke Sasaki, Naoko Nakamura, Noriyuki Miyasaka, Atsushi Kuramochi (Double-basses)

Avex Classics AVCL-25869
Avex Classics AVJL-25893

Jul 18-Oct 2, 2014

SACD / TT: 65:55
2-LP / TT: 65:55

Recorded at Salamanca Hall, Gifu Prefecture, Japan.
2nd recording of Goldberg Variations BWV 988 by Y. Shimizu.
Buy this album at:
SACD (2015): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de


Video Recordings


TV-1

J. S. Bach's Goldberg Variations

 

Goldberg Variations BWV 988, arranged for 5 saxophones and 4 double-basses by Yasuaki Shimizu [39:28]

Yasuaki Shimizu & Saxophonettes

Yasuaki Shimizu (Tenor sax); Ryoko Egawa, Hirokazu Hayashida (Soprano, Alto sax); Ryota Higashi (Baritone sax); Hiroshi Suzuki (Alto, Tenor, Baritone sax); Daisuke Sasaki, Atsushi Kuramochi, Kenji Oishi, Masayuki Kimura (Double-basses)

YouTube

Concert: Feb 27, 2010
Reharsal: Feb 15, 2010

Video / TT: 39:28

Recorded & filmed live at Sumida Triphony Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
Broadcast by NHK BS2 Channel in the programme Classic Club.
1st recording of Goldberg Variations BWV 988 by Y. Shimizu.
Watch on YouTube:
Goldberg Variations BWV 988 [39:28]: Part 1 [12:20] + Part 2 [14:59] + Part 3 [12:09] | Rehearsal [1:12]


TV-2

Yasuaki Shimizu & Saxophonettes – Bach: Goldberg Variations (2015 concert)

 

Goldberg Variations BWV 988, arranged for 5 saxophones and 4 double-basses by Yasuaki Shimizu: Aria + Variations 8, 19, 26 [10:01] (from a complete performance)

Yasuaki Shimizu & Saxophonettes

Yasuaki Shimizu (Tenor sax); Hirokazu Hayashida (Soprano sax); Ryota Higashi (Baritone sax); Hiroshi Suzuki, Ryoko Egawa (Alto sax); Daisuke Sasaki, Naoko Nakamura, Noriyuki Miyasaka, Atsushi Kuramochi (Double-basses)

YouTube

May 24, 2015

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at Tokyo Opera City, Tokyo, Japan.
3rd recording of Goldberg Variations BWV 988 by Y. Shimizu.
Watch on YouTube:
Goldberg Variations BWV 988: Aria [4:26] + Variation 8 [1:55] + Variation 19 [2:15] + Variation 26 [1:34]


The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (November 2016)

Yasuaki Shimizu: Short Biography | Recordings of Instrumental Works


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