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Paul Tortelier
Bach's Instrumental Works

Contents

Recordings of Solo Instrumental Music
Recordings of Chamber Works
Recordings of Orchestral Works
Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions
Box Sets
Recordings of Vocal Works

Paul Tortelier - Short Biography

Discography

Recordings of Solo Instrumental Music


S-1

J.S. Bach: Six suites pour violoncelle seul
J.S. Bach: The Cello Suites
J.S. Bach: Suiten Für Violoncello Solo Nr.1-3 BWV 1007-09
J.S. Bach: Les 6 Suites Pour Violonelle (The 6 Cello Suites)
Bach: Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin; Suites for Solo Cello

 
 
 

Suites for solo cello, BWV 1007-1012 [15:47, 18:03, 20:45, 21:10, 23:48, 24:08]

Paul Tortelier (Cello)

Voix de son maître ASDF-217/9
EMI Electrola 1C-183-10-828/30 (1961)
His Master's Voice SLS-798 (1963)
His Master's Voice ED-290365-1 (1985)
Pathé Marconi EMI CMS- 769431-2 (1987)
EMI Classics ż7243-5-69000-28 (1987)
EMI Classics CDR-573526-2 (1999)
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EMI Classics CDR-573527-2 (1999)
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EMI Classics 648298-2 (2010)

1: Dec 5, 1960 & Mar 20, 1961
2: Dec 6, 1960 & Mar 20, 1961
3: Dec 6, 1960
4: Dec 7, 1960
5: Dec 5-6, 1960 & Jun 23, 1961
6: Dec 7-8, 1960 & Mar 20, 1961

3-LP / TT:
3-LP / TT:
3-LP / TT:
LP / TT:
2-CD / TT: 124:51
2-CD / TT: 124:51
CD / TT: 55:08
MP3 / TT: 54:56
CD / TT: 69:47
MP3 / TT: 69:32
4-CD / TT: 268:55

Recorded at Salle Wagram, Paris, France.
Producer: René Challan; Balance Engineer: Walter Ruhlmann.
1st recording of Cello Suites BWV 1007-1012 by P. Tortelier.
Releases:
LP: EMI SLS-798 (3-LP) / CSD 3585-87 (3-LP) / SEOM 19 (No. 3; Prelude), Pathé Marconi FALP 696-98 (3-LP) / ASDF 217-19 (3-LPt) / C 069 10828 (Nos. 1,2) / C069-10829 (No. 3,4) / C069-10830 (Nos. 5,6) / 1108293 (3-LP), Electrola 1C183-10828-30 (3-LP), Toshiba AA 9473-74 (2-LP) / EAC-85054-55 (2-LP)
CD: EMI CZS 7 69431 2 (2-CD) / CZS 5 75368 2(2-CD) / CDR-573527-2 (Nos. 1-3) / CDR-573527-2 (Nos. 4-6) / 648298-2 (4-CD; France), Toshiba TOCE-3122-23 (2-CD)
Buy this album at:
EMI CD (1999) [1-3]: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
EMI CD (2005) [4-6]: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | iTunes
EMI 4-CD (2010): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de





S-2

Hommage a Jean Regnault de Beaucaron

Suite for solo cello No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007: Prelude []

Paul Tortelier (Cello)

Afders KO-810403

1970's

LP / TT:

Recorded live in France in a 1 night performance dedicated to Jean Regnault de Beaucaron, president de l'association des musiciens amateurs. Private pressing & limited numbered issue.


S-3

Bach: The Six Cello Suites (6 Suiten Für Violoncello)
J.S. Bach: The Cello Suites

 
 

Suites for solo cello, BWV 1007-1012 [17:57, 21:01, 23:11, 25:59, 27:35, 29:06]

Paul Tortelier (Cello)

EMI Electrola GmbH SLS-1077723
EMI Digital CDC7-49035-2 (1990)
EMI Digital CDC7-49036-2 (1990)
EMI Classics 7243-562879-2 (2004)
EMI Classics for Pleasure 2283582-6 (2008)
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Warner Classics 724356-287822 (2015)

Apr 14-17 & 24-26, 1982

3-LP / TT:
CD / TT: 71:31
CD / TT: 73:18
2-CD / TT: 144:49
2-CD / TT: 144:17
MP3 / TT: 145:00
2-CD / TT: 144:49

Recorded at Temple Church, London, England.
Producer/Engineer: John Fraser/Neville Boyling.
2nd recording of Cello Suites BWV 1007-1012 by P. Tortelier.
Releases:
LP: EMI SLS-1077723 (3-LP), Pathé Marconi 1547921 (Nos. 1,2) / 1547931 (Nos. 3,4) / 1547941 (Nos. 5,6)
CD: EMI CDC7-49035-2 (Nos. 1,4,5) / CDC7-49036-2 (Nos. 2,3,6) / 5-62879-2 (2-CD) / 6-88627-2 (20-CD) / CFP 2283582 (2-CD) / TOCE-13449 (Nos. 1,4,5) / TOCE-
Buy this album at:
CD (1990) [1-4-5]: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
CD (1990) [2-3-6]: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
2-CD (2004): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
CFP 2-CD (2008): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | iTunes
Warner 2-CD (2015): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de


S-4

Testament to Bach - The Complete Cello Suites [S-2]

Suites for solo cello, BWV 1007-1012 []

Paul Tortelier (Cello)

VAI DVD-4481

Jul 1990

DVD / TT: 156 min

Recorded & filmed live for the 40th anniversary of the first Festival Pablo Casals of Prades, in the beautiful Abbey of Saint-Michel de Cuxa, Pyrénées-Orientales, southwestern France.
Filmed by Peter Ammann.
3rd recording of Cello Suites BWV 1007-1012 by P. Tortelier.
Buy this album at:
DVD (2007): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk


Recordings of Chamber Works


H-1

J.S. Bach: 3 Sonates pour Violoncelle & Clavecin

 

Sonatas for viola da gamba & harpsichord BWV 1027-1029 [14:37, 16:15, 15:12/ 14:19, 15:56, 15:03]

Paul Tortelier (Cello); Robert Veyron-Lacroix (Harpsichord)

Erato STE-50166
Erato LDE-3266
Erato STU-70166
Erato 2292-45659-2
Elatus 0927-46717-2
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Mar 12-13, 1963

LP / TT:
LP / TT:
LP / TT:
CD / TT: 46:10
CD / TT: 46:10
MP3 / TT: 46:08

Recorded at Studio Hoche Paris, France.
Producer: Michel Garcin; Engineer: Daniel Madeleine.
Releases:
LP: Erato LDE-3266 / STE-50166 / STU-70166 / OS-439 R (Japan) / ERA-1024 (Japan) / E-1020 (Japan), Musical Heritage Society MHS-586
CD: Erato 2292-45659-2 / 0927-46717-2
Buy this album at:
Erato CD (1991): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Elatus CD (2002): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.de



H-2

Paul Tortelier and Karl Engel Play Music of Bach and Beethoven - Jeunesses Musicales of Canada Summer Camp, Mt-Orford

 

Sonata for viola da gamba & harpsichord No. 2 in D major, BWV 1028 []

Paul Tortelier (Cello); Karl Engel (Piano)

CBC Radio-Canada

1967

LP / TT: 51 min

Recorded by Jeunesses Musicales du Canada ant Mont Orford, Canada.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 73175587)


Recordings of Orchestral Works


O-1

Bach Festival Prades 1950
Pablo Casals - 1er Festival De Prades 1950 - J.S. Bach

 

Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047 [11:10]

Pablo Casals

Prades Festival Orchestra

Marcel Mule (Soprano Saxophone); John Wummer (Flute); Marcel Tabuteau (Oboe); Alexander Schneider (Violin); Paul Tortelier (Cello); Fernando Valenti (Harpsichord)

Pearl GEMS 0200
Cascavelle VEL-3061

Jun 6-16, 1950

2-CD / TT: 137:36
5-CD / TT: 342:10

Recorded at Bach Festival, Prades, France.
Buy this album at:
Pearl 2-CD (2003): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Cascavelle 5-CD (2003): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: iTunes


O-2

Bach: Suite No. 3 in D; Couperin: Concert in G, Pieces en Concert

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

Paul Tortelier

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

John Wilbraham (Trumpet); Roderick Brydon (Harpsichord)

EMI ASD-3321

Jun 22, 19

LP / TT: 54:13

Recorded at City Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.


Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions


T-1

Prélude (extrait du • Clovecin bien tempéré) (J.-S. Bach)

 

WTC 1: Prelude & Fugue No. 8 in E flat minor, BWV 853: Prelude, arranged for cello & piano by Theodore de Harte

Paul Tortelier (Cello); Tasso Janopoulo (Piano)

Voix de son maître DB-11191
EMI CZS-573172-2
EMI 6 88627-2

Jun 24, 1946 [DISMARC] or Jun 30, 1946 [Youngrok Lee]

78 rpm
4-CD / TT:
20-CD / TT:

Matrix Number: 2LA.4643.
Recorded at Studio Albert, Paris, France.
Producer: Allan Melville; Engineer: Edward Huntley.


T-2

Soirée Musicale (Paul Tortelier, Maud Tortelier & Maria de la pau play favourite encores and party pieces)

 

Toccata, Adagio & Fugue in C major, BWV 564: Adagio, arranged for cello & piano by Alexander Siloti, cello part revised by Pablo Casals [3:50]

Paul Tortelier (Cello); Maria de la Pau (Piano)

EMI Records ASD-3283
EMI Angel EAC-80599
EMI Studio CDM-763300-2
EMI Classics 688627-2

Oct 4-5, 1975 & Oct 15, 1973

LP / TT:
LP / TT:
CD / TT: 58:16
20-CD / TT:

Recorded at Studio No.1, Abbey Road, London, England.
Producer: John Mordler; Engineer: Neville Boyling.
Buy this album at:
CD (1989): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de



Box Sets


B-1

Paul Tortelier- The Great EMI Recordings

CD-1: Cello suites 1, 4 & 5 / J.S. Bach = [S-3] (1982)
CD-2: Cello suites 2, 3 & 6 / J.S. Bach = [S-3] (1982)
CD-18: Adagio BWV564b / J.S. Bach = [T-2] (1975)
CD 20: Prelude in E flat minor / J.S. Bach = [T-1] (1946)

Paul Tortelier (Cello);

EMI Classics 688627-2

1946-1982

20-CD / TT:

Buy this album at:
Warner 20-CD (2010): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
EMI 20-CD (2010): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
EMI 20-CD (Korea): Amazon.com


The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (July 2015)

Paul Tortelier: Short Biography | Recordings of Instrumental Works


Instrumental Works: Recordings, Reviews & Discussions - Main Page | Order of Discussion
Recording Reviews of Instrumental Works: Main Page | Organ | Keyboard | Solo Instrumental | Chamber | Orchestral, MO, AOF
Performers of Instrumental Works: Main Page | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z



 

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