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French Suites BWV 812-817
Recordings - Part 2

Recordings: 1900-1949 | 1950-1959 | 1960-1969 | 1970-1979 | 1980-1989 | 1990-1999 | 2000-2009 | 2010-2019

Complete Recordings 1950-1959

7

Rudolf Serkin: A life, by Stephen Lehman & Mario Faber [Book] [K-2]

French Suite No.5 in G major, BWV 816 []

Rudolf Serkin (Piano)

Oxford University Press

Apr 15, 1950

CD / TT:

Recorded at the Library of Congress. Appendix to Serkin biography 'A life' by Stephen Lehman & Mario Faber, Oxford University Press.
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8

Walter Gieseking: Broadcast Recitals, 1949-1951 [M&A] [K-8]
Bach: 4 Suites Inglesi no 2, 3, 4, 6 [Urania]

French Suite No. 2 in C minor, BWV 813 [8:45]
French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816 [9:26]

Walter Gieseking (Piano)

Music & Arts 4743

Jun 2, 1950

4-CD / TT: 306:06

Recorded in Saarbrücken, Germany by German broadcast. 2nd recording of French Suite No. 5 BWV 816 by W. Gieseking.
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9

J.S. Bach: Complete Piano Works - Album VI: 6 French Suites [K-6]

French Suites BWV 812-817 []

Gunnar Johansen (Double Keyboard Piano)

Artist Direct

Early 1950's

2-LP / TT:

Recorded at Gunnar Johansen's house, Blue Mounds, Wisconsin, USA.

10

Bach: Italian Concerto, Partita No 2, Etc. [K-1]
Bach: Concerto in D Minor for three pianos and strings; French Suite No. 6 in E major [O-1]

French Suite No. 6 in E major, BWV 817 []

Robert Casadesus (Piano); Zino Francescatti (Violin) [5]

Columbia
Sony Classical

Mar 1951

LP / TT:
CD / TT:

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11

J.S. Bach: Complete Works for Harpsichord Vols. 2 & 3 [A-2/3]


French Suites BWV 812-817 []

Isolde Ahlgrimm (Harpsichord) [Ammer harpsichord and pedal harpsichord built in 1941.]

Philips A00155-6 L

Feb 10-21, 1952

2-LP / TT:

1st recording of French Suites BWV 812-817 by I. Ahlgrimm. Recorded at Linke Wienzeile 42, Vienna. Issued 1953. Re-issued in 1976 in two boxes of 10 LPs: 6747053/4. French Suites BWV 812-817 were reissued on Baroque Music Club BACH-756 [56:42].

12

Bach: Six Suites Francaises [K-5]

French Suites BWV 812-817 []

Alexander Borowsky (Piano)

Pathe Vox PL-8192

1953 [P 1954]

2-LP / TT:

 

13

J.S. Bach: Six French Suites [K-2]

French Suites BWV 812-817 []

Reine Gianoli (Piano)

Westminster WAL-307

1953

3-LP / TT:

 

14

Bach: French Suites [K-4]
J.S. Bach: 6 French Suites BWV 812-817
[K-4]

French Suites BWV 812-817 []

Fernando Valenti (Harpsichord)

Westminster 310
Bearac Reissues BRC-2838

1953

3-LP / TT:
2-CD / TT:

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15

Bach: French Suite for Piano No. 5 [K-1]

French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816 []

Jörg Demus (Piano)

Remington 199-25 Concerteum 241

Mid 1950's ?

LP / TT:

 

16

J. S. Bach: Masterpieces for Solo Piano [K-1]

 

French Suite No. 3 in B minor, BWV 814 [11:39]
French Suite No. 4 in E flat major, BWV 815 [10:07]
French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816 [14:42]
French Suite No. 6 in E major, BWV 817 [12:08]

James Friskin (Piano)

The Bach Guild / Vanguard Classics / Artemis Classics

1954

2-CD / TT: 139:34

Recorded at Vanguard's New York City Studios, NY , USA.
Review: Bach Keyboard Music from James Friskin
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17

Liselotte Selbiger Plays J.S. Bach on Harpsichord [K-2]

French Suite No 6 in E major, BWV 817 [12:53]

Liselotte Selbiger (Harpsichord) [Hanns Neupert, Bamberg 1935]

Danacord

1954

CD / TT: 77:00

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18

Wagner-Régeny spricht und spielt - Musik aus fünf Jahrhunderten auf dem Clavichord/Ausschnitte aus Gesprächen [K-1]

Prelude from French Suite No. 4 in E flat major, BWV 815a []

Rudolf Wagner-Régeny (Clavichord)

Nova 880 147

c1955

LP / TT:

 

19

Bach Recital / Piano Music of Bach [K-5]


French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816 []

Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)

Decca

Oct 1956

LP, CD / TT:

Recorded at Victoria Hall, Genève, Switzerland. 
2nd recording of French Suite No. 5 BWV 816 by W. Backhaus.

 

20

J.S. Bach: French Suites [K-3]

French Suites BWV 812-817 [13:52, 13:52, 13:37, 13:23, 16:42, 14:54]

Ralph Kirkpatrick (Harpsichord)

Archiv Produktion

May 1957

2-LP / TT:

Recorded at Studio Blankenese, Hamburg, Germamy.
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21

Sylvia Marlowe Plays Bach [K-1]
J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations & French Suite No. 5 [K-6]

French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816 [16:16]

Sylvia Marlowe (Harpsichord)

Decca DL-710012
Baroque Music Club

1958

LP / TT: 47:43
CD / TT: 63:34

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22

Carl Seemann spielt Bach [K-1]

French Suite No. 3 in B minor, BWV 814 []
French Suite No. 6 in E major, BWV 817 []

Carl Seemann (Piano)

Christophorus

Mar 1959; Oct 1960

CD / TT: 67:55

Recorded by Radio Leipzig, Germany.
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23

Bach: Concerto in the Italian Style in F major, etc. [K-1]

French Suite No. 4 in E flat major, BWV 815: Sarabande []

Gerard Hengeveld (Piano)

Philips

1950's

10" LP / TT:

 

24

Bach: English Suite; Frensch Suite [K-15]

French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816 [16:16]

Tatiana Nikolayeva (Piano)

Supraphon D LPM-72

Late 1950’s (?)

LP / TT:

 

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (January 2007 - August 2011)
Thanks to contributors: Matthias Hansen (September 2007), Teddy Kaufman (February 2007, June-July 2007), Bradley Lehman (February 2007), Henri Nijsten (June 2011), Teri Noel Towe (April-May 2007)

French Suites BWV 812-817: Details
Recordings:
1900-1949 | 1950-1959 | 1960-1969 | 1970-1979 | 1980-1989 | 1990-1999 | 2000-2009 | 2010-2019
Comparative Review:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6
Reviews of Individual Recordings:
FS - P. Anderszeweski | FS - B. Brookshire | FS - D. Cates [Satz] | FS - D. Cates [Schwartz] | FS - T. Dart | FS - A. Klein | FS - J. Payne | FS - B. Rannou [McElhearn] | FS - B. Rannou [Satz] | Rübsam - Part 1 | FS - M. Suzuki
Discussions:
General - Part 1 | FS - B. Bookshire | FS - D. Cates | FS - G. Gould | FS - B. Rannou

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