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Well-Tempered Clavier Book I, BWV 846-869
Recordings - Part 3

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

Complete Recordings 1960-1969

15

Bach: Das Wohltempererte Klavier [K-1]

WTC 1: 13 Preludes & Fugues Nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 11, 13, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23 from BWV 846-869 []

Karl Engel (Piano)

Philips Minigroove A 00 582 L

1960

LP / TT:

 

16

J.S. Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier [K-4]
J.S. Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier, Inventions & Sinfonias, Goldberg Variations [Box Set] [B-3]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869 []

Helmut Walcha (Harpsichord) [Ammer]

EMI
EMI Classics

Jan 1961

5-LP / TT:
5-CD / TT:

Recorded at Thienhaus-Studio, Hamburg, Germany. 1st recording of WTC by H. Walcha.
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17

J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1 [K-1]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Hans Pischner (Harpsichord)

Eterna 825 330-332
Berlin Classics

Jan-Jun 1962

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

Recorded in Studio, Berlin, Germany.
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18

Bach: The Well-tempered Clavier I [K-7]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Glenn Gould (Piano)

Sony

Jun, Sep 1962; Apr, Jun, Aug-Sep 1963; Feb-Apr, Jun, Aug 1965

2-CD / TT: 106:39

Recorded at 30th Street Studio, New York City, New York, USA.
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19

J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempred Clavier [K-1]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Arthur Loesser (Piano)

Telarc (from Cleveland Institute of Music)
Doremi

1964

5-LP (6-LP) / TT:
3-CD / TT:

Recorded at A. Loesser's own studio.
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20

J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1 [E-1]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869 []

João Carlos Martins (Piano)

Connoiseur Society

1964

2-CD / TT:

1st recording of WTC 1 by J.C. Martins.

21/1

J.S. Bach: 48 Preludes & Fugues, Vol. 1 [K-1]

WTC 1: Preludes & Fugues Nos, 1-12, BWV 846-857

Malcolm Hamilton (Harpsichord) [2-manuel harpsichord built in 1962 by Kurt Wittmayer of Wolfratshausen, Bavaria]

Baroque Music Club (from Everest)

1965

CD / TT: 62:53

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21/2

J.S. Bach: 48 Preludes & Fugues, Vol. 2 [K-2]

WTC 1: Preludes & Fugues Nos, 13-24, BWV 858-869

Malcolm Hamilton (Harpsichord) [2-manuel harpsichord built in 1962 by Kurt Wittmayer of Wolfratshausen, Bavaria]

Baroque Music Club (from Everest)

1965

CD / TT: 67:09

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22

J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemprierte Klavier, 1. Teil [K-11]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Ralph Kirkpatrick (Harpsichord)

Deutsche Grammophon

1965

3-LP / TT:

2nd recording of WTC 1 by R. Kirkpatrick.

23

J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier I [K-4]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

1967

2-CD / TT:

Recorded at Schloß Kirchheim, Cedernsaal.
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24

J.S. Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier [K-5]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Eunice Norton (Piano)

Golden Triangle Records EN 101 68
Norvard Recordings

1967

6-LP / TT:
4-CD / TT:

 

25

Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I [K-17]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)

Russian Revelation

Apr 20-21, 1969

2-CD / TT: 120:00

Recorded in Moscow, Russia. 1st recording of WTC 1 by Sv. Richter.

26

Galling Plays Bach: The Solo Keyboard Works, Vol. 1 [K-1]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Martin Galling (Harpsichord)

Vox Unique

Late 1960's ?

2-CD / TT: 155:23

 

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (December 2006 - May 2008)
Thanks to contributors: Matthias Hansen (April 2007, June 2007), Teddy Kaufman (January 2007, June 2007), Gustavo Quandt (June 2007)

Well Tempered Clavier Book I, BWV 846-869: 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:
WTC I - D. Barenboim [D. Satz] | WTC I - D. Barenboim [P. Bright] | WTC I - L. Beausejouir & A. Vieru | WTC I - T. Fellner | WTC I - E. Fischer | WTC I - M. Horszowski | WTC I - C. Jaccottet | WTC I - R. Kirkpatrick | WTC I - T. Koopman | WTC I - W. Landowska | WTC I - R. Levin | WTC I - O. Mustonen | WTC I - E. Parmentier | WTC I - S. Richter | WTC I - S. Schepkin
General Discussions:
Part 1
Discussions of Individual Recordings:
WTC I - T. Fellner
Well Tempered Clavier Book II, BWV 870-893: 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 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9
Reviews of Individual Recordings:
WTC II - D. Barenboim [P. Bright] | WTC II - G. Cooper | WTC II - F. Gulda | WTC II - A. Hewitt | WTC II - R. Kirkpatrick | WTC II - J. Middleton
General Discussions:
Part 1
Well Tempered Clavier Books I&II, BWV 846-893:
Reviews of Individual Recordings:
WTC I&II - B.v. Asperen, S. Ross & G. Wilson | WTC I&II - E. Crochet | WTC I&II - O. Dantone | WTC I&II - S. Feinberg | WTC I&II - A. Hewitt | WTC II&II - T. Nikolayeva | WTC II&II - L. Thiry [N. Halliday] | WTC I&II - Z. Ruzickova

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