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Well-Tempered Clavier Book I, BWV 846-869
Recordings - Part 6

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

Complete Recordings 1990-1999

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Complete Recordings 2000-2009 >

70

J.S. Bach: Well Tempered Clavier Book I [K-2]

WTC 1: Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Edward Aldwell (Piano)

Nonesuch

Jun 1990

2-CD / TT:

Recorded at American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, New York, USA.
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71

J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemeprierte Klavier (I)

WTC 1: Preludes and fugues BWV 846-869

Kristin Wachenfeld (Hapsichord)

Ambitus

1990

2-CD / TT: 116:43

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72/1

The Well-Tempered Organ 1 [K-1]

WTC 1: Preludes & Fugues Nos, 1-16, BWV 846-861 []

John Wells (Organ) [Letourneau]

Ribbonwood 1006

1991

CD / TT:

Recorded at St Paul's Collegiate School, Hamilton, New Zealand.

72/2

The Well-Tempered Organ 2 [K-2]

WTC 1: Preludes & Fugues Nos. 17-24, BWV 862-869 []

John Wells (Organ) [Aplin]

Ribbonwood 1007

1998

CD / TT:

Recorded at St Patrick's Cathedral, Auckland, New Zealand.

73

J.S. Bach: Das wohltemperierte Klavier Teil II, BWV 870-893 [K-1]

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893

Anneke Uittenbosch (Harpsichord) [by Joel Katzman, Amsterdam 1989, after 17th century Parisian examples]

Globe

Feb-Mar 1992

2-CD / TT: 145:08

Recorded in Utrecht, Holland.
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74

J. S Bach: Das Wohlgemperierte Klavier I-II [K-6]

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

Takahiro Sonoda (Piano)

Evica 4001/04

Apr 1992

4-CD / TT:

2nd recording of WTC by T. Sonoda.

75

J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier I [K-9]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Huguette Dreyfus (Harpsichord) [Guillaume Hemsch - 1763]

Denon

Oct 1992

2-CD / TT: 117:06

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76

J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier BWV 846-869, Book I [K-2]
J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier [B-2]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869 [127:34]

Vladimir Feltsman (Piano)

MusicMasters
Musical Heritage Society
Nimbus NI-2516/19

Dec 9-11 & 16, 1992

2-CD / TT: 127:34
2-CD / TT: 127:34
4-CD / TT: 280:49

Recorded at American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New Yotk City, New York, USA.
1st recording of WTC 1 BWV 846-869 by V. Feltsman.
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77

Bach: Le Clavier Bien Tempéré, Premier Livre [K-4]
Blandine Verlet Plays Bach [Box Set]
[B-1]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Blandine Verlet (Harpsichord)

Astrée
Astrée Auvidis - Naïve

May 1993

2-CD / TT: 107:12
6-CD / TT:

Recorded at Musée Unterlinden de Colmar, France.
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78

J.S. Bach: Das wohltemperierte Klavier [K-1]

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

Enrica Cavallo (Piano)

Dynamic

1994-1995

4-CD / TT:

Recorded in Genoa, Italy.
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79

J.S. Bach: Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Clavier, I. und II. Teil [L-1]

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

Zuzana Ruzickova (Harpsichord) [Ruckers copy (WTC 1), Harass copy (WTC 2)

Panton

Jan 1995

2-CD / TT: 272:14

2nd recording of WTC 1 by Z. Ruzickova. Recorded at Sound Studio of Music Faculty of AMU, Prague.
Review: WTC Ruzickova
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80

J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier I [K-1]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Valery Afanassiev (Piano)

Denon

Apr 1995

2-CD / TT: 138:20

Recorded at Musica Théâtre, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.
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81

J.S. Bach: The Well Tempered Clavier Book I (24 Preludes and Fugues) [K-2]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Jenö Jandó (Piano)

Naxos

Dec 1995

2-CD / TT: 110:38

Recorded at the Unitarian Church, Budapest, Hungary.
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82

J.S. Bach: Das Woltemperirte Klavier, Book 1 [K-1]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Masaaki Suzuki (Harpsichord)

BIS

May 1996

2-CD / TT: 118:40

Recorded at Kobe Shoin Women's University, Japan.
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83

J.S. Bach: Preludes Without Fugues (Präludien ohne Fugen) [K-1]

 

WTC 1: Prelude No. 1 in C major, BWV 846 [3:56]
WTC 1: Prelude No. 2 in C minor, BWV 847 [1:34]
WTC 1: Prelude No. 17 in A flat major, BWV 862 [2:02]
WTC 1: Prelude No. 7 in E flat major, BWV 852 [2:54]
WTC 1: Prelude No. 21 in B flat major, BWV 866 [1:04]
WTC 1: Prelude No. 8 in E flat minor, BWV 853 [3:46]
WTC 1: Prelude No. 24 in B minor, BWV 869 [5:24]
WTC 1: Prelude No. 9 in E major, BWV 854 [1:10]
WTC 1: Prelude No. 20 in A minor, BWV 865 [1:04]
WTC 1: Prelude No. 6 in D minor, BWV 851 [1:49]
WTC 1: Prelude No. 5 in D major, BWV 850 [1:38]
WTC 1: Prelude No. 12 in F minor, BWV 857 [2:31]
WTC 1: Prelude No. 13 in F sharp major, BWV 858 [4:09]
WTC 1: Prelude No. 3 in C sharp major, BWV 848 [1:05]
WTC 1: Prelude No. 4 in C sharp minor, BWV 849 [2:18]
WTC 1: Prelude No. 3 in C sharp major, BWV 848 [1:01]
Bach-Zacharias: WTC 1: Prelude & Fugue No. 24 in B minor, BWV 869, arranged for wind instruments [3:39]
WTC 1: Prelude No. 16 in G minor, BWV 861 [2:00]
WTC 1: Prelude No. 24 in B minor, BWV 869 (4:10).

Christian Zacharias (Piano)
BWV 869: Otto Winter (Oboe d'amore); Barbara Bode (Oboe); Georg Klütsch (Bassoon)

EMI Classics 556489-2

Aug. 2-4, 1996
Oct. 31, 1996 [BWV 869]

CD / TT: 60:23

Recorded at Salle de la Musique, La Chaux-de-Fonds; France..
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84/1

Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1 (1-12)

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

Bernard Lagacé (Organ)

Analekta/Fleurs de Lys

Aug 1996

CD / TT: 68:40

Recorded at Église Immaculée-Conception, Montréal, Canada.
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84/2

Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1 (13-24)

WTC 1: 12 Preludes & Fugues Nos. 13-24, BWV 858-869

Bernard Lagacé (Organ)

Analekta/Fleurs de Lys

Aug 1996

CD / TT: 71:41

Recorded at Église Immaculée-Conception, Montréal, Canada.
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85

J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier BWV 846-893 [K-2]

 

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Pieter-Jan Belder (Harpsichord)

Erasmus

1996

4-CD / TT:

1st recording of WTC by P.J. Belder.
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86

Bach: Das Wohltemperirte Clavier Book 1 [K-5]
Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier [Box Set] [B-1]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Angela Hewitt (piano)

Hyperion

Jun, Dec 1997

2-CD / TT: 116:37
4-CD / TT:

Recorded at the Beethovensaal, Hannover, Germany.
Review: Hewitt's recordings of the Well Tempered Clavier
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87

Bach & Shostakovich: Preludes & Fugues [K-1]

 

12 Preludes & Fugues from WTC 1 BWV 846-869:
No. 1 BWV 846, No. 5 BWV 850, No. 6 BWV 851, No. 7 BWV 852, No. 11 BWV 856, No. 12 BWV 857, No. 13 BWV 858, No. 17 BWV 862, No. 18 BWV 863, No. 19 BWV 864, No. 23 BWV 868, No. 24 BWV 869

Olli Mustonen (Piano)

RCA Red Seal 74321-61446-2

1997

2-CD / TT: 111:17

The other 12 Preludes & Fugues from WTC 1 were recorded in Nov 2002.
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88

J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier I [K-4]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Sergey Schepkin (Piano)

Ongaku Records

Jan 14-15, 1998; Jul 31, 1998

2-CD / TT:

Recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, MA, USA.
Review: Schepkin’s Well Tempered Clavier, Book I (10 Parts)
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89

Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I [K-1]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

David Korevaar (Piano)

Musicians Showcase / MSR Classics

Jan 28-29, 1998

2-CD / TT: 114:58

Recorded at S.U.N.Y. Purchase, NY, USA.
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90

J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Books I & II [K-1]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869 [110:14]

Bernard Roberts (Piano)

Nimbus Records

Jul-Aug 1998

4-CD / TT: 256:44

Recorded at Concert Hall of the Nimbus Foundation, Wyastone, England.
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91

J.S. Bach: Le Clavier Bien Tempéré, Premier Livre [K-1]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Frédéric Desenclos (Organ) [1-12: Garrels 1726 - Flewtrop 1994] [13-24: Freytag - Aubertin 1994]

Triton

Oct 1998 [1-12]; Jan 1999 [13-24]

2-CD / TT:

Recorded at Oud Katholieke Kerk de La Haye, Holland [1-12]; l’Eglise Saint-Vincent, Lyon, France [13-24].
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92

J.S. Bach: The Well Tempered Clavier, Vol. 1 [K-2]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Julia Cload (Piano)

Meridian

1998

2-CD / TT: 124:02

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93

J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier I BWV 846-869 [K-5]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Evgeni Koroliov (piano)

Tacet 93

1998-1999

2-CD / TT: 129:27

Recorded in Frankfurt / Main, Germany
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94/1

Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1, Part 1 [K-1]

WTC 1: Preludes & Fuges Nos, 1-12, BWV 846-869

Léon Berben (Harpsichord) [Copy after Couchet, by Willem Kroesbergen]

Brilliant Classics

1999

CD / TT: 56:21

Recorded at Maria Minor, Utrecht, Holland.
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94/2

Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1, Part 2 [K-2]

WTC 1: Preludes & Fuges Nos, 13-24, BWV 858-861

Léon Berben (Harpsichord) [Copy after Couchet, by Willem Kroesbergen]

Brilliant Classics

1999

CD / TT: 56:41

Recorded at Maria Minor, Utrecht, Holland.
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95

J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1 (Lars Sellergren Plays, Vol. 2) [K-1]

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

Lars Sellergren (Piano)

Sterling CDA 1659-60-2

1999

2-CD / TT: 120:27

Recorded at Broadcasting House: Recording Studio 3, Stockholm, Sweden and were first transmitted through radio.
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96

Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier I [K-1]

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Jouni Somero (Piano)

Jubal

1999

2-CD / TT:

 

< Complete Recordings 1980-1989

Complete Recordings 2000-2009 >

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (December 2006 - December 2012)
Thanks to contributors: Eva Hedlund (February 2008), Teddy Kaufman (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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