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Five Little Preludes BWV 939-943
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Recordings: 1900-1949 | 1950-1959 | 1960-1969 | 1970-1979 | 1980-1989 | 1990-1999 | 2000-2009 | 2010-2019 | Unknown Year

Complete Recordings 1900-1949

1

Landowska Plays Bach [K-2]

Prelude in C major, BWV 939 [0:36]

Wanda Landowska (Harpsichord, Piano)

Pearl

1936

CD / TT: 78:17

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Complete Recordings 1950-1959

2

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

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-943 []

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

Philips A00155-6 L

Feb 10-21, 1952

2-LP / TT:

Recorded at Linke Wienzeile 42, Vienna.
Issued 1953. Re-issued in 1976 in two boxes of 10 LPs: 6747053/4.

Complete Recordings 1960-1969

3

Alte und neue Klaviermusik für die Jugend [K-1]

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-940 []

Dieter Zechlin (Piano)

LP Eterna 820 307

c1960

LP / TT:

 

4

Luciano Sgrizzi interprète J.S. Bach [K-1]

Prelude in C major, BWV 939 []

Luciano Sgrizzi (Harpsichord)

Alpha

Early 1960's ?

LP / TT:

 

5

Bach: Italian Concerto; English Suite No. 2; 12 Little Preludes [K-2]

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-942 [0:33, 0:50, 0:38, 0:44]

Igor Kipnis (Clavichord, Harpsicord)

Sony Classical

May 1965

CD / TT: 64:36

Recorded at 30th Street Studio, New York City, NY, USA.
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6

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

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-943 []

Martin Galling (Harpsichord)

Vox Unique

Late 1960's ?

2-CD / TT: 155:23

 

Complete Recordings 1970-1979

7

J. S. Bach: Das Italienische Konzert, Chromatische Fantasie und Fuge [K-1]
J.S. Bach: Harpsichord Recital
Johann Sebastian Bach - Andreas Angelo, Cembalo

Prelude in C major, BWV 939 []

Andreas Angelo (Harpsichord)

Sommerset CL-582
Alshire ASC-804
Europa 114 048.5

c1970

LP / TT:

 

8

Sixteen Piano Pieaces From The "Notenbuchlein fur Anna Magdalena Bach /No.2/"; Eighteen little preludes for piano [K-1]

18 Little preludes for Piano (Edited and remarks by Lajos Hernádi) [26:14]:
Five Little Preludes BWV 939-942

Kornél Zempléni (Piano)

Hungaroton SLPX 11657

c1970

LP / TT:

 

9

J.S. Bach: Preludes (6)/Inventions 2/3 - Werke für Cembalo [K-1]

 

Twelve Little Preludes:
BWV 924, BWV 939, BWV 999 [4:03]
BWV 925-926, BWV 940 [3:55]
BWV 941 [0:57]
BWV 942 [0:49]

Jörg Ewald Dähler (Harpsichord)

Claves
Claves

1971

CD / TT: 62:04
CD / TT: 72:55

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10

Bach: Preludes & Fugues (Bach-2000 Vol. 110) [A-9]
Bach 2000 Vol. 10: Keyboard Works 2 [Box Set] [B-2]

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-940 [0:35, 1:11]

Zuzana Ruzickova (Harpsichord)

Teldec (from Erato)

1975

CD / TT:
12-CD / TT:

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11

Bach: Little Preludes & Fugues (Bach-2000 Vol. 111) [A-10]
Bach 2000 Vol. 10: Keyboard Works 2 [Box Set] [B-2]

Five Little Preludes BWV 941-943 [0:35, 0:48, 2:08]

Zuzana Ruzickova (Harpsichord)

Teldec (from Erato)

1975

CD / TT:
12-CD / TT:

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12

Bach: Chromatische Fantasie und Fuge, etc. [K-2]

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-941 []

Hellmut Schoell (Piano)

Schoell Eslingen (Marhel) 30037

Late 1970's ?

LP / TT:

 

Complete Recordings 1980-1989

13

J. S. Bach: Kleine Praeludien und zweistimmige Inventionen [K-1]

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-942 [0:35, 0:41, 0:35, 0:54]

Eleonore Bühler-Kestler (Harpsichord)

Concerto Bayreuth CB-16001

1982

LP / TT:

Recorded in Bayreuth, Germany.
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14

J.S. Bach: Preludes, Fantasies & Fugues [K-7]

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-943 [0:34, 0:51, 0:38, 0:45, 1:28]

Kenneth Gilbert (Harpsichord)

Archiv Produktion

Apr 1984

CD / TT: 60:38

Recorded at Musee Du Cloitre Notre Dame, Chartres, France.
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15

The Complete Keyboard Works of J.S. Bach Vol. 6: Twenty pieces from the Notebook of The Anna Magdalena Notebook; Twelve Little Preludes; Six Little Preludes; Italian Concerto in F major [K-6]

Little Preludes BWV 924-930, Five Little Preludes BWV 939-942, Prelude in C minor, BWV 999 [11:42]

João Carlos Martins (Piano)

Concord Concerto / Labor Records / Tomato Music

1984

CD / TT:

Recorded at Pomona College, Claremont, California, USA.
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16

J.S. Bach: Capricci, BWV 992, 993; Toccata, BWV 914; Little Preludes, BWV 924-930, 933-942, 999 [K-1]

Little Preludes BWV 924-930, Five Little Preludes BWV 939-943, Prelude in C minor, BWV 999 [11:35]

Alexei Lubimov (Harpsichord) ["Tschudi" harpsichord - London 1766]

Melodiya C10-23877

1985

LP / TT:

 

17

J.S. Bach: Kleine Präludien und Fughetten [K-1]

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-942 [0:30, 0:50, 0:40, 0:35]

Ulrich Urban (Piano)

Eterna 729 184
Ars Vivendi

Jun 1986

LP / TT:
CD / TT: 54:27

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Complete Recordings 1990-1999

18

J.S. Bach: Preludes & Fugues · Italian Concerto [K-3]
J.S. Bach: Variations Goldberg · Partitas · Concerto italien · Préludes & fugues · Transcriptions Busoni [Box Set] [B-1]

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-943, Prelude BWV 999 [6:04]

Maria Tipo (Piano)

EMI Classics

Jul 1990

CD / TT: 75:44
5-CD / TT:

Recorded at Salle Wagram, Paris, France.
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19/1

Bach: Complete Works For Harpsichord, Vol. 12: Inventions Nos. 6-15; Sinfonias Nos. 1-15; Preludes [DC-12]

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-941 []

Canciones de Complete Works for Harpsicord Works, Volume 12

Christiane Jaccottet (Harpsichord)

Digital Concerto 712

1990

CD / TT: 69:46

Review: Bach’s Inventions/Sinfonias from Christiane Jaccottet
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19/2

J.S. Bach: Sinfonias Nos. 1-15; Prelude in C [PL-4]

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-943 []

Christiane Jaccottet (Harpsichord)

Pilz 134

1990

CD / TT:

 

20

J.S. Bach: Piano Works [K-12]

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-942 [0:33, 0:50, 0:37, 0:45]

János Sebestyén (Piano)

Naxos

Jun 21-22, 1991

CD / TT: 63:16

Recorded at the House of Arts in Szekszárd, Hungary.
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21

J.S. Bach 12 & 6 Little Preludes [K-17]

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-942 [0:45, 1:09, 0:54, 1:16]

Tatiana Nikolayeva (Piano)

Victor VICC-115

Nov 7-9, 1991

CD / TT:

Recorded at Imaichi-shi Public Hall, Japan.

22

J.S. Bach: Eighteen Little Preludes [K-3]

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-943 []

Diane Hidy (Piano)

Academy Records

1993

CD / TT: 35:00

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23

J.S. Bach: Complete Organ Works, Vol. 11 [R-11]

Prelude in C major, BWV 943 [2:27]

Kevin Bowyer (Organ) [Marcussen & Son - 1962/87]

Nimbus

May 1994

2-CD / TT: 113:03

Recorded at Sct. Hans Kirke, Odense, Denmark.
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24

J.S. Bach: From the W.F. Bach Notebook [K-7]

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-943 [5:40]

Wolfgang Rübsam (Piano)

Naxos

Oct 1994

CD / TT: 67:03

Recorded at Orum Hall, Valparaiso, Indiana, USA.
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25

J.S. Bach: French Suites [K-1]

Prelude in D minor, BWV 940 [0:48]
Prelude in A minor, BWV 942 [0:46]

Ilton Wjuniski (Harpsichord)

GM Recordings

Jan 1995

2-CD / TT: 148:18

Recorded at Regis College, Weston, MA, USA.
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26

Bach: French Suites · Little Preludes [K-3]

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-943, Prelude BWV 999 [5:56]

Angela Hewitt (Piano)

Hyperion

Jun, Aug 1995

2-CD / TT: 150:04

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27

J.S. Bach: Harpsichord Works [K-1]

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-943 [0:40, 0:35, 0:42, 0:46, 1:45]

Richard Egarr (Harpsichord)

EMI Classics

Sep 1995

CD / TT: 77:37

Recorded at Church of Maria Minor, Utrecht, Holland.
Review: Harpsichord Works by Richard Egarr
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28

J.S. Bach: Guitar Transcriptions [T-1]

Prelude in C major, BWV 939, transcribed for guitar by Enno Voorhorst [2:23]

Enno Voorhorst (Guitar) [José Ramirez 1963 (Felix Manzanero)]

Naxos

Jun 1996

CD / TT: 53:59

Recorded at Hervormde Kerk, Renswoude, Holland.
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29

Lessons with Bach: Complete Inventions · Complete Sinfonias · Little Preludes [K-8]

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-940 [0:38, 0:53]

Bob van Asperen (Harpsichord)

Aeolus

Sep 1999

CD / TT: 77:49

Recorded at Doopsgezindekerk, Haarlem, Holland.
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30

Bach: Bach as Teacher - Keyboard Works from the Cöthen Period (Edition Bachakademie Vol. 107) [K-7]
Bach: Keyboard Works 1, Box 8 [Box Set] [B-4]

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-943 [0:38, 0:58, 0:39, 0:52, 1:37]

Robert Hill (Clavichord)

Hänssler

Oct-Nov 1999

2-CD / TT 122:53
8-CD / TT:

Recorded at Kath. Pfarrkirche Oberried/Breisgau, Germany.
Review: “Bach as Teacher” from Robert Hill
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31

Bach: Suites, Fantasias, Preludes & Fugues [K-9]
Bach Edition Vol. 13 - Keyboard Works Vol. 2 [Box Set] [B-2]

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-943 [0:36, 1:00, 0:41, 0:57, 1:36]

Pieter-Jan Belder (Harpsichord)

Brillant Classics

Nov 1999

CD / TT: 76:45
12-CD / TT:

Recorded at Maria Minor, Utrecht, Holland.
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Complete Recordings 2000-2009

32

J.S. Bach: Inventions, Preludes, Symphonies (Bach Complete Vol. 4) [K-4]

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-943 []

Ivo Janssen (Piano)

Void (CODAEX)

2000

CD / TT: 70:43

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33

J.S. Bach: Inventions, Sinfonias, Little Preludes (Bach on Clavichord Vol. 3) [K-3]

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-942 [0:36, 0:54, 0:36, 0:46]

Richard Troeger (Clavichord)

Lyrichord

2000

CD / TT: 67:48

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34

J.S. Bach: French Overture; Little Preludes; Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue; Praeludium; Italian Concerto [K-3]

Prelude in E minor, BWV 942 [1:02]

Andrew Rangell (Piano)

Bridge

Aug 2003

CD / TT: 61:06

Recorded at Gardner Museum, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
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35

J.S. Bach: Französische Suiten Vol. 2 [K-4]

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-943 0:53, 0:40, 0:45, 0:32, 1:40]

Monica Leone (Piano)

ProClassica

2004 ?

CD / TT: 77:54

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36

J.S. Bach for Mandolin & Guitar [T-1]

Prelude in E minor, BWV 941, transcribed for mandolin & guitar [1:22]

Dorina Frati (Mandolin); Piera Dadomo (Guitar)

Dynamic

Jun 2005

CD / TT: 63:58

Recorded at Church of S. Maria Assunta, Navazzo, Brescia, Italy.
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37

Music of Tribute Vol. 5: J.S. Bach [K-1]

Prelude in C major, BWV 939 [0:33]
Prelude in E minor, BWV 941 [0:53]

Beatrice Berthold (Piano)

Labor Records

Aug 2005

CD / TT: 76:30

Recorded at Großer Sendsaal, Saarländischer Rundfunk, Saarbrücken, Germany.
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38

J.S. Bach: Little Preludes - V French Suite [K-2]

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-943 [0:35, 0:57, 0:40, 0:54, 1:30]

Ludovica Mosca (Piano)

Edicions Albert Moraleda 9315

Dec 27, 2005 [released]

CD / TT: 45:00

 

39

J.S. Bach: Petits Préludes, Fantaisies & Fugues [K-2]

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-943 []

Elisabeth Joyé (Harpsichord) [Ruckers II, 1624]

Alpha

2006

CD / TT:

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40

J.S. Bach - R. Schumann: Kleine Stücke [K-3]

Prelude in C major, BWV 939 [0:36]

Martin Stadtfeld (Piano)

Sony Classical 82876-72711-2

Jul 22-25, 2005

CD / TT:

Recorded at SWR Studio, Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
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41

Andrea Bacchetti plays Bach: Two-part Inventions & Sinfonias and other Keyboard works [K-5]

 

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-943 [0:37, 0:51, 0:43, 0:38, 0:53]

Andrea. Bacchetti (Piano)

Dynamic S629

Mar 2008; Sep 2008

2-CD / TT: 150:32

Recorded at Sala Verdi of the Milan Conservatory (March) and Fazioli Concert Hall of Sacile (PN) (September), Italy.
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42

Mordecai Shehori, pianist: Learning by Example Series, Vol. 3 [K-2]

Prelude in C major, BWV 939 [0:29]

Mordecai Shehori (Piano)

Cembal d’amour CD-131

2008

CD / TT: 79:36

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Complete Recordings 2010-2019

43

J. S. Bach: The Six French Suites, BWV 812-817; Little Preludes, BWV 924-943 [K-8]

 

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-943 []

Peter Watchorn (Harpsichord)

Musica Omnia MO-0402

May 16-18, 2011

3-CD / TT:

Recorded at…
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44

J.S. Bach: Keyboard Works [K-1]

Five Little Preludes BWV 939-943 [0:38, 0:49, 0:42, 0:48, 1:30]

Jovanka Marville (Clavichord)

Passacaille PAS-970

Aug 22-24, 2011

CD / TT: 56:18

Recorded in Waldenburg, Switzerland.
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45

J.S. Bach: Little Preludes and Fughettas [K-7]

Sechs kleine Praeludien:
No. 1 in C Major, BWV 939 [0:47]
No. 2 in D minor, BWV 940 [0:57]
No. 3 in E minor, BWV 941 [1:03]
No. 4 in A minor, BWV 942 [0:41]
No. 5 in C Major, BWV 943 [2:09]
All arranged for piano by Claudio Colombo

Claudio Colombo (Piano) [Yamaha digital pianos]

Claudio Colombo

Jul 22, 2012 [released]

MP3 / TT: 57:52

Recorded at…
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Complete Recordings - Unknown Recording Year

46

Classical Favorites Advertiser's Guide (Vol. 1, 2, 3, 4) [K-1]
Classical Moods: 100 Top Classical Favorites of All Time

Prelude in C major, BWV 939 [0:43]

Gina Arvey (Piano)

Cleopatra / Big Eye Music

?

4-CD / TT: 309:33

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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (February 2007 - March 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Matthias Hansen (March 2007, April 2007), Teddy Kaufman (March 2007, May 2007), Hiroyuki Tanaka (February 2008), Teri Noel Towe (May 2007)

Little Preludes for W.F. Bach BWV 924-932: Details | Recordings
Six Little Preludes BWV 933-938: Details | Recordings
Five Little Preludes BWV 939-943: Details | Recordings
Reviews:
Review: Harpsichord Works by Richard Egarr | “Bach as Teacher” from Robert Hill | Bach’s Inventions/Sinfonias from Christiane Jaccottet
Discussions:
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