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Ethel Bartlett & Rae Robertson
Bach's Instrumental Works

Contents

Recordings of Solo Keyboard Works
Recordings of Chamber Works
Recordings of Orchestral Works
Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions
Recordings of Vocal Works

Ethel Bartlett - Short Biography
Rae Robertson – Short Biography

Recordings

Recordings of Solo Keyboard Works

Recordings of Chamber Works

H-1

Bach: Sonata N °1 in G major

 

Sonata for viola da gamba & harpsichord No. 1 in G major, BWV 1027 []

John Barbirolli (Cello); Ethel Bartlett (Piano)

Columbia/National Gramophonic Society NGS-133/134 [mx. AX- 5084/5087].

Jul 1, 1929

78 rpm

 

Recordings of Orchestral Works

O-1

Bach: Concerto in F minor for piano and strings; Chorale

 

Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 []
Bach-Rummel: Chorale Prelude Blessed Jesus, here we stand (Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier), BWV 731, transcribed for piano []

No conductor is listed. Perhaps John Barbirolli

Unidentified (string quartet)

Ethel Bartlett (Piano)

Columbia/National Grammophonic Society. NGS-151/152 [mx. WAX-5295/5298]

Dec 18, 1929

2 x 78 rpm

Recorded at London, Central Hall, Westminster, England.
Ethel Bartlett recorded the Concerto BWV 1056 also on Jun 3, 1929 for Columbia Columbia [mx. WAX-4989/4991] but that recording remained unissued. It is not known who were the conductor and orchestra in both recordings.

O-2

Bach: Concerto in C major for Two Pianos and Strings

Concerto for 2 harpsichords, strings & continuo No. 2 in C major, BWV 1061 []

John Barbirolli

A pickup orchestra

Ethel Bartlett & Rae Robertson (Piano Duo)

HMV C-2648

Dec 20, 1933

78 rpm

Recorded in London, England.
It seems to have been the first recording of the work.

Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions

T-1

Bach: Jesus bleibet meine Freude; Organ Fugue BWV 578

 

Bach-E. Horne: Chorale Joy Of Man's Desiring (Jesu Bleibet meine Freude) (Mvt. 10) from Cantata BWV 147, transcribed for 2 pianos []
Bach-Mednikoff: Fugue in G minor ("Little"), BWV 578, transcribed for 2 pianos []

Ethel Bartlett & Rae Robertson (Piano Duo)

Columbia 201-202

Early 1930’s (?)

78 rpm

 

T-2

Bach: Organ Sonata BWV 525

 

Bach-???: Trio Sonata No. 1 in E flat major, BWV 525, arranged for two pianos []

Ethel Bartlett & Rae Robertson (Piano Duo)

HMV C 2614 [mx. 2B 5266-2/5267-2]

Jul 20, 1933

78 rpm

 

T-3

Great Pianists - J.S. Bach: Piano Transcriptions

Bach-Howe: Aria for Soprano Schafe können sicher weiden (Mvt. 9) from Cantata BWV 208, transcribed for 2 pianos [4:33]

Ethel Bartlett & Rae Robertson (Piano Duo)

Columbia 47873/4
Naxos Historical

Jan 3, 1940

78 rpm
CD / TT: 67:39

Recorded in New York, NY, USA.

T-5

J.S. Bach: Piano Transcriptions, Vol. 2 (Great Pianists) (1925-1950)

 

Bach-Mednikoff: Fugue in G minor ("Little"), BWV 578, transcribed for 2 pianos [3:13]

Ethel Bartlett & Rae Robertson (Piano Duo)

Columbia DB2371 [CA20387-1]
Naxos Historical 8.111119

May 12, 1947

78 rpm:
CD / TT: 79:47

Recorded in London, England.
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T-4

Our Favorite Encores

 

Bach-E. Horne: Chorale Joy Of Man's Desiring (Jesu Bleibet meine Freude) (Mvt. 10) from Cantata BWV 147, transcribed for 2 pianos []
Bach-Howe: Aria for Soprano Sheep May Safely Graze (Schafe können sicher weiden) (Mvt. 9) from Cantata BWV 208, transcribed for 2 pianos []
Bach-C. Ross: Gigue from Sonata for 2 violins & continuo in C major, BWV 1037, transcribed for 2 pianos []

Ethel Bartlett & Rae Robertson (Piano Duo)

MGM E-3150

1954

LP / TT:

 

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (June 2011 - November 2011)
Thanks to contributors: Yoël L. Arbeitman (May 2009), Farhan Malik (October 2011)

Ethel Bartlett: Short Biography | Recordings of Instrumental Works

Rae Robertson: Short Biography | Recordings of Instrumental Works

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