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Julis Berger
Bach's Instrumental Works

Contents

Recordings of Solo Instrumental Music
Recordings of Chamber Works
Recordings of Orchestral Works
Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions
Recordings of Vocal Works

Julius Berger - Short Biography

Discography

Recordings of Solo Instrumental Music


S-1

J.S. Bach: Die Suiten für Violoncello solo = The suites for violoncello solo = Les suites pour violoncelle seul

 

Suites for solo cello, BWV 1007-1012 [18:24, 17:35, 21:51, 27:28, 24:16, 34:59]

Julius Berger (Violoncello) [5-string instrument built by Jan Pieter Rambouts, Amsterdam, 1700]

Orfeo S-146 853F
Orfeo S-146853F

Sep 26-28 & Nov 28-30, 1984

3-LP / TT:
2-CD / TT: 144:33

Recorded at Kreuzberg-Kirche bei Steingaden, Bavaria, Germany.
1st recording of Cello Suites BWV 1007-1012 by J. Berger.
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S-2

J.S. Bach: Sechs Suiten für Violoncello solo

 

Suites for solo cello, BWV 1007-1012 [16:40, 19:13, 21:53, 23:47, 23:41, 27:27]

Julius Berger (Violoncello) [Suites 1-5: Johan Baptist Guadagnini, ex-Davidoff, Turin 1780; Suite 6: five-string cello Jan Pieter Rambouts, Amsterdam 1700; Gut strings: Fisoma, Markneukirchen; Bow: Nicolas Maire, Mirecourt]

Wergo WER-4041-2

Apr 11, 12, 14, May 12 & Sep 26, 1995; Mar 13, 1996

2-CD / TT: 133:16

Recorded at Church of San Vigilio, Col San Martin, Province of Treviso, Italy.
2nd recording of Cello Suites BWV 1007-1012 by J. Berger.
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Recordings of Chamber Works


H-1

J.S. Bach & Adriana Hölszky:Wolke und Mond [H-2]

 

Sonata for viola da gamba & harpsichord No. 1 in G major, BWV 1027 [14:28]
Sonata for viola da gamba & harpsichord No. 2 in D major, BWV 1028 [14:51]
Sonata for viola da gamba & harpsichord No. 3 in G minor, BWV 1029 [15:09]
All arranged for cello & accordion

Julius Berger (Violoncello); Stefan Hussong (Accordion)

Wergo WER-6803-2

Jan-Feb 2001

CD / TT: 74:31

Kindly supported by the PRO MUSICA VIVA Maria Strecker-Daelen Stiftung. Manufactured & Printed in Austria.
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Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions


T-1

Inspired by Bach

 

CD-1:
Bach- Z. Kodály: WTC 1: Prelude & Fugue No. 8 in E flat minor, BWV 853, transcribed for cello & piano [2:52, 6:29]
Johannes X. Schachtner: Relief Nr. 3 – ich schrei aus tiefer Not frei nach dem Chorale Prelude BWV 686 (2013) [5:16]
J.S. Bach: Choralvorspiel Wenn ich einmal soll scheiden nach BWV 727 [2:08]
Johannes Brahms: Sonata for cello & piano No.1 in E minor, Op. 38 (takes numerous thematic cues from Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080) [36:12] (First recording of the probable first version in four movements)
Johannes Brahms/Albrecht Gürsching: Variationen nach einem altdeutschen Minnelied Verstohlen geht der Mond auf (1934) [5:10]
J.S. Bach: „Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit“ nach BWV 106 (Actus tragicus), transcription for cello & piano, dedicated to Andreas Barner [2:45]
CD-2:
Bach- Z. Kodály: Chorale Prelude Ach, was ist doch unser Leben, BWV 743, transcribed for cello & piano [5:49]
Bach- Z. Kodály: Chorale Prelude Vater unser im Himmelreich (V), BWV 762, transcribed for cello & piano [5:04]
Bach- Z. Kodály: Chorale Prelude Christus, der uns selig macht (III), BWV 747, transcribed for cello & piano [5:22]
L.v. Beethoven: Sontata for cello & piano No. 3 in A major, Op. 69 - Urfassung des ersten Satzes (1808) [11:48]
J.S. Bach: Aria for Alto Es Ist Vollbracht (Mvt. 30) from Johannes-Passion BWV 245 [5:03]
Max Reger: Sontata for cello & piano No. 4 in A minor, Op 116 (1910) (incorporating the BACH motif & the Chorale Wenn ich einmal sall scheiden) [32:15]
Max Reger: Suite for violin (or cello) & Piano, Op.103: Mvt. 3: Aria (1908) [4:56]

Julius Berger (cello); Oliver Kern (piano)

Nimbus Alliance NI-6302
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Mar 21-22, Oct 18, 2013; Apr 4-5, 2015

2-CD / TT: 131:13
MP3 / TT: 131:08

Recorded at Concert hall, University of Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany.
Watch on YouTube:
Julius Berger discusses his recording 'Inspired by BACH' [2:42]
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (September 2015)

Julius Berger: Short Biography | Recordings of Instrumental Works


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