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Alice Ehlers
Bach's Instrumental Works

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Recordings of Solo Keyboard Works
Recordings of Chamber Works
Recordings of Orchestral Works
Recordings of Vocal Works

Alice Ehlers - Short Biography

Recordings

Recordings of Solo Keyboard Works

K-1

Decca presents an album of harpsichord music (Old dances of the 17th and 18th centuries), Vol. 1

French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816: Gavotte []
French Suite No. 1 in D minor, BWV 812: Sarbande []

Alice Ehlers (Harpsichord)

Decca A-61 (23089-23091) [mx. 65540, 65544]

May 5, 1939

3 x 10” 78 rpm

Recorded in New York City, New York, USA.

K-2

Decca presents an album of harpsichord music (Old dances of the 17th and 18th centuries), Vol. 2

 

English Suite No. 2 in A minor, BWV 807: Bourree I & II []
French Suite No. 6 in E major, BWV 817: Allemande.[]

Alice Ehlers (Harpsichord)

Decca A-62 (23112-23114) [mx. 65549, 65547]

May 5, 1939

3 x 10” 78 rpm

Recorded in New York City, New York, USA.

K-3

J.S. Bach: The Italian Concerto, First Movement; Fifth Brandenberg Concerto, Second Movement

 

Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971: Mvt. 1 []
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050: Mvt. 2 []

Alice Ehlers (Harpsichord); String ensemble

Decca 25221 [mx M-52104, H-52106]

1939-1941

78 rpm

Recorded in New York City, New York, USA.

K-4

Harpsichord Music: Old Dances of the 17th and 18th centuries, Vols. 1 & 2

 

French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816: Gavotte []
French Suite No. 1 in D minor, BWV 812. Sarabande []
English Suite No. 2 in A minor, BWV 807. Bourrée []
French Suite No. 4 in E flat major, BWV 815: Allemande []

Alice Ehlers (Harpsichord)

Decca DL-8019

May 5, 1939 [released 1950]

LP / TT:

Recorded in New York City, New York, USA.
Reissue of [K-1] & [K-2]. On the original 78 rpm the Allemande is from French Suite No. 6; on the LP reissue from Suite No. 4.

K-5

J.S. Bach: English Suite No. 2 in A Minor; English Suite No, 3 in G Minor

English Suite No. 2 in A minor, BWV 807 []
English Suite No. 3 in G minor, BWV 808 []

Alice Ehlers (Harpsichord)

Allegro Galaxy ALG-3017

1950

LP / TT:

Recorded at…

K-6

J.S. Bach: English Suite No. 5 in E Minor; English Suite No. 6 in D Minor

English Suite No. 5 in E minor, BWV 810 []
English Suite No. 6 in D minor, BWV 811 []

Alice Ehlers (Harpsichord)

Allegro Elite 3094

1953

LP / TT:

Recorded at…

Recordings of Chamber Works

H-1

J.S. Bach: Sonatas for violin and harpsichord

 

Sonatas for violin & keyboard, BWV 1014-1019 []

Boris Schwarz (Violin); Alice Ehlers (Harpsichord)

Gamut 12.117-128 [mx. 1824, 1828-1832, 1836-1837, 1842-1844, 1846, 1851-1852, 1854]

1939

6 x 78 rpm

Some of the matrix numbers unknown.
Recorded at…

H-2

Library of Congress Music Division concert, 1958-03-07

 

Sonata for viola da gamba & harpsichord No. 2 in D major, BWV 1028 []
Chromatic Fantasia & Fugue in D minor, BWV 903 []

Eva Heinitz (Viola da gamba); Alice Ehlers (Harpsichord)

Library of Congress

Mar 7, 1958

1 sound tape reel

Recorded at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., USA. Concert given under the auspices of the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation in the Library of Congress. Produced by the Music Division and the Recording Laboratory of the Library of Congress.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

Recordings of Orchestral Works

O-1

J.S. Bach: Brandenberg concerto no. 5; Henry Brant: Concerto for flute

 

Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050 []

William C. Byrd

College-Conservatory Orchestra

Robert Cavally (Flute); Alice Ehlers (Harpsichord); Eddy Brown (Violin)

Erlanger, KY: Group Effort Sound Studios 5C718

Feb 24, 1957

MC / TT:

Recorded at College-Conservatory Concert Hall. This recording was digitally remastered from the original transcriptions discs by Bill Gwynne of Group Effort Sound Studioes, Erlanger, Ky; with special thanks to Frank Powers.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

O-2

Concerts, 1962

 

Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050 []

Ralph Matesky

ISOMATA High School Symphony Orchestra

Carl Dolmetsch (Recorder); Alice Ehlers (Harpsichord); Alice Schoenfeld (Violin); Louise de Tullio (Flute); Eleanore Schoenfeld (Violoncello); Ron Romm (Trumpet)

ISOMATA.

1962

2-LP / TT:

Recorded at Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts (ISOMATA), Idyllwild, California, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

O-3

Dolmetsch, Ehlers, Schoenfeld at Idyllwild

 

Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049 []
Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971 []

Ralph Matesky

ISOMATA Graduate Chamber Orchestra

Carl Dolmetsch, Shirley Robbins (Recorders); Alice Ehlers (Harpsichord); Alice Schoenfeld (Violin); Eleanore Schönfeld (Violoncello)

ISOMATA

1962 (?)

2-LP / TT:

Recorded at Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts (ISOMATA), Idyllwild, California, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (May 2007 - January 2013)
Thanks to contributors: David Hertzberg (January 2013); Teri Noel Towe (May 2007)

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