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Emil Gilels
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

Emil Gilels - Short Biography

Recordings

Recordings of Solo Keyboard Works

K-1

Great Artists in Moscow Coservatoire - Emil Gilels, Piano

Partita No. 1 in B flat major, BWV 825 []
Bach-Siloti: Prelude in B minor (from Clavierbüchlein für W.F. Bach), BWV 855a, transcribed []

Emil Gilels (Piano)

Melodiya

Nov 29, 1950

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Grand Hall of Moscow State Conservatoire, Russia.
1st recording of Bach-Siloti: Prelude BWV 855a by E. Gilels.
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K-2

Emil Gilels

1. French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816 [20:01]
2. Bach-Busoni: Prelude & Fugue in D major BWV 532, transcribed for piano []

Emil Gilels (Piano)

Philips
(also RCA, Melodiya)

Feb 25, 1960 [1]; Jan 18, 1968 [2]

2-CD / TT: 158:01

Recorded at Town Hall, New York, NY, USA [1]; live at Grand Hall of the Philharmonic, Leningrad, Russia [2].
1st recording of Bach-Busoni: Prelude & Fugue BWV 532 by E. Gilels.
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K-3

Gilels

Aria & Variations in the Italian Style in A minor, BWV 989 []

Emil Gilels (Piano)

BBC (also King Record)

Feb 27, 1959

CD / TT:

Recorded at Concert Hall, BBC Broadcasting House, London, England.
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Recordings of Orchestral Works

O-1

Emil Gilels Legacy Vol. 1 

Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050 [20:55]

Kirill Kondrashin

USSR State Symphony Orchestra (National Philharmonic Orchestra)

Emil Gilels (Piano); Elisaveta Gilels (Violin); Nikolai Kharkovsky (Flute)

Doremi DHR-7747
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1948

CD / TT: 57:32
MP3 / TT: 57:33

Recorded in Moscow, Russia.
Other releases: USSR, Melodiya, Colosseum.
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Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions

T-9

Emil Gilels Legacy, Vol. 6

D. Shostakovich: Preludes & Fugues for piano, Op. 87: No. 1 in C major [2:40, 3:26], No. 5 in D Major [1:11, 1:40], No. 24 in D Minor [3:52, 6:43]

Emil Gilels (Piano)

Doremi DHR-7805

Feb 26, 1954

CD / TT: 73:21

Recorded live in Paris, France.
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T-10

Édition Emil Guilels: Fauré

D. Shostakovich: Preludes & Fugues for piano, Op. 87: No. 1 in C major [6:30], No. 5 in D Major [], No. 24 in D Minor [11:13]

Emil Gilels (Piano)

Chant Du Monde HC-46-10
Chant Du Monde LD-A-8104
Chant Du Monde LDS-A-8104
Chant Du Monde LDC- 278979

May 22 & 25, 1954

45 / TT:
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Recorded in studio in Paris, France.

T-11

Emil Gilels in Studio

D. Shostakovich: Preludes & Fugues for piano, Op. 87: No. 1 in C major [], No. 5 in D Major [], No. 24 in D Minor []

Emil Gilels (Piano)

Melodiya D-02828-29
Melodia (ND) OS-2147
Melodia/Eurodisc 88803-XCK
Eterna 120024
Melodia/Eurodisc GD-69098

1955

LP / TT:
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Recorded in Moscow, Russia.

T-12

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3; Saint Säens: Piano Concerto No. 2 (Great Recordings of the Century)
Mozart · Chopin · Shostakovich

 

D. Shostakovich: Preludes & Fugues for piano, Op. 87: No. 1 in C major [8:02], No. 5 in D major [3:22 / 3:14]; No. 24 in D minor [11:08 / 11:09]

Emil Gilels (Piano)

EMI Classics 45819
Testament SBT-1089

Oct 19-20, 1955

CD / TT: 75:40
CD / TT: 64:15

Recorded in New York City, NY, USA.
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T-1

Emil Gilels 2

Bach-Siloti: Prelude in B minor (from Clavierbüchlein für W.F. Bach), BWV 855a, transcribed [3:01]

Emil Gilels (Piano)

Philips
(also Melodiya, ABC Classics)

Oct 10, 1961

2-CD / TT:

Recorded live in Moscow, Russia.
2nd recording of Bach-Siloti: Prelude BWV 855a by E. Gilels.
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T-2

Bach, Beethoven, Medtner, Ravel - Emil Gilels
Russian Piano School: Emil Gilels, Volume Seven

 

Bach-Busoni: Prelude & Fugue in D major, BWV 532, transcribed for piano [13:07]

Emil Gilels (Piano)

Olympia
Melodiya
(also Chant du Monde, JVC, BMG, Philips, Award)

Jan 18, 1968

CD / TT: 64:58
CD / TT:

Recorded live at Grand Hall of the Philharmonic, Leningrad, Russia.
1st recording of Bach-Busoni: Prelude & Fugue BWV 532 by E. Gilels.
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T-3

Emil Gilels At Carnegie Hall (1969)
Emil Gilels Carnegie Hall Recital Vol. 1

 

Bach-Busoni: Prelude & Fugue in D major, BWV 532, transcribed for piano [13:13 / 13:25]

Emil Gilels (Piano)

Music & Arts
(also Melodiya, MHS, EMI, Eurodisc, Quintessence, JVC, Eterna)

Feb 2, 1969

CD / TT: 76:45

Recorded at Carngie Hall, New York, NY, USA.
2nd recording of Bach-Busoni: Prelude & Fugue BWV 532 by E. Gilels.
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T-4

Emil Gilels Carnegie Hall Recital Vol. 2

Bach-Siloti: Prelude in B minor (from Clavierbüchlein für W.F. Bach), BWV 855a, transcribed [3:35]

Emil Gilels (Piano)

Music & Arts
(also Melodiya, MHS, EMI, Quintessence, JVC, Eterna)

Feb 2, 1969

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Carnegie Hall, New York, NY, USA.
3rd recording of Bach-Siloti: Prelude BWV 855a by E. Gilels.
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T-5

Emil Gilels In Recital

Bach-Siloti: Prelude in B minor (from Clavierbüchlein für W.F. Bach), BWV 855a, transcribed [3:20]

Emil Gilels (Piano)

Music & Arts

Dec 24, 1977

CD / TT: 70:52

Recorded live in Moscow, Russia.
4th recording of Bach-Siloti: Prelude BWV 855a by E. Gilels.
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T-6

?

Bach-Siloti: Prelude in B minor (from Clavierbüchlein für W.F. Bach), BWV 855a, transcribed []

Emil Gilels (Piano)

Triton / Music Bible

Dec 25, 1977

DVD / TT:

Recorded live in Moscow, Russia.
5th recording of Bach-Siloti: Prelude BWV 855a by E. Gilels.

T-7

?

Bach-Siloti: Prelude in B minor (from Clavierbüchlein für W.F. Bach), BWV 855a, transcribed []

Emil Gilels (Piano)

CBS/Sony
(also Melodiya, Suprahon)

Nov 14, 1979

LP / TT:

Recorded live at Avery Fisher Hall, New York, NY, USA.
6th recording of Bach-Siloti: Prelude BWV 855a by E. Gilels.

T-8

Emil Gilels: The Unpublished Recordings

Bach-Siloti: Prelude in B minor (from Clavierbüchlein für W.F. Bach), BWV 855a, transcribed []
Bach-Busoni: Prelude & Fugue in D major, BWV 532, transcribed for piano []

Bearac Reissues BRC-2133

? (not known which of the above recor)

2-CD / TT:

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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (March 2007 - August 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Matthias Hansen (June 2007), Teddy Kaufman (January 2007), Teri Noel Towe (April 2007)

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