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Friedrich Gulda
Bach's Instrumental Works

Contents

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

Friedrich Gulda - Short Biography

Comparative Review: Bach’s Well Tempered Clavier Book 1: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6
Comparative Review: Bach's Well Tempered Clavier Book II: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9
Review: Gulda’s Well-Tempered Clavier Book II (2 Parts)

Recordings

Recordings of Solo Keyboard Works

K-1

Friedrich Gulda - The first Recordings

1. WTC 1: Prelude No.15 in G major, BWV 860 []
2. Partita No. 1 in B flat major, BWV 825: Menuet I & II []
3. Toccata No. 2 in C minor, BWV 911: Fugue []

Friedrich Gulda (Piano)

Decca

Oct 1947

CD / TT:

Recorded in London, England.
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K-2

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1. No.8 in e flat minor, BWV 877
2. English Suite No.3 in a minor

Friedrich Gulda (Piano)

Decca

1950's

LP / TT:

Recorded in London, England [1]

K-3

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1. Sonata for flute and basso continuo, BWV.1035; w/ Ernst Knava(viola da gamba); Gulda played Altblockflöte and clavichord.
2. Prelude No.1 in C major, BWV 846
3. Prelude No.3 in C sharp major, BWV 848
4. Prelude No.17 in A flat major, BWV 862
5. Prelude No.9 in E major, BWV 878
6. Prelude No.20 in a minor, BWV 889
7. Chromatic Fantasia & Fugue in D minor, BWV 903
8. Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971 []
9. English Suite No.3 in a minor

Friedrich Gulda (Piano)

Philips (from Amadeo)

Nov 1961 [3], Jan 1965 [8]; 1977-1978 [1, 2, 4-7, 9]

3-CD / TT:

Recorded in Vienna, Austria [3]. 2nd recording of Chromatic Fantasia & Fugue BWV 903 by F. Gulda.

K-4

Friedrich Gulda Plays Beethoven & Bach

Chromatic Fantasia & Fugue in D minor, BWV 903 [5:12 + 4:24]

Friedrich Gulda (Piano)

Andante

Jun 1964

CD / TT: 50:16

Recorded live at Großer Saal, Musikverein, Vienna, Austria. 1st recording of Chromatic Fantasia & Fugue BWV 903 by F. Gulda. Other works: by L.v. Beethoven.
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K-8

Friedrich Gulda plays Beethoven & Bach

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

Friedrich Gulda (Piano)

EuroArts 2058698

1970

DVD / TT: 79:00

Recorded live at the 1970 Beethovenfest Bonn, Germany.
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K-5

Bach: The Well-tempered Clavier Bk 1

WTC 1: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 846-869

Friedrich Gulda (Piano)

Philips (from MPS) / RussianDVD

Apr 1972

2-CD / TT: 124:12

Recorded at MPS-Tonstudio, Villingen, Germany.
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K-6

Bach: The Well-tempered Clavier Bk 2

WTC 2: 24 Preludes & Fugues BWV 870-893

Friedrich Gulda (Piano)

Philips (from MPS) / RussianDVD

May 1973

2-CD / TT: 152:13

Recorded at MPS-Tonstudio, Villingen, Germany
Review: Gulda’s Well-Tempered Clavier Book II (2 Parts)
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K-7

Gulda Plays Bach

1. English Suite No. 2 in A minor, BWV 807 [18:59]
2. Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971 [11:37]
3. Toccata No. 2 in C minor, BWV 911 [10:16]
4. English Suite No. 3 in G minor, BWV 808 [17:18]
5. Capriccio on the Departure of a Beloved Brother in B flat major, BWV 992 [8:52]

Friedrich Gulda (Piano)

Andante

Mar 14, 1955 [3]; Apr 5, 1959 [5]; Oct 27, 1969 [4]; Nov 10, 1970 [1, 2];

CD / TT: 50:16

First release ever. Recorded at: Studio DeutschlandRadio Berlin-Lankwitz, Germany [1, 2]; Live in Trieste, Italy (Private recording by Friedrich Gulda) [3]; SFB-Studio Berlin, Germany [4]; Live in Uppsala, Sweden (Private recording by Friedrich Gulda) [5].

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (September 2006 - May 2011)
Thanks to contributors: Matthias Hansen (April 2007), Teddy Kaufman (January 2007)

Friedrich Gulda: Short Biography | Recordings of Instrumental Works
Reviews of Instrumental Recordings:
Gulda’s Well-Tempered Clavier Book II (2 Parts)

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