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Robert Hill
Bach's Instrumental Works

Contents

Recordings of Solo Keyboard Works
Recordings of Chamber Works
Recordings of Orchestral Works
Recordings of Musical Offering & Art of Fugue
Box Sets
Recordings of Vocal Works

Robert Hill - Short Biography

Comparative Review: Round-Up of Goldberg Variations Recordings: Recordings | Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7
Review: “Bach as Teacher” from Robert Hill
Review: Bach Harpsichord Discs from Hill and Suzuki
Discussions: Lute Works - played by Robert Hill (Lute-Harpsichord)
Comparative Review: Bach's Sonatas for Violin & Harpsichord: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7
Comparative Review: Bach's Die Kunst Der Fuge: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5

Recordings

Recordings of Solo Keyboard Works

K-1

J.S. Bach: Five Harpsichord Suites

Suite in A minor, BWV 818a [12:43]
Suite in E flat major, BWV 819a [16:21]
Suite in F minor, BWV 823 [7:05]
Partita in A major, BWV 832 [8:49]
Partita for lute in C minor, BWV 997 [17:26]

Robert Hill (Harpsichord)

Music & Arts

May 1988

CD / TT: 62:24

Recorded at Biddle Music Building, Duke Univeristy, Durham, NC, USA.
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K-2

J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations BWV 988

Goldberg Variations BWV 988

Robert Hill (Harpsichord)

Music & Arts

May 1993

CD / TT: 75:07 / 74:20

Recorded live at Kaufhaussaal, Freiburg, Germany.
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K-3

Bach: Works for Lute-Harpsichord (Edition Bachakademie Vol. 109)

Suite in F minor, BWV 823 [6:48]
Fantasia & Fughetta in B flat major, BWV 907 [4:13]
Fantasia & Fughetta in D major, BWV 908 [3:24]
Prelude & Fantasia in C minor BWV 921/1121 [3:04, 3:18]
Works for Lute BWV 996-999 [15:50, 19:44, 13:33, 1:40]

Robert Hill (Lute-Harpsichord)

Hänssler

Sep 1998

CD / TT: 71:46

Recorded at Kirche St. Fides und Markus, Freiburg-Sölden, Germany. Included in Box Set [B-4].
Discussions: Lute Works - played by Robert Hill (Lute-Harpsichord)
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K-4

Bach: Harpsichord Music by the Young Johann Sebastian Bach, Vol. 1 (Edition Bachakademie Vol. 102)

Overture (Suite) in F major, BWV 820 [8:38]
Partita in A major, BWV 832 [9:26]
Prelude & Partita in F major, BWV 833 [8:56]
Prelude & Fugue in A major, BWV 896 [3:04]
Fantasia in G minor, BWV 917 [2:22]
Fantasia & Fugue in A minor, BWV 944 [6:39]
Sonata in A minor, BWV 967 [3:38]
Aria & Variations in the Italian Style in A minor, BWV 989 [14:55]
Capriccio on the Departure of a Beloved Brother in B flat major, BWV 992 [12:03]

Robert Hill (Harpsichord)

Hänssler

Mar 1999

CD / TT: 69:54

Recorded at Kath. Pfarrkirche Oberried, Germany. Included in Box Set [B-4].
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K-5

Bach: Harpsichord Music by the Young Johann Sebastian Bach, Vol. 2 (Edition Bachakademie Vol. 103)

Suite in B flat major), BWV 821 [9:24]
Suite in G minor, BWV 822 [13:11]
Fantasia & Fugue in D minor, BWV 905: Prelude BWV 905/1 [1:09]
Toccata No. 3 in D major, BWV 912a: (Presto) Allegro & Adagio - Fugue [9:54]
Prelude in B minor, BWV 923 [3:37]
Fugue on a theme by Albinoni in C major, BWV 946 [3:26]
Fugue in A major, BWV 949 [4:24]
Fugue on a theme by Albinoni in A major, BWV 950 [5:27]
Fugue on a theme by Albinoni in B minor, BWV 951 [7:41]
Fugue on a theme by Albinoni in B mino, BWV 951a [6:05]
Fugue in B flat major, BWV 955 [3:43]
Fugue in A minor, BWV 959 [3:14]
Sonata in D major, BWV 963 [9:26]
Sarabande & Partita in C major, BWV 990 [19:03]
Capriccio in honour of J.C. Bach in E major, BWV 993 [6:22]

Robert Hill (Harpsichord)

Hänssler

Mar 1999

2-CD / TT: 107:00

Recorded at Kath. Pfarrkirche Oberried, Germany. Included in Box Set [B-4].
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K-6

Bach: Concerto, Fantasia & Fugue - Keyboard Works From The Weimar Period (Edition Bachakademie Vol. 105)

Suite in A minor BWV 818a [14:19]
Prelude & Fugue in A minor, BWV 894 [10:09]
Chromatic Fantasia & Fugue in D minor, BWV 903 [12:25]
Fantasia & Fugue in A minor, BWV 904 [9:23]
Prelude (Fantasia) in A minor, BWV 922 [6:14]

Robert Hill (Harpsichord)

Hänssler

Oct 1999

CD / TT: 52:27

Recorded at Kath. Pfarrkirche Oberried/Breisgau, Germany. Included in Box Set [B-4].
Review: Bach Harpsichord Discs from Hill and Suzuki
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K-7

Bach: Bach as Teacher - Keyboard Works from the Cöthen Period (Edition Bachakademie Vol. 107)

CD 1:
Prelude in E flat major BWV 815a [1:43]
Suite in E flat major BWV 819a [16:31]
Sarabande in G minor BWV 839 [2:09]
Courante in G major BWV 840 1:57]
Prelude & Fugue in C major BWV 872a [2:42]
Prelude in D minor BWV 875a [1:22]
Prelude & Fugue in A minor, BWV 895 [3:21]
Prelude & Fughetta in E minor, BWV 900 [4:11]
Prelude & Fughetta in F major, BWV 901 [2:37]
Prelude & Fughetta in G major, BWV 902/1a [2:16]
Fantasia über ein rondo in C minor, BWV 918 [4:59]
Fugue in A minor, BWV 947 [3:33]
Fugue in D minor, BWV 948 [4:47]
Fugue in C major, BWV 953 [1:43]
Fugue in E minor, BWV 956 [3:02]
Fugue in G major, BWV 957 [1:23]
CD 2:
Menuett in C minor BWV 813a [1:11]
Menuett in E flat major BWV 815a [1:39]
Suite in A minor BWV 818 [12:45]
Prelude & Fugue in C major BWV 870a [2:56]
Prelude & Fughetta in D minor, BWV 899 [3:00]
Prelude in G major, BWV 902 [3:42]
Chromatic Fantasia in D minor, BWV 903a [7:00]
Fantasia in C minor, BWV 919 [1:31]
Preludes BWV 924-931 [1:08, 1:16, 1:11, 0:45, 1:25, 0:52, 2:07, 0:45]
Six Little Preludes BWV 933-938 [1:44, 1:57, 1:55, 2:15, 1:49, 1:53]
Five Little Preludes BWV 939-943 [0:38, 0:58, 0:39, 0:52, 1:37]
Fugue in C major, BWV 952 [2:00]
Fughetta in C minor, BWV 961 [1:42]
Applicatio in C major, BWV 994 [0:49]

Robert Hill (Lute-Harpsichord [CD-1] & Clavichord [CD- 2])

Hänssler

Oct-Nov 1999

2-CD / TT 122:53

Recorded at Kath. Pfarrkirche Oberried/Breisgau, Germany. Included in Box Set [B-4].
Review: “Bach as Teacher” from Robert Hill
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K-8

Bach: Original & Transcription (Edition Bachakademie Vol. 110)

1. Fugue in B flat major, BWV 954 [5:15]
2. Sonata in D minor (after BWV 1003), BWV 964 [17:56]
3. Sonata in A minor, BWV 965: Adagio a-Moll BWV 965/I [2:20]
4. Sonata in A minor (after J.A. Reinken), BWV 965 [22:50]
5. Sonata in C major (after J.A. Reinken), BWV 966 [12:27]
6. Sonata in G major, BWV 968 (after BWV 1005), transcribed by Robert Hill (Mvts. 2-4) [18:00]
7. Sonata in C minor (after BWV 1001), transcribed by Robert Hill [15:07]
8. Partita in G minor (after BWV 1004), transcribed by Robert Hill [29:36]
9. Partita for lute in E major, BWV 1006a [17:28]

Robert Hill (Harpsichord [2, 4, 6, 8], Lute-Harpsichord [1, 7, 9], Clavichord [3, 5])

Hänssler

Oct-Nov 1999

2-CD / TT 122:53

Recorded at Kath. Pfarrkirche Oberried/Breisgau, Germany. Included in Box Set [B-4].
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Recordings of Chamber Works

H-1

J.S. Bach: Sonatas for Violin and Harpsicho[H-1]

 

1-6. Sonatas for violin & keyboard, BWV 1014-1019 [13:08, 13:28, 15:09, 15:55, 15:26, 13:46]
7. Sonata for violin & keyboard in G minor, BWV 1020 [11:30]
8. Sonata for violin & continuo in G major, BWV 1021 [9:53]
9. Sonata for violin & keyboard in F major, BWV 1022 [9:24]
10. Sonata for violin & continuo in E minor, BWV 1023 [11:55]
11. Sonata for violin & continuo in C minor, BWV 1024 [13:47]
12. Suite for violin & keyboard in A major, BWV 1025 [24:17]
13. Fugue for violin & keyboard in G minor, BWV 1026 [4:12]
14. Sonata for violin & continuo in A major, BWV Anh. 153 [13:18]

Reinhard Goebel (Violin) [All]; Robert Hill (Harpsichord) [1-7, 9, 12-13]; Jaap ter Linden (Cello) [8, 10, 11, 14]; Hendrik Bouman (Harpsichord) [8, 10, 11, 14]

Archiv Produktion

May 1981 [8, 10, 11, 14]
Jul 1982 [7, 9, 12]
Nov 1982 [4-6]
Mar 1983 [1-3, 13]

2-CD / TT:

Recorded at Zentralsaal, Bamberg [1-6, 13]; Plenarsaal der Ahademie der Wissenschaften, München [8, 10, 11, 14]; Friedrich Ebert-Hall, Hamburg-Harburg, Germany [7, 9, 12].
1st recording of V&H Sonatas BWV 1014-1019 by R. Hill.
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H-2

Bach: Sonatas for Violin & Harpsichord, BWV 1014-1019 (Edition Bachakademie Vol. ___)

Sonatas for violin & keyboard, BWV 1014-1019 [11:19, 10:25, 15:04, 12:45, 12:56, 14:29]

Dmitry Sitkovetsky (Violin); Robert Hill (Harpsichord)

Hänssler

May 1996

CD / TT: 76:58

2nd recording of V&H Sonatas BWV 1014-1019 by R. Hill. Recorded at Neumarkt/Opf., Reitstadel, Germany. Included in Box Sets [B-1], [B-2].
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H-3

J.S. Bach: Sonaten, BWV 1027-1029 & 1038

Trio sonata for flute, violin & continuo in G major, BWV 1038 [10:19]
Sonatas for viola da gamba & keyboard BWV 1027-1029 [13:07, 15:28, 14:31]

Eckerhard Webser (Viola da gamba); Robert Hill (Lautenwerk)

Ars Musici

Nov 1997

CD / TT: 53:25

Recorded at Schloßbergsaal des SER, Landesstudio Freiburg, Germany.

Recordings of Orchestral Works

O-1

J.S. Bach: Four Ouverturen · Suites, BWV 1066-1069 [O-1]

 

1-4. Orchestral Suites BWV 1066-1069 [24:07, 22:04, 23:00, 23:11]
5. Overture (Suite) for strings & continuo in G minor "No. 5", BWV 1070 [17:33]

Reinhard Goebel [All]; Gunar Letzbor [1]

Musica Antiqua Köln

Andreas Staier (Harpsichord) [1]; Jonathan Cable (Violone) [1]; Robert Hill (Harpsichord) [1]

Archiv Produktion

Apr 1982 [2, 5]
May 1985 [1, 3, 4]

2-CD / TT: 110:16
MP3 / TT: 110:08

Recorded at Sendesaal of DeutschlandRadio, Köln, Germany [1, 3, 4]; Friedrich-Ebert Hall, Hamburg-Harburg, Gerrmany [2, 5]
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O-2

J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concertos II

1. Concerto for flute, violin, harpsichord, strings & continuo in A minor ("Triple"), BWV 1044 [19:22]
2. Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049 [14:17]
3. Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050 [19:48]
4. Concerto for harpsichord, 2 recorders, strings & continuo No. 6 in F major, BWV 1057 [15:00]

Helmut Müller-Brühl

Kölner Kammerorchester

Nadja Schubert (Recorder [2]; Corinne Chapelle (Violin) [2], Daniel Rothert (Recorder) [1, 2]; Robert Hill (Harpsichord) [1, 3, 4]; Karl Kaiser (Flute) [3, 4], Christine Pichlmeir (Violin) [1, 3, 4]; Eva Morsbach (Recorder) [1]

Naxos

July 1995 [4]; Mar 1999 [1-3]

CD / TT: 68:27

Recorded at Studios of Deutschland Radio, Cologne, Germany. Included in Box Set [B-3].
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O-3

J.S. Bach: Harpsichord Concertos I

Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052 [22:24]
Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 2 in E major, BWV 1053 [18:10]
Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 4 in A major, BWV 1055 [13:55]
Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 [9:17]

Helmut Müller-Brühl

Kölner Kammerorchester

Robert Hill (Harpsichord) [1]; Christoph Anselm Noll (Harpsichord) [2]; Gerald Hambitzer (Harpsichord) [4]; Harald Hoeren (Harpsichord) [5]

Naxos

Aug 1998

CD / TT: 64:36

Recorded at Studios of DuetschlandRadio, Cologne, Germany. Included in Box Set [B-3].
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O-4

J.S. Bach: Harpsichord Concertos II

1. Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 3 in D major, BWV 1054 [16:10]
2. Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 7 in G minor, BWV 1058 [12:11]
3. Concerto for 3 harpsichords, strings & continuo in D minor, BWV 1063 [13:22]
4. Concerto for 3 harpsichords, strings & continuo in C major, BWV 1064 [16:11]
5. Concerto for 3 violins, strings & continuo in D major, BWV 1064R [16:26]

Helmut Müller-Brühl

Kölner Kammerorchester

Robert Hill (Harpsichord) [1, 3-4]; Christoph Anselm Noll (Harpsichord) [3-4]; Gerald Hambitzer (Harpsichord) [2-4]; Winfried Rademacher (Violin) [5]; Elisabeth Kufferath (Violin) [5]; Christine Pichlmeir (Violin) [5]

Naxos

May 1995 [5]; Oct 1996 [4]; Aug 1998 [1-2]; Mar 1999 [3]

CD / TT: 74:20

Recorded at Studios of DuetschlandRadio, Cologne, Germany. Included in Box Set [B-3].
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O-5

J.S. Bach: Harpsichord Concertos III

1. Concerto for 2 harpsichords, strings & continuo in C minor, BWV 1060 [13:49]
2. Concerto for 2 harpsichords, strings & continuo in C major, BWV 1061 [18:08]
3. Concerto for 2 harpsichords, strings & continuo in C minor, BWV 1062 [14:09]
5. Concerto for 4 harpsichords, strings & continuo in A minor, BWV 1065 [9:17]

Helmut Müller-Brühl

Kölner Kammerorchester

Robert Hill [1, 3, 5]; Michael Behringer [1, 3]; Gerald Hambitzer [2, 5]; Christoph Anselm Noll [2, 5]; Roderick Shaw [5] (Harpsichords)

Naxos

Oct 1996

CD / TT: 64:21

Recorded at Studios of DuetschlandRadio, Cologne, Germany. Included in Box Set [B-3].
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Recordings of Musical Offering & Art of Fugue

A-0

Bach: The Art of Fugue - Canons [LP] [A-2]
J.S. Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge [A-2]
J.S. Bach: Meisterwerke Vol. 25: Die Kunst der Fuge
[A-2]
Bach 2000 Vol. 13: The Chamber Works [Box Set]
[A-2]

 
 
 

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 [75:40]
Canons BWV 1072-1078 [0:46, 1:40, 1:54, 0:38, 0:33, 0:52, 1:39]
Canon BWV 1086 [1:27]
14 Canons on the first 8 fundamental notes of the aria from Goldberg Variations, BWV 1087 [7:00]

Reinhard Goebel

Musica Antiqua Köln

Reinhard Goebel, Hajo Bäß, Mary Utiger, Jan Reichow (Violins); Hajo Bäß, Karlheinz Steeb (Violas); Phoebe Carrai (Cello); Andreas Staier, Robert Hill (Harpsichords)

Archiv Produktion
Archiv Produktion 447293-2
Deutsche Grammophon
Deutsche Grammophon
Teldec

Jun 1984

2-LP / TT: 90:29
CD / TT: 75:33
MP3 / TT: 75:41
CD / TT:
3-CD / TT:
13-CD / TT:

Recorded at Friedrich-Ebert-Halle, Hamburg-Harburg, Germany.
1st recording of Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 by R. Hill.
Archiv 2-LP includes AOF and Canons.
Archiv CD includes only AOF.
Canons are included in DGG CD of MO (2000) [A-1] above.
Teldec Box Set includes only Canons.
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A-1

J.S. Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge - The Art of the Fugue BWV 1080 (The Earlier Version)

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080

Robert Hill (Harpsichord); assisted by Bradley Brookshire on a few tracks

Music & Arts

Aug 1987

CD / TT: 52:56

Recorded at Mary Duke Biddle Music Building, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA.
2nd recording of Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 by R. Hill.
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A-2

Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge (Edition Bachakademie Vol. 134)

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080

Robert Hill (Harpsichord); assisted by Michael Behringer on a few tracks

Hänssler

Jun 1998

2-CD / TT: 104:03

Recorded at Kirche St. Fides und Markus, Freiburg-Sölden, Germany.
3rd recording of Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 by R. Hill. 
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Box Sets

B-1

J.S. Bach: Kammermusik [Box Set] [B-1]

See above

Reinhard Goebel

Musica Antiqua Köln

V/A

Archiv Produktion

1981-1983

5-CD / TT: 330:33

Includes [H-1]].

B-2

Bach: Brandenburg Concertos; Orchestral Suites; Chamber Music [Box Set] [B-2]

See above

Reinhard Goebel

Musica Antiqua Köln

V/A

Archiv Produktion

1981-1985

10-CD / TT: 547:04
MP3 / TT: 544:48

Includes [H-1], [O-1].
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B-6

J.S. Bach Conpact Disc Edition: Musikalisches Opfer; Die Kunst der Fuge = Art of Fugue; Musical Offering; Canons [Box Set] [B-3]

See above

Reinhard Goebel

Musica Antiqua Köln

V/A

Archiv Produktion

1979-1984

3-CD / TT:

Includes [A-0].
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B-3

J.S. Bach: Complete Orchestral Works [Box Set]

Includes: [O-2], [O-3], [O-4], [O-5]

Helmut Müller-Brühl

Kölner Kammerorchester

V/A, including Robert Hill

Naxos

1995-1999

8-CD / TT:

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B-4

Bach: Keyboard Works 1, Box 8 [Box Set]

Includes: [K-3], [K-4], [K-5], [K-6], [K-7], [K-8]

V/A, including Robert Hill

Hänssler

1998-1999

8-CD / TT:

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B-5

Bach: Hänssler Complete Edition Bachakademie [Box Set]

Includes: [K-3], [K-4], [K-5], [K-6], [K-7], [K-8], [H-2], [A-2]

V/A

V/A

V/A, including Robert Hill

Hänssler

1995-1999

172-CD

 

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2006 - March 2013)

Robert Hill: Short Biography | Recordings of Instrumental Works
Reviews of Instrumental Recordings:
“Bach as Teacher” from Robert Hill | Bach Harpsichord Discs from Hill and Suzuki
Discussions of Instrumental Works:
Lute Works - played by Robert Hill (Lute-Harpsichord)

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