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Nigel Kennedy
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

Nigel Kennedy - Short Biography

Recordings

Recordings of Solo Instrumental Music

S-1

Beethoven: Violin Concerto

Partita for solo violin No. 3 in E major, BWV 1006: Preludio [3:58]
Sonata for solo violin No. 3 in C major, BWV 1005: Allegro assai [3:40]

Nigel Kennedy (Violin)

EMI Classics 7545742

Jun 11-12, 1992

CD / TT: 59:19

Recorded at Alte Schloss, Kiel, Germany.
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Recordings of Orchestral Works

O-1

Kennedy Plays Bach with Berliner Philharmoniker

 

Concerto for violin, strings & continuo No. 1 in A minor, BWV 1041 [13:59]
Concerto for violin, strings & continuo No. 2 in E major, BWV 1042 [17:01]
Concerto for 2 violins, strings & continuo in D minor ("Double"), BWV 1043 [14:10]
Concerto for oboe & violin (or 2 violins), strings & continuo (reconstruction), BWV 1060R [13:38]

Nigel Kennedy

Berliner Philharmoniker

Nigel Kennedy (Violin); Albrecht Mayer (Oboe) [BWV 1060R]; Daniel Stabrawa (Violin) [BWB 1043]

EMI Classics 57091
EMI Classics 6290572

Jan 29-31, 2000

CD / TT: 58:54

Recorded at Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem, Germany.
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O-2

Nigel Kennedy Plays Bach with Irish Chamber Orchestra

 

Concerto for violin, strings & continuo No. 1 in A minor, BWV 1041 [12:10]
Concerto for violin, strings & continuo No. 2 in E major, BWV 1042 [13:25]
Concerto for 2 violins, strings & continuo in D minor ("Double"), BWV 1043 [17:39]
Concerto for oboe & violin (or 2 violins), strings & continuo (reconstruction), BWV 1060R [13:32]
Two-Part Invention No 1 in C major, BWV 772, arranged for violin and cello [3:05]
Two-Part Invention No 8 in F major, BWV 779, arranged for violin and cello [4:43]
Two-Part Invention No 6 in E major, BWV 777, arranged for violin and cello [1:30]

Nigel Kennedy

Irish Chamber Orchestra

Nigel Kennedy (Violin); Aisling Casey (Oboe); Fionnuala Hunt (Violin); Juliet Welchman (Cello)

EMI Classics 323419

Jul 14, 2003

DVD / TT: 65:00

Recorded live at St. Mary's Church, Dingle, Irland.
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Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions

T-1

Classic Kennedy

Air on the G String, arranged for orchestra by Nigel Kennedy, John Lenehan, Malcolm Messiter [5:27]
Bach-Gounod: Ave Maria (Meditation on Prelude No. 1 of Bach, for violin or cello & piano with organ or cello ad lib), arranged for orchestra by Nigel Kennedy, John Lenehan, Malcolm Messiter [2:32] --

Nigel Kennedy

English Chamber Orchestra

John Anderson (Oboe); Paula Chateauneuf (Archlute, Baroque Guitar); Harold Lester (Harpsichord); Nigel Kennedy (Violin)

EMI Classics 56890

Jun 18-25, 1998

CD / TT:79:19

Recorded at Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, London, England.
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T-2

Duos for Violin & Cello [T-1]

Two-Part Invention, for keyboard No. 6 in E major, BWV 777, arranged for violin and cello [3:38]

Lynn Harrell (Cello); Nigel Kennedy (Violin)

EMI 5-56963-2

Apr 9-13, 1999

CD / TT: 57:31

Recorded at Charterhouse School, Godalming, England. Editor: Jørn Pedersen; Engineer [Balance]: Jonathan Allen; Producer: Dave Heath, David Groves.
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T-3

Spirits of Music: Part I live from the Market Square, Leipzig

 

Aria for Alto Erbarme dich, mein Gott (Mvt. 39) from Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 []

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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Nigel Kennedy (Violin); Uwe Kleinsorge (Oboe)

EuroArts 2004

Jun 15, 2002

DVD / TT: 54:00

Recorded live at Leipzig's Marktplatz, Germany..

T-4

J.S. Bach: Songs Without Words: Transcriptions for Oboe and Orchestra (Lieder ohne Worte: Transkriptionen für Oboe und Orchester) [T-1]

 
 

Sinfonia (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 12 []
Bach-A.N. Tarkmann: Aria for Soprano Schafe können sicher weiden (Mvt. 9) from Cantata BWV 208, arranged for solo oboe & chamber orchestra []
Agnus Dei (Mvt. 26) from Mass in B minor BWV 232 []
Bach-A.N. Tarkmann: Aria for Alto Esurientes implevit bonis (Mvt. 9) from Magnificat BWV 243, arranged for solo English horn & chamber orchestra []
Aria for Alto Erbarme dich, mein Gott (Mvt. 39) from Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 []
Bach-A.N. Tarkmann: Aria for Bass Mache dich, mein Herze, rein (Mvt. 65[75]) from Matthäus-Passion BWV 244, arranged for solo English horn & chamber orchestra []
Sinfonia (Mvt. 1) from Oster-Oratorium BWV 249, arranged for oboe & orchestra []
Bach-A.N. Tarkmann: Aria for Alto Saget mir geschwinde (Mvt. 8) from Oster-Oratorium BWV 249, arranged for solo oboe & chamber orchestra []
Bach-A.N. Tarkmann: Adagio from Toc, Adagio & Fugue in C major, BWV 564, arranged for solo oboe & chamber orchestra []
Bach-A.N. Tarkmann: Chorale Prelude Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639 arranged for solo oboe díamore & chamber orchestra []
Bach-A.N. Tarkmann: Chorale Prelude Nun komm der Heiden Heiland (II), BWV 659, arranged for solo oboe, two violas, lute, cello and double bass []
Bach-A.N. Tarkmann: Allegro (Mvt. 1) from Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971, arranged for solo oboe & chamber orchestra []
Bach-A.N. Tarkmann: Siciliano (Mvt. 2) from sonata for flute & keyboard No. 2 in E flat major, BWV 1031, arranged for solo oboe, lute & chamber orchestra []
Allegro ma non tanto from Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 4 in A major, BWV 1055, arranged for oboe dímore & orchestra []
Largo (Mvt. 2) from concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo in F minor, BWV 1056, in a version for oboe, strings & continuo []
Bourrée I & II from Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067, arranged for oboe & orchestra []

Albrecht Mayer

Sinfonia Varsovia

Albrecht Mayer (Oboe, Oboe d'amore, English Horn); Nigel Kennedy (Violin) [Aria for Alto Erbarme dich, mein Gott from BWV 244]

Deutsche Grammophon 476047

c2003

CD / TT:

Recorded at Warschau, Lutosławski Saal des Polnischen Rundfunks, Poland.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (September 2010 - July 2013)

Nigel Kennedy: Short Biography | Recordings of Instrumental Works

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