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Simon Preston
Bach's Instrumwntal Works

Contents

Complete Organ Works on Deutsche Grammophon
Recordings of Solo Keyboard Works
Recordings of Chamber Works
Recordings of Orchestral Works
Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions
Recordings of Vocal Works

Simon Preston - Short Biography

Review: Five Recordings of Bach’s Orgelbüchlein (3 Parts)

Recordings

Complete Organ Works on Deutsche Grammophon

B-1

J.S. Bach: The Organ Works · Das Orgelwerk [Box Set]

See: [R-1] - [R-14] below.

Simon Preston (Organ)

Deutsche Grammophon

1987-1999

14-CD / TT: 950:48

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R-1

J.S. Bach: The Organ Works · Das Orgelwerk - CD-1: The Trio Sonatas

Trio Sonata No. 1 in E flat major BWV 525 [2:49, 7:47, 3:36]
Trio Sonata No. 2 in C minor BWV 526 [3:31, 3:22, 4:07]
Trio Sonata No. 3 in D minor BWV 527 [5:28, 5:59, 4:00]
Trio Sonata No. 4 in E minor BWV 528 [2:39, 5:11, 2:27]
Trio Sonata No. 5 in C major BWV 529 [4:53, 5:10, 3:45]
Trio Sonata No. 6 in G major BWV 530 [3:47, 5:21, 3:33]

Simon Preston (Organ) [Klais Organ]

Deutsche Grammophon

Feb 1993

CD / TT: 72:14

Recorded at St. Katharina, Blankenbeg (near Bonn), Germany.
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R-2

J.S. Bach: The Organ Works · Das Orgelwerk - CD-2: Preludes & Fugues (I); Fantasia in C minor; Toccata "Dorian"

Prelude & Fugue in C major, BWV 531 [2:14, 4:07]
Prelude & Fugue in E minor ("Cathedral"), BWV 533 [2:09, 2:34]
Prelude & Fugue in F minor, BWV 534 [3:31, 5:16]
Prelude & Fugue in G minor, BWV 535 [2:43, 4:36]
Prelude & Fugue in G minor, BWV 535a [1:32, 4:43]
Prelude & Fugue in A major, BWV 536 [1:54, 5:15]
Fantasia & Fugue in C minor, BWV 537 [4:41, 3:30]
Toccata & Fugue in D minor ("Dorian"), BWV 538 [4:51, 8:49]
Prelude & Fugue in D minor ("Fiddle"), BWV 539 [1:57, 4:56]
Prelude & Fugue in G major, BWV 541 [2:34, 4:11]

Simon Preston (Organ) [Marcussen Organ]

Deutsche Grammophon

Feb 1997 [BWV 531, BWV 533-535]; Dec 1998 - Jan 1999 [rest]

CD / TT: 76:03

Recorded at Tonbridge School Chapel, Tonbridge, Kent, England.
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R-3

J.S. Bach: The Organ Works · Das Orgelwerk - CD-3: Preludes & Fugues (II); Toccata in F major; Fantasia in G minor

Toccata & Fugue in F major, BWV 540 [7:54, 6:19]
Fantasia & Fugue in G minor ("Great"), BWV 542 [5:11, 5:36]
Prelude & Fugue in A minor ("The Great"), BWV 543 [3:19, 6:24]
Prelude & Fugue in B minor, BWV 544 [6:31, 6:03]
Prelude & Fugue in C major, BWV 545 [2:03, 3:58]
Prelude & Fugue in C minor, BWV 546 [5:21, 5:11]
Pedal-Exercitium, BWV 598 [1:38]

Simon Preston (Organ) [Sauer Organ - BWV 540, BWV 542; Marcussen Organ - rest)

Deutsche Grammophon

Mar 1991 [BWV 540, BWV 542]; Feb 1997 [BWV 598]; Dec 1998 - Jan 1999 [rest]

CD / TT: 60:28

Recorded at St. Peter, Waltrop (near Dortmund), Germany [BWV 540, BWV 542]; Tonbridge School Chapel, Tonbridge, Kent, England [rest].
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R-4

J.S. Bach: The Organ Works · Das Orgelwerk - CD-4: Preludes & Fugues (III); Toccata, Adagio & Fugue

Prelude & Fugue in C major, BWV 547 [4:11, 4:58]
Prelude & Fugue in E minor ("Wedge"), BWV 548 [5:55, 7:50]
Prelude & Fugue in D minor, BWV 549 [1:50, 3:12]
Prelude & Fugue in G major, BWV 550 [2:05, 3:35]
Prelude & Fugue in A minor, BWV 551 [1:50, 3:11]
Fantasia & Fugue in C minor, BWV 562 [4:19]
Fantasia in B minor, BWV 563 [3:28]
Toccata, Adagio & Fugue in C major, BWV 564 [5:35, 4:35, 4:25]

Simon Preston (Organ) [Sauer Organ - BWV 564]; Klais Organ - rest]

Deutsche Grammophon

Mar 1991 [BWV 564]; Dec 1995 - Jan 1996 [BWV 547-550, BWV 562]; May-Jun 1991 [BWV 551, 563]

CD / TT: 60:49

Recorded at St. Peter, Waltrop (near Dortmund), Germany [BWV 564]; Saint John's Smith Square, London, England [rest].
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R-5

J.S. Bach: The Organ Works · Das Orgelwerk - CD-5: Preludes & Fugues (IV); Toccatas in D minor & E major; Pastorale; Fantasia in G major

Prelude & Fugue in D major ("Little"), BWV 532 [4:22, 4:58]
Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 [2:31, 5:54]
Prelude & Fugue in E major, BWV 566 [2:20, 7:31]
Prelude in G major, BWV 568 [2:42]
Prelude in A minor, BWV 569 [4:33]
Fantasia in C major, BWV 570 [2:15]
Pièce d'orgue (Fantasia) in G major, BWV 572 [1:15, 4:46, 1:29]
Pastorale in F major, BWV 590 [2:04, 2:21, 2:24, 3:51]

Simon Preston (Organ) [Klais Organs]

Deutsche Grammophon

Sep 1988 [BWV 532, BWV 565, BWV 572, BWV 590]; Dec 1995 - Jan 1996 [BWV 566]; May-Jun 1996 [ BWV 568-570]

CD / TT: 55:16

Recorded at Kreuzbergkirche, Bonn, Germany [BWV 532, BWV 565, BWV 572, BWV 590]; Saint John's Smith Square, London, England [rest].
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R-6

J.S. Bach: The Organ Works · Das Orgelwerk - CD-6: Fugues; Passacaglia; Trios; Aria; Canzone; Allbreve

Fugue on a theme by Legrenzi in C minor, BWV 574 [7:06]
Fugue in C minor, BWV 575 [4:19]
Fugue in G major, BWV 577 [3:06]
Fugue in G minor ("Little"), BWV 578 [3:51]
Fugue on a theme by Corelli in B minor, BWV 579 [5:12]
Passacaglia & Fugue in C minor, BWV 582 [8:32, 5:16]
Trio in D minor, BWV 583 [5:19]
Trio in G major, BWV 586 [4:15]
Aria in F major, BWV 587 [3:33]
Canzona in D minor, BWV 588 [5:44]
Alla breve in D major, BWV 589 [4:11]

Simon Preston (Organ) [Sauer Organ - BWV 582; Klais organ - rest]

Deutsche Grammophon

Mar 1991 [BWV 582]; Dec 1995 - Jan 1996 [BWV 574-575, BWV 578-579, BWV 583, BWV 588-589]; May-Jun 1996 [BWV 577, BWV 586-587]

CD / TT: 60:24

Recorded at St. Peter, Waltrop (near Dortmund), Germany [BWV 582]; Saint John's Smith Square, London, England [rest].
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R-7

J.S. Bach: The Organ Works · Das Orgelwerk - CD-7: Concertos

Concerto No. 1 in G major (after Duke J. Ernst), BWV 592 [3:17, 2:39, 1:53]
Concerto No. 2 in A minor (after A. Vivaldi), BWV 593 [4:20, 4:02, 4:04]
Concerto No. 3 in C major (after A. Vivaldi), BWV 594 [7:21, 4:05, 8:55]
Concerto No. 4 in C major (after Duke J. Ernst), BWV 595 [4:14]
Concerto No. 5 in D minor (after A. Vivaldi), BWV 596 [1:09, 0:29, 3:32, 2:43, 3:06]

Simon Preston (Organ) [Marcussen Organ]

Deutsche Grammophon

Mar 1987

CD / TT: 55:49

Recorded at Lübeck Cathedral, Lübeck, Germany.
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R-8

J.S. Bach: The Organ Works · Das Orgelwerk - CD-8: Orgelbüchlein

Chorale Prelude Nun komm der Heiden Heiland (I), BWV 599 [1:21]
Chorale Prelude Gott, durch deine Güte, BWV 600 [1:10]
Chorale Prelude Herr Christ, der einig Gottes Sohn (I), BWV 601 [1:41]
Chorale Prelude Lob sei dem allmächtigen Gott (I), BWV 602 [0:44]
Chorale Prelude Puer natus in Bethlehem, BWV 603 [1:24]
Chorale Prelude Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ (I), BWV 604 [1:12]
Chorale Prelude Der Tag, der ist so freudenreich (I), BWV 605 [1:38]
Chorale Prelude Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her (I), BWV 606 [0:39]
Chorale Prelude Vom Himmel kam der Engel schar, BWV 607 [1:10]
Chorale Prelude In dulci jubilo (I), BWV 608 [1:13]
Chorale Prelude Lobt Gott, ihr Christen, allzugleich (I), BWV 609 [0:41]
Chorale Prelude Jesu, meine Freude (I), BWV 610 [1:57]
Chorale Prelude Christum wir sollen loben schon, BWV 611 [2:31]
Chorale Prelude Wir Christenleut' (I), BWV 612 [1:44]
Chorale Prelude Helft mir Gottes Güte preisen (I), BWV 613 [1:15]
Chorale Prelude Das alte Jahr vergangen ist (I), BWV 614 [2:19]
Chorale Prelude In dir ist Freude, BWV 615 [2:32]
Chorale Prelude Mit Fried' und Freud' ich fahr dahin, BWV 616 [2:09]
Chorale Prelude Herr Gott, nun schleuss den Himmel auf (I), BWV 617 [2:40]
Chorale Prelude O Lamm Gottes unschuldig (I), BWV 618 [3:34]
Chorale Prelude Christe, du Lamm Gottes, BWV 619 [1:23]
Chorale Prelude Christus, der uns selig macht (I), BWV 620 [2:22]
Chorale Prelude Christus, der uns selig macht (I), BWV 620a [2:37]
Chorale Prelude Da Jesus an dem Kreuze stund', BWV 621 [1:14]
Chorale Prelude O Mensch, bewein' dein' Sünde gross, BWV 622 [4:41]
Chorale Prelude Wir danken dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 623 [0:54]
Chorale Prelude Hilf Gott, dass mir's gelinge, BWV 624 [2:04]
Chorale Prelude Christ lag in Todesbanden (I), BWV 625 [1:20]
Chorale Prelude Jesus Christus, unser Heiland (I), BWV 626 [0:47]
Chorale Prelude Christ ist erstanden (I), BWV 627 [3:45]
Chorale Prelude Erstanden ist der heil'ge Christ (I), BWV 628 [0:38]
Chorale Prelude Erschienen ist der herrliche Tag, BWV 629 [0:42]
Chorale Prelude Heut triumphieret Gottes Sohn (I), BWV 630 [1:18]
Chorale Prelude Komm, Gott Schöpfer, heiliger Geist (II), BWV 631 [0:44]
Chorale Prelude Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend (I), BWV 632 [1:10]
Chorale Prelude Liebster Jesu, wir sind hie (I), BWV 633 [2:26]
Chorale Prelude Dies sind die heilgen zehn Gebot (I), BWV 635 [1:24]
Chorale Prelude Vater unser im Himmelreich (I), BWV 636 [1:35]
Chorale Prelude Durch Adams Fall ist ganz verderbt (I), BWV 637 [2:04]
Chorale Prelude Es ist das Heil uns kommen her (I), BWV 638 [0:55]
Chorale Prelude Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ (I), BWV 639 [2:00]
Chorale Prelude Ich dich hab ich gehoffet, Herr, BWV 640 [1:16]
Chorale Prelude Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein, BWV 641 [1:50]
Chorale Prelude Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten (I), BWV 642 [1:38]
Chorale Prelude Alle Menschen müssen sterben (I), BWV 643 [1:48]
Chorale Prelude Ach wie nichtig, ach wie flüchtig, BWV 644 [0:44]

Simon Preston (Organ) [Marcussen Organ]

Deutsche Grammophon

Sep 1989 [rest]; Nov 1997 [BWV 620a]

CD / TT: 76:53

Recorded at Klosterkirche, Sorø, Denmark.
Review: Five Recordings of Bach’s Orgelbüchlein (3 Parts)
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R-9

J.S. Bach: The Organ Works · Das Orgelwerk - CD-9: "Schübler" Chorales; "Leipzig" Chorales (I)

Schübler Chorales:
Chorale Prelude Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 [4:51]
Chorale Prelude Wo soll ich fliehen hin (I), BWV 646 [1:57]
Chorale Prelude Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten (II), BWV 647 [3:55]
Chorale Prelude Meine Seele erhebet den Herren, BWV 648 [2:57]
Chorale Prelude Ach bleib' bei uns, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 649 [2:39]
Chorale Prelude Kommst du nun, Jesu, vom Himmel herunter, BWV 650 [3:27]
Eighteen (Leipzig) Chorales (Part 1):
Chorale Prelude (Fantasia super) Komm, Heiliger Geist, BWV 651 [6:20]
Chorale Prelude Komm, heiliger Geist (I), BWV 652 [9:07]
Chorale Prelude An Wasserflüssen Babylon (I), BWV 653 [4:55]
Chorale Prelude Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele (I), BWV 654 [6:56]
Chorale Prelude (Trio super) Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend (I), BWV 655 [3:49]
Chorale Prelude O Lamm Gottes unschuldig (II), BWV 656 [7:26]
Chorale Prelude Nun danket alle Gott, BWV 657 [4:29]
Chorale Prelude Von Gott will ich nicht lassen, BWV 658 [3:49]

Simon Preston (Organ) [Metzler Organ]

Deutsche Grammophon

Dec 1999

CD / TT: 66:37

Recorded at Trinity College Chapel, Cambridge, England.
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R-10

J.S. Bach: The Organ Works · Das Orgelwerk - CD-10: "Leipzig" Chorales (II); Part III of Clavier-Übung (I)

Eighteen (Leipzig) Chorales (Part 2):
Chorale Prelude Nun komm der Heiden Heiland (II), BWV 659 [4:38]
Chorale Prelude (Trio super) Nun komm der Heiden Heiland (I), BWV 660 [3:14]
Chorale Prelude Nun komm der Heiden Heiland (IV), BWV 661 [2:42]
Chorale Prelude Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr (I), BWV 662 [7:20]
Chorale Prelude Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr (III), BWV 663 [7:35]
Chorale Prelude (Trio super) Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, BWV 664 [5:22]
Chorale Prelude Jesus Christus, unser Heiland (II), BWV 665 [4:16]
Chorale Prelude Jesus Christus, unser Heiland (IV), BWV 666 [4:13]
Chorale Prelude Komm, Gott Schöpfer, heiliger Geist (III), BWV 667 [2:40]
Clavier-Übung III (Part 1):
Prelude & Fugue in E flat major ("St. Anne"), BWV 552: Prelude [8:42]
Chorale Prelude Kyrie, Gott Vater in Ewigkeit (I), BWV 669 [3:14]
Chorale Prelude Christe, aller Welt Trost (I), BWV 670 [4:44]
Chorale Prelude Kyrie, Gott heiliger Geist (I), BWV 671 [4:59]
Chorale Prelude Kyrie, Gott Vater in Ewigkeit (II), BWV 672 [1:43]
Chorale Prelude Christe, aller Welt Trost (II), BWV 673 [1:29]
Chorale Prelude Kyrie, Gott heiliger Geist (II), BWV 674 [1:42]

Simon Preston (Organ) [Wagner Organ - BWV 552/1, BWV 669-674; Metzler Organ - BWV 659-667]

Deutsche Grammophon

Jan 1999 [BWV 552/1, BWV 669-674]; Dec 1999 [BWV 659-667]

CD / TT: 68:33

Recorded at Nidaros Domkirke, Trondheim, Norway [BWV 552/1, BWV 669-674]; Trinity College Chapel, Cambridge, England [BWV 659-667].
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R-11

J.S. Bach: The Organ Works · Das Orgelwerk - CD-11: Part III of Clavier-Übung (II)

Clavier-Übung III (Part 2):
Chorale Prelude Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr (V), BWV 675 [3:04]
Chorale Prelude Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr (VI), BWV 676 [5:44]
Chorale Prelude (Fughetta super) Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, BWV 677 [1:00]
Chorale Prelude Dies sind die heilgen zehn Gebot (II), BWV 678 [4:31]
Chorale Prelude (Fughetta super) Dies sind die heilgen zehn Gebot, BWV 679 [2:01]
Chorale Prelude Wir glauben all an einen Gott (I), BWV 680 [3:26]
Chorale Prelude (Fughetta super) Wir glauben all an einen Gott, BWV 681 [1:31]
Chorale Prelude Vater unser im Himmelreich (II), BWV 682 [6:42]
Chorale Prelude Vater unser im Himmelreich (III), BWV 683 [1:51]
Chorale Prelude Christ, unser Herr, zum Jordan kam (I), BWV 684 [4:25]
Chorale Prelude Christ, unser Herr, zum Jordan kam (II), BWV 685 [1:59]
Chorale Prelude Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir (I), BWV 686 [6:26]
Chorale Prelude Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir (II), BWV 687 [6:34]
Chorale Prelude Jesus Christus, unser Heiland (VI), BWV 688 [3:44]
Chorale Prelude (Fuga super) Jesus Christus unser Heiland, BWV 689 [4:52]
Duets BWV 802-805 [2:18, 3:18, 2:49, 2:31]
Prelude & Fugue in E flat major ("St. Anne"), BWV 552: Fugue [6:27]

Simon Preston (Organ) [WagOrgan]

Deutsche Grammophon

Jan 1999

CD / TT: 75:13

Recorded at Nidaros Domkirke, Trondheim, Norway.
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R-12

J.S. Bach: The Organ Works · Das Orgelwerk - CD-12: "Kirnberger" Chorales and other Chorale Settings

Kirnberger Chorales:
Chorale Prelude Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten (III), BWV 690 [2:21]
Chorale Prelude Wer nur den lieben Gott laebt walten (IV), BWV 691 [1:56]
Chorale Prelude Wo soll ich fliehen hin (II), BWV 694 [3:40]
Chorale Prelude (Fantasia super) Christ lag in Todes Banden, BWV 695 [4:44]
Chorale Prelude Christum wir sollen loben schon, BWV 696 [1:46]
Chorale Prelude Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ (II), BWV 697 [1:17]
Chorale Prelude (Fughetta) Herr Christ, der einig Gottes Sohn, BWV 698 [1:32]
Chorale Prelude Nun komm der Heiden Heiland (VI), BWV 699 [1:16]
Chorale Prelude Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her (II), BWV 700 [3:18]
Chorale Prelude Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her (III), BWV 701 [1:24]
Chorale Prelude (Fughetta) Das Jesulein soll doch mein Trost, BWV 702 [1:32]
Chorale Prelude Gottes Sohn ist kommen, BWV 703 [0:50]
Chorale Prelude Lob sei dem allmächtigen Gott (II), BWV 704 [1:08]
Chorale Prelude Durch Adams Fall ist ganz verdebt, BWV 705 [2:40]
Chorale Prelude Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier (III), BWV 706 [3:15]
Chorale Prelude Ich hab mein Sach Gott heimgestellt (I), BWV 707 [4:23]
Chorale Prelude Ich hab mein Sach Gott heimgestellt (II), BWV 708 [1:06]
Chorale Prelude Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend (II), BWV 709 [3:26]
Chorale Prelude Wir Christenleut, BWV 710 [2:16]
Chorale Prelude Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr (VII), BWV 711 [3:00]
Chorale Prelude In dich hab ich gehoffet, Herr, BWV 712 [2:29]
Chorale Prelude (Fantasia super) Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 713 [5:02]
Chorale Settings (Part 1):
Chorale Prelude "per canonem" Ach Gott und Herr, BWV 714 [2:57]
Chorale Prelude Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr (VIII), BWV 715 [1:59]
Fugal Fantasia (Fuga super) Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, BWV 716 [2:32]
Chorale Prelude Allein Gott in der Hoh' sei Ehr', BWV 717 [3:21]
Chorale Prelude Christ lag in Todesbanden (II), BWV 718 [5:36]
Chorale Prelude Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, BWV 720 [3:53]

Simon Preston (Organ) [Sorø Organ - BWV 714-718; Andersen Organ - rest]

Deutsche Grammophon

Nov 1997 [BWV 714-718]; Mar 1998 [rest]

CD / TT: 74:39

Recorded at Klosterkirche, Sorø, Denmark [BWV 714-718]; Vor Frue Kirke, Nyborg, Denmark [rest].
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R-13

J.S. Bach: The Organ Works · Das Orgelwerk - CD-13: Chorale Settings

Chorale Settings (Part 2):
Chorale Prelude Erbarm dich mein, o Herre Gott, BWV 721 [4:53]
Chorale Prelude Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ (III), BWV 722 [1:30]
Chorale Prelude Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ (IV), BWV 723 [2:42]
Chorale Prelude Gott, durch deine Güte (Gottes Sohn ist kommen), BWV 724 [1:34]
Chorale Prelude Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend (III), BWV 726 [1:01]
Chorale Prelude Herzlich tut mich verlangen, BWV 727 [2:38]
Chorale Prelude Jesus, meine Zuversicht, BWV 728 [2:22]
Chorale Prelude In dulci jubilo (II), BWV 729 [2:08]
Chorale Prelude Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier (IV), BWV 730 [2:02]
Chorale Prelude Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier (V), BWV 731 [2:46]
Chorale Prelude Lobt Gott, ihr Christen, allzugleich (II), BWV 732 [1:26]
Fugue on the Magnificat: Meine Seele erhebet den Herren, BWV 733 [4:42]
Chorale Prelude Nun freut euch, lieben Christen, BWV 734 [2:22]
Chorale Prelude (Fantasia Super) Valet will ich dir geben, BWV 735 [3:50]
Chorale Prelude Valet will ich dir geben, BWV 736 [4:02]
Chorale Prelude Vater unser im Himmelreich (IV), BWV 737 [2:32]
Chorale Prelude Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her (IV), BWV 738 [1:10]
Chorale Prelude Wie schön leuchtet uns der Morgenstern (I), BWV 739 [5:03]
Chorale Prelude Ach Gott vom Himmel sieh darein, BWV 741 [4:55]
Chorale Prelude Jesu meine Freude, BWV 753 [2:48]
Chorale Prelude Wie schön leuchtet uns der Morgenstern (III), BWV 764 [3:04]
Chorale Prelude Herr Christ, der einig Gottes Sohn (II), BWV Anh 55 [2:00]
Chorale Prelude O Lamm Gottes unschuldig, w/o BWV Number [6:07]

Simon Preston (Organ) [Sorø Organ]

Deutsche Grammophon

Nov 1997

CD / TT: 67:27

Recorded at Klosterkirche, Sorø, Denmark.
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R-14

J.S. Bach: The Organ Works · Das Orgelwerk - CD-14: Chorale Partitas; Canonic Variations

Chorale Partitas:
Chorale Partita Christ, der du bist der helle Tag, BWV 766 [8:14]
Chorale Partita O Gott, du frommer Gott, BWV 767 [14:49]
Chorale Partita Sei gegrüsset, Jesu gütig, BWV 768 [19:16]
Canonic variations on the Christmas hymn Vom himmel hoch, da komm ich her (II), BWV 769 [1:30, 1:30, 2:24, 2:55, 3:04
Chorale Partita Ach, was soll ich Sünder machen, BWV 770 [11:48]

Simon Preston (Organ) [Klais Organ - BWV 769; Sorø Organ - rest)

Deutsche Grammophon

Sep 1998 [BWV 769]; Sep 1989 [rest]

CD / TT: 65:30

Recorded at Kreuzbergkirche, Bonn, Germany [BWV 769]; Klosterkirche, Sorø, Denmark [rest].
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RC-1

J.S. Bach: Orgelbüchlein, BWV 599 - 644

Compiled from above: BWV 599-644

Simon Preston (Organ)

Deutsche Grammophon

Sep 1989

CD / TT: 74:16

Review: Five Recordings of Bach’s Orgelbüchlein (3 Parts)
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RC-2

J.S. Bach: Schübler Chorales, BWV 542; Passacaglia & Fugue, BWV 582

Compiled from above: BWV 540, BWV 542, BWV 564, BWV 582, BWV 645-650

Simon Preston (Organ)

Deutsche Grammophon

1991

CD / TT: 71:15

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RC-3

J.S. Bach: Toccata & Fugue BWV 565, etc.

Compiled from above: BWV 532, BWV 552, BWV 565, BWV 572, BWV 590, BWV 769

Simon Preston (Organ)

Deutsche Grammophon

1988

CD / TT: 61:56

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RC-4

J.S. Bach: Organ Concertos BWV 592-596

Compiled from above: BWV 592-596

Simon Preston (Organ)

Deutsche Grammophon

1987

CD / TT: 56:13

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RC-5

J.S. Bach: Chorale Partitas

Compiled from above: BWV 766-768, BWV 770

Simon Preston (Organ)

Deutsche Grammophon

1990

CD / TT: 54:07

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RC-6

Bach: Preludes & Fugues

Compiled from above: BWV 547, BWV 548, BWV 550, BWV 553-560, BWV 563, BWV 566, BWV 577, BWV 588

Simon Preston (Organ)

Deutsche Grammophon

1996

CD / TT: 76:34

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RC-7

Bach: Organ Works - Early Works · Arrangements · Attributions

Compiled from above: BWV 549, BWV 551, BWV 561, BWV 567-571, BWV 574, BWV 576, BWV 579, BWV 585, BWV 587, BWV 589, BWV 591

Simon Preston (Organ)

Deutsche Grammophon

1987-1999

CD / TT:

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RC-8

Bach: Trio Sonatas

Compiled from above: BWV 525-530

Simon Preston (Organ)

Deutsche Grammophon

Feb 1993

CD / TT: 72:14

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Recordings of Orchestral Works

O-1

J.S. Bach: Orchestral Suites · Concertos [Box Set] [O-1]

Concerto for 2 harpsichords, strings & continuo in C minor, BWV 1060 []
Concerto for 2 harpsichords, strings & continuo in C major, BWV 1061 []

Yehudi Menuhin

Menuhin Festival Orchestra

George Malcolm (Harpsichord); Simon Preston (Harpsichord)

EMI Classics

Jun, Jul, Oct 1969

7-CD / TT: 486:07

Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, Londo, England.
Review: Menuhin’s Orchestral Suites
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O-2

J.S. Bach: Oboenkonzerte [CD]
Bach: Harpsichord Concertos; Oboe Concertos [2-CD]

 

Sinfonia (Mvt. 1) Cantata BWV 12 [2:51]
Sinfonia (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 21 [3:11]
Sinfonia (Mvt. 1) from Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [3:07]
Concerto for oboe d'amore, strings & continuo in A major, BWV 1055R [13:53]
Concerto for oboe, strings & continuo in D minor, BWV 1059R [11:24]

Simon Preston

English Chamber Orchestra

Simon Preston (Harpsichord); Thomas Indermühle (Oboe)

Novalis

May 1991

CD / TT: 52:32
2-CD / TT: 118:21

Recorded at St. Barnabas Church, Lomdon, England.
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O-3

J.S. Bach: Suite No. 2 in B Minor BWV 1067 · Concertos after 1056, 1055 & 1042 · Sinfonia from Cantata BWV 209

Sinfonia (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 209 [5:05] []
Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor BWV 1067 []
Concerto in G (Arrangement of Violin Concerto BWV 1056 for Flute) []
Concerto in A Minor for Alto Flute (Arrangement of Harpsichord Concerto BWV 1055) []
Concerto in E Major (Arrangement for Violin Concerto BWV 1042) []

Simon Preston

English Chamber Orchestra

Flute: Philippe Racine

Novalis

1991 ?

CD / TT:

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Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions

T-1

Awake the Trumpet's Lofty Sound - Music for Trumpets and Organ

 

Sonata in C major (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 31, arranged for for 3 trumpets, timpani & organ by Michael S. Murray [2:32]
Final Chorale in B flat major Dein ist allein die Ehre (Mvt. 6) from Cantata BWV 41, arranged for 3 trumpets, timpani & organ [2:20]
Chorale in B flat major Darum wir billig loben dich (Mvt. 6) from Cantata BWV 130, arranged for 3 trumpets, timpani & organ [0:43]
Final Chorale in C major Lobe den Herren (Mvt. 5) from Cantata BWV 137, arranged for 3 trumpets, timpani & organ [0:49]
Final Chorale Jesus bleibet meine Freude (Mvt. 10) from Cantata BWV 147, arranged for 3 trumpets & organ by Frank Campbell-Watson [3:20]

Bernhard Läubin, Hannes Läubin, Wolfgang Läubin (Trumpets); Timpani: Norbert Schmitt (Timpani); Simon Preston (Organ)

Deutsche Grammophon 419245-2
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Nov 1985

CD / TT: 62:43
MP3 / TT: 62:32

Recorded at Lübeck Dom, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
Other works: not by J.S. Bach.
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T-2

Trumpet & Organ Spectacular at Sorø Church

Chorale Prelude Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ (I), BWV 639 []
Chorale Prelude Erbarm dich mein, o Herre Gott, BWV 721 []
Chorale Prelude Herzlich tut mich verlangen, BWV 727 []
Arranged for trumpet & organ

Hakan Hardenberger (Trumpet); Simon Preston (Organ)

Philips

1992 ?

CD / TT:

Recorded at Klosterkirche, Sorø, Denmark.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2007 - November 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Walter Roth (June 2013)

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