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Hermann Scherchen
Bach's Instrumental Works

Contents

Recordings of Orchestral Works
Recordings of Musical Offering & Art of Fugue
Recordings of Vocal Works: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

Hermann Scherchen - Short Biography
Vienna State Opera Orchestra - Short History

Review: Scherchen AoF

Discography

Recordings of Orchestral Works

O-1

Bach: 4 Suites for Orchestra

Orchestral Suites BWV 1066-1069 [19:15, 23:14, 22:53, 19:57]

Hermann Scherchen

English Baroque Orchestra

-

Westminster (J)

Sep 1954

2-CD / TT: 86:23

 

O-2

Bach: Concerto for Violin & Orchestra No. 1 in A minor/ No. 2 in Emajor ; Haydn: Octet in F major

Concerto for violin, strings & continuo No. 1 in A minor, BWV 1041 [16:03]
Concerto for violin, strings & continuo No. 2 in E major, BWV 1042 [18:09]

Hermann Scherchen

Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera

Walter Barylli (Violin)

Westminster (J)

1954

CD / TT: 48:58

Other work: by J. Haydn.

O-4

Bach: Brandenburg Concertos

Bach: Brandenburg Concertos BWV 1046-51 []

Hermann Scherchen

Cento Soli Orchestra of Paris

Ruggero Gerlin (Harpsichord); Robert Heriche (Flute); Robert Casier (Oboe); Georges Tessier (Violin); Roger Delmotte (Trumpet)

Club Français Du Disque 34-36
Omega OML 1039-41

Nov 1954

LP / TT:

1st recording of Brandenburg Concertos BWV 1046-1051 by H. Scherchen.

O-3

The Bach Brandenburg Concertos

Brandenburg Concertos BWV 1046-1051 [25:57, 14:01, 14:48, 20:38, 24:22, 19:39]

Hermann Scherchen

Members of the Vienna State Opera Orchestra

Willi Boskovsky (Violin) [1, 2, 4, 5]; Jörg Schäftlein (Oboe) [1, 2]; Karl Dvorak (Bassoon) [1]; Franz Koch (Horn) [1], Franz Bachnaier (Horn) [1]; Franz Holetschek (Harpsichord) [1-4, 6]; Alfred Scherbaum (Trumpet) [2]; Camillo Wanausek (Flute) [2]; Richard Harand (Cello) [2, 6]; Paul Angerer (Recorder) [4]; Karl Trotzmuller (Recorder) [4]; George Malcolm (Harpsichord) [5]; Ernst Kiss (Viola) [6]; Eduard Rab (Viola) [6]; Beatrice Reichert (Viola da gamba) [6]; Elisabeth Schreinzer (viola da gamba) [4]; Burckhart Krautler (Contrabass) [6]

Westminster (J) / MCA

Mar 1960

2-CD / TT: 119:25

2nd recording of Brandenburg Concertos BWV 1046-1051 by H. Scherchen.

Recordings of Musical Offering & Art of Fugue

A-1

Bach: Musikalisches Opfer

Musical Offering BWV 1079, arranged by Roger Vuataz

Hermann Scherchen

Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchesters Berlin Orchestra

-

Edition RZ

Jan 30, 1949

CD / TT: 48:38

1st recording of Musical Offering BWV 1079 by H. Scherchen. Recorded in Berlin, Germany.

A-2

Hermann Scherchen conducts Bach and Schoenberg

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080, orchestrated by Roger Vuataz

Hermann Scherchen

Orchester Radio Beromünster

Decca / Tahra / History

Nov 1949

2-CD / TT: 98:45

1st recording of Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 by H. Scherchen.
Review: Scherchen AoF
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A-3

Bach: The Musical Offering

Musical Offering BWV 1079

Hermann Scherchen

9 Soloists

Cammillo Wanausek (Flute); Friedrich Wächter (Oboe); Josef Noblinger (English Horn); Franz Killinger (Bassoon); Gustav Swoboda (1st Violin); Alois Bog (2nd Violin); Arthur Kreiner (Viola); Viktor Gorlich (Cello); Kurt Rapf (Harpsichord)

Westminster (J)

1951

CD / TT: 48:25

2nd recording of Musical Offering BWV 1079 by H. Scherchen. Recorded at Mozartsaal, Vienna, Austria.

A-4

J.S. Bach: L’Art de la Fugue
J.S. Bach: L’Arte della fuga

 

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080, orchestration by Hermann Scherchen

Hermann Scherchen

Orchestre de La Radio-Television Suisse Italienne (Lugano)

Luciano Sgrizzi (Harpsichord)

Accord

May 14, 1965

2-CD / TT: 106:02

2nd recording of Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 by H. Scherchen. Recorded live in Lugano, Switzerland.
Review: Scherchen AoF
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A-5

Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge - Art of the Fugue

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080, instrumentation by Hermann Scherchen

Hermann Scherchen

Members of Vienna Radio Orchestra & Vienna Symphony Orchestra

Herbert Tachezi (Harpsichord)

Westminster (J) / MCA

Jun 1965

2-CD / TT: 108:18 / 109:18

3rd recording of Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 by H. Scherchen. 1st recording of Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 by H. Tachezi. Recorded at Mozartsaal, Vienna, Austria.
Review: Scherchen AoF

A-6

J.S. Bach: L’Art de la Fugue

Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080, instrumentation by Hermann Scherchen [94:28]

Hermann Scherchen

CBC Toronto Chamber Orchestra

Kenneth Gilbert (Harpsichord)

Tahra

Dec 1965

2-CD / TT: 122:26

4th recording of Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 by H. Scherchen. 1st recording of Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080 by K. Gilbert. Including rehearsal.
Review: Scherchen AoF
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (December 2006 - April 2008)
Thanks to contributors: Guy Glenet (February 2008)

Hermann Scherchen: Short Biography | Wiener Akademie Kammerchor | Vienna State Opera Orchestra
Recordings of Vocal Works:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Recordings of Instrumental Works | General Discussions
Individual Recordings:
BWV 232 - Scherchen | BWV 244 - Scherchen | Review Scherchen AoF

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