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John Williams
Bach's Instrumental Works

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Recordings of Solo Instrumental Music
Recordings of Chamber Works
Recordings of Orchestral Works
Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions
Recordings of Vocal Works

John Williams - Short Biography

Recordings

Recordings of Solo Instrumental Music

S-1

Bach: Lute Music, Vol. 2 [T-1]

 

Solo Guitar:
Prelude, Fugue & Allegro for lute in E flat major, BWV 998, transcribed for guitar by Andrés Segovia/John Williams [11:58] A
Partita for lute in E major, BWV 1006a, transcribed for guitar by John Williams [19:23] C
Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: Chaconne, transcribed for guitar by John Williams [13:55] B
Suite for solo cello No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009: Bourrées I and II, transcribed for guitar by John Williams [3:56] D

Guitar & Organ Duet:
Chorale (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140 [6:08] E
Trio Sonata for organ No. 6 in G major, BWV 530 [11:40] E
WTC 2: Prelude & Fugue No. 8 in E flat minor, BWV 877 [3:04] E
Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971: Allegro [4:08] E
Sonata for violin & keyboard No. 4 in C minor, BWV 1017: Adagio [3:20] E
Transcribed for guitar & organ by Peter Hurford

John Williams (Guitar); Peter Hurford (Organ)

Sony

A: Oct 27, 1964
B: Nov 15, 1965
C: Feb 10, 1975
D: Jun 16-Jul 31, 1975
E: Feb 17-19, 1981

CD / TT: 77:32

Recorded at 30th Street Studios, New York City, NY, USA [A, B]; CBS Studios, London, England [C, D]; Chapel of St. Catherine's College, Cambridge, England [E].
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S-2

Bach: The Four Lute Suites
Bach: Lute Works, Volume I - Lute Suites

Lute Works BWV 995-997, BWV 999-1000, arranged for guitar by John Williams [21:03, 15:55, 20:22, 1:33, 5:02]

John Williams (Guitar)

CBS / Sony

Nov 12, 1974 - Feb 10, 1975

CD / TT: 63:55 / 64:03

Recorded at CBS Studios, London, England.
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S-3

John Williams: The Seville Concert from the Royal Alcázar Palace

Prelude from Partita for lute in E major, BWV 1006a, guitar by John Williams [4:23]

John Williams (Guitar)

Sony
Kultur Video

Nov 10-18, 1992

CD / TT: 77:35
DVD / TT: 119:00

Recorded at El Alcázar, Seville, Spain.
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Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions

T-1

Guitar Recital
Guitar Recital I
John Williams Plays Bach
John Williams Plays Bach & Scarlatti
The Art Of The Guitar: Andres Segovia And John Williams
Guitar Virtuosos Play Bach
Bach on Guitar - Andres Segovia and John Williams

 
 

Suite for solo cello No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007, transcribed for guitar by Duarte []
Suite for solo cello No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009, transcribed for guitar by Duarte []

John Williams (Guitar)

Delysé
Ace of Diamond
Concert Hall
Decca
Decca
Bescol
Delta
Legacy

Dec 1958

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T-2

John Williams and Friends

Suite for solo cello No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009: Bourree, arranged by Brian Gascoigne for guitar [3:49]
Chorale Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring (Mvt. 10) from Cantata BWV 147, arranged by Brian Gascoigne 2 guitars, marimba, vibraphone & double bass [3:00]

John Williams Ensemble

John Williams (Guitar); Carlos Bonell (Guitar); Brian Gascoigne & Morris Pert (Marimbas); KeithMarjoram (Bass)

CBS / Sony

Jun-Jul 1975

CD / TT: 44:38

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T-3

Bach, Handel, Marcello: Concertos

Aria (Andante) from Sonata for solo violin No. 2 in A minor, BWV 1003: transcribed for guitar by John Williams [5:08]
Concerto for violin, strings & continuo No. 2 in E major, BWV 1042, transcribed for guitar by John Williams [17:58]

Kenneth Sillito [BWV 1042]

Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields [BWV 1042]

John Williams (Guitar)

CBS / Sony

1984

CD / TT: 43:26

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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (June 2008)

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