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Wilhelm Kempff Plays Bach Piano Transcriptions


Release Date: 10/04/1993 
Label:  Dg Double Catalog #: 439672   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachChristoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 30 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
English Suite no 3 in G minor, BWV 808 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715; Weimar, Germany 
2.
French Suite no 5 in G major, BWV 816 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1724; Leipzig, Germany 
3.
Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1723; ?Weimar, Germany 
Notes: Transcribed: Wilhelm Kempff 
4.
Capriccio in B flat major on the Departure of his Most Beloved Brother, BWV 992 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1704; Arnstadt, Germany 
5.
Toccata in D major, BWV 912 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1710; Weimar, Germany 
6.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Notes: Transcribed: Wilhelm Kempff 
7.
In dulci jubilo, BWV 751 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Notes: Transcribed: Wilhelm Kempff 
8.
Wir danken dir, Gott, BWV 29: no 1, Sinfonia in D major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Notes: Transcribed: Wilhelm Kempff 
9.
Orgelbüchlein: Ich ruf'zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1713-1717; Weimar, Germany 
Notes: Transcribed: Wilhelm Kempff 
10.
Es ist gewisslich an der Zeit, BWV 307 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Notes: Transcribed: Wilhelm Kempff 
11.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Che farň senza Euridice? by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: Transcribed: Wilhelm Kempff 
12.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: Transcribed: Wilhelm Kempff 
13.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 4 in C sharp minor, BWV 849 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
14.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 9 in E major, BWV 854 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
15.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 10 in E minor, BWV 855 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
16.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 11 in F major, BWV 856 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
17.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 12 in F minor, BWV 857 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
18.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 13 in F sharp major, BWV 858 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
19.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 14 in F sharp minor, BWV 859 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
20.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude and Fugue no 3 in C sharp major, BWV 872 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1742; Leipzig, Germany 
21.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude and Fugue no 6 in D minor, BWV 875 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1742; Leipzig, Germany 
22.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude and Fugue no 7 in E flat major, BWV 876 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1742; Leipzig, Germany 
23.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude and Fugue no 15 in G major, BWV 884 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1742; Leipzig, Germany 
24.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude and Fugue no 24 in B minor, BWV 893 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1742; Leipzig, Germany 
25.
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140: no 1, Wachet auf ruft uns die Stimme by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Notes: Transcribed: Wilhelm Kempff 
26.
Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056: 2nd movement, Largo-Arioso by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
Notes: Transcribed: Wilhelm Kempff 
27.
Sonata for Flute and Harpsichord in E flat major, BWV 1031: 2nd movement, Siciliano by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1734; Leipzig, Germany 
28.
Befiehl du deine Wege, BWV 272 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)

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 Marvelous Recordings July 13, 2014 By Duel R. (South Holland, IL) See All My Reviews "Ken off is a master. Wonderful playing of his Bach transcriptions and excerpts from The Well Tempered Clavier. It leaves one wishing a full recording of both books of TWC by him were available." Report Abuse
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