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Walter Gieseking: Complete Bach Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon


Release Date: 08/18/2017 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 4797362  
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachRobert Schumann
Performer:  Walter Gieseking
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 7 
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Famed for his subtle shadings and irreproachable technique, Walter Gieseking was one of the most extraordinary pianists of his time. Deutsche Grammophon presents a newly re-mastered 7-CD original jackets collection, which collects his famed 1950 German Radio Bach broadcasts for the first time on the Yellow Label. A number of these recordings have their first-ever CD release on Deutsche Grammophon or their first international release on the label. Famed for his subtle shadings and irreproachable technique, Walter Gieseking was one of the most extraordinary pianists of his time. Deutsche Grammophon presents a newly re-mastered 7-CD original jackets collection, which collects his famed 1950 German Radio Bach broadcasts for the first time on the Yellow Label. A number of these recordings have their first-ever CD release on Deutsche Grammophon or their first international release on the label. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Partita for Keyboard no 1 in B flat major, BWV 825 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
2.
Partita for Keyboard no 2 in C minor, BWV 826 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726-1731; Germany 
3.
Partita for Keyboard no 3 in A minor, BWV 827 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
4.
Partita for Keyboard no 4 in D major, BWV 828 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726-1731; Germany 
5.
Partita for Keyboard no 5 in G major, BWV 829 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
6.
Partita for Keyboard no 6 in E minor, BWV 830 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
7.
Overture in the French style in B minor, BWV 831 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; Leipzig, Germany 
8.
Toccata in C minor, BWV 911 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1717; Weimar, Germany 
9.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1, BWV 846-869 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
10.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2, BWV 870-893 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1742; Leipzig, Germany 
11.
Italian Concerto, BWV 971 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; Leipzig, Germany 
12.
Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV 903 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
13.
Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 906 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738; Leipzig, Germany 
14.
Capriccio in B flat major on the Departure of his Most Beloved Brother, BWV 992 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1704; Arnstadt, Germany 
15.
Prelude in C major, BWV 924 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: after 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
16.
Little Preludes (6): no 1 in C major, BWV 933 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
17.
Praeambulum in F major, BWV 927 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: after 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
18.
Prelude in F major, BWV 928 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: after 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
19.
Little Preludes (6): no 3 in D minor, BWV 935 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
20.
Little Preludes (6): no 4 in D major, BWV 936 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
21.
Prelude in D major, BWV 925 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
22.
Little Preludes (6): no 6 in E minor, BWV 938 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
23.
Little Preludes (6): no 5 in E major, BWV 937 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
24.
Fugue in A minor, BWV 944 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?Weimar, Germany 
25.
Two-Part Inventions (15), BWV 772-786 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Cöthen, Germany 
26.
Three-Part Inventions (15), BWV 787-801 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Cöthen, Germany 
27.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 54 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841-1845; Germany 

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 Brilliant insight  September 19, 2017 By Kathy R. (Zachary, LA) See All My Reviews "The beautiful interpretation and superb execution is absolutely fabulous to listen to and also study. Mr. Gieseking was a true genius!" Report Abuse
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