JS Bach

Anatole Kitain, 1957: Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring (arr., Hess) - Chorale, Cantata 147

In this recording released on the Counterpoint label in 1966, Russian pianist Anatole Kitain (1903-1980) performs on the Siena pianoforte the Myra Hess arrangement of Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring, by JS Bach.

Wilhelm Kempff, 1969: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988

In this 1969 recording, released in the US in 1970 on the Deutsche Grammophon label, Wilhelm Kempff performs JS Bach's Goldberg Variations, BWV 988. I created this video from the LP shown above, serial number 139 455.

Edith Picht-Axenfeld, 1968: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 - Complete

In this 1968 recording, the late German pianist and harpsichordist Edith Picht-Axenfeld (1914-2001) performs (on a Martin Scholtz harpsichord) the Goldberg Variations, BWV 988. I created this video from the LP shown above, issued on the Musical Heritage Society label, serial number MHS 790. With the exception of an image of JS Bach near the close of the performance, all images used in this video are drawn from the LP label and jacket.

Hans Kalafusz, 1974: Violin Concerto in E major, BWV 1042 - Movement 3

In this 1974 recording, Hans Kalafusz performs the third movement (Allegro assai) of Bach's E major violin concerto, BWV 1042. Kalafusz is joined by the South German Chamber Symphony of Stuttgart (also known as the Stuttgarter Kammerorchester or the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, founded in 1945 by Karl Münchinger).

Albert Schweitzer, 1952: A Mighty Fortress Is Our God - Gunsbach, Alsace

Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965) performs Bach's chorale, "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God," BWV 720. This recording was made in September 1952; Schweitzer -- who at the time recorded six chorale preludes (BWV 720, 600, 731, 768, 636, and 643) is playing a 1932 Haerpfer organ (incorporating portions of the previous organ by Rinkelbach), in the Parish Church, in Gunsbach, Alsace, France.

Jörg Demus, 1970: Anna Magdalena Notebook - Minuet (7), BWV Anh. 116

In this recording released in 1970, Jörg Demus performs the Minuet (7), BWV Anh. 116, from Bach's Anna Magdalena Notebook. I created this video from the LP shown above, issued on the Musical Heritage Society label, serial number OR 173. The Library of Congress online catalog listing for this album is available for review here: http://lccn.loc.gov/74751036

Jorg Demus, 1970: Anna Magdalena Notebook - Musette (22), BWV Anh. 126

In this recording released in 1970, Jörg Demus performs the Musette (22), BWV Anh. 126, from Bach's Anna Magdalena Notebook. I created this video from the LP shown above, issued on the Musical Heritage Society label, serial number OR 173. The Library of Congress online catalog listing for this album is available for review here: http://lccn.loc.gov/74751036

Marie-Claire Alain, 1964: Wachet Auf, Ruft Uns Die Stimme, BWV 645

In this 1964 recording, French organist Marie-Claire Alain performs Wachet Auf, Ruft Uns Die Stimme, BWV 645, by JS Bach. Alain is playing the Great Marcussen organ of the Church of Varde in Denmark. I created this video from the LP shown above, issued in 1964 on the Musical Heritage Society label, serial number MHS 551. The Library of Congress online catalogue entry for this LP is available here: http://lccn.loc.gov/r65000282

Marie-Claire Alain, 1964: Wo Soll Ich Fliehen Hin Oder: Auf Meinen Lieben Gott, BWV 646

In this 1964 recording, French organist Marie-Claire Alain performs Wo Soll Ich Fliehen Hin Oder: Auf Meinen Lieben Gott, BWV 646, by JS Bach. Alain is playing the Great Marcussen organ of the Church of Varde in Denmark. I created this video from the LP shown above, issued in 1964 on the Musical Heritage Society label, serial number MHS 551. The Library of Congress online catalogue entry for this LP is available here: http://lccn.loc.gov/r65000282

Marie-Claire Alain, 1964: Wer Nur Den Lieben Gott läßt Walten, BWV 647

In this 1964 recording, French organist Marie-Claire Alain performs Wer Nur Den Lieben Gott läßt Walten, BWV 647, by JS Bach. Alain is playing the Great Marcussen organ of the Church of Varde in Denmark. I created this video from the LP shown above, issued in 1964 on the Musical Heritage Society label, serial number MHS 551. The Library of Congress online catalogue entry for this LP is available here: http://lccn.loc.gov/r65000282

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