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Fiddling With Bach #9710

Whether with arrangements, transcriptions, technological enhancements or interpretive diversity, we seem incapable of keeping our hands off.

J.S. BACH (transcribed by Marcel Dupré): Sinfonia to Cantata Number 29, Wir danken dirMichael Murray (1950 Aeolian-Skinner/Symphony Hall, Boston, MA) Telarc CD-80104

J.S. BACH (transcribed by Rachmaninoff): Suite from Violin Partita in E, S. 1006 –Keith John (1972 Grant, Degens & Bradbeer/St. Mary’s, Woodford, London, England, UK) Priory PRCD002

J.S. BACH (arranged by Cavasanti): Trio Sonata in e, S. 526 –Lorenzo Cavasanti, flute; Sergio Ciomei (Pinchi chamber organ) Nuova Era CD-7234

J.S. BACH: Prelude & Fugue in D, S. 532 –Kevin Bowyer (1912 Harrison & Harrison/St. Mary Redcliffe, Bristol, England, UK) Priory PRCD267

J.S. BACH (transcribed by Virgil Fox): Air on the G String, from Orchestral Suite in D –Virgil Fox (1953 Aeolian-Skinner/Riverside, New York, NY) BMG/RCA CD-61251

J.S. BACH (arranged by Louis Thiry): Preludes & Fugues in C/c, s. 846/7, from Well-tempered Clavier Book I –Louis Thiry (1970 Koenig/Reformed Church, Auteuil, France) Arion ARN68306

J.S. BACH: Partita on Christ, der du bist der helle Tag, S. 766 –Wolfgang Rübsam (1992 Taylor & Boody/Christ Church Cathedral, Indianapolis, IN) Naxos 8.553134

J.S. BACH (transcribed by Max Reger): Chromatic Fantasy & Fugue in d, S. 903 –Nicolas Kynaston (1782 Stumm/Amorbach Abbey, Germany) IMP Masters CD-90