J.S. Bach

Recommended (or not) Recordings

The Six Partitas for Keyboard

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Christophe Rousset
Individual Works:CD 1:
Partita No. 1 in B-flat major, BWV 825
Partita No. 2 in C minor, BWV 826
Partita No. 6 in E minor, BWV 830

CD 2:
Partita No. 3 in A minor, BWV 827
Partita No. 4 in D major, BWV 828
Partita No. 5 in G major, BWV 829

Record Label:L'Oiseau-Lyre
Catalog Number:440 217-2
Year Released/Recorded:1993
Total Playing Time:154:11
Comments:Rousset plays a harpsichord built in 1751 by the Parisian instrument maker Henri Hemsch.
Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Ulf Stegemann
Date First Submitted:12/24/1995