J.S. Bach

Recommended (or not) Recordings

Schweitzeriana Bach Transcriptions

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Matthijs Verschoor
Individual Works:Sicillano (from sonate in E flat for Flute BWV 1031)
Preludio, Gavotte and Gigue (from partiata in E major for violin BWV 1006)
Adagio (from organ taccata in C major, BWV 564)
Chaconne (from Partita in D minor for Violin BWV 1004)
Jesu, joy of man's desiring (from Cantata No. 147)
Largo (from concerto for Cembalo in F minor BWV 1056)
Allegro (from sonata for violin and cembalo in G minor BWV 1019)
Ach, was soll ich Sunder madchen (from organ Partita BWV 770)
Organ Chorale 'Befiehl du deine wege'
Format:Compact Disc
Record Label:Erasmus
Catalog Number:WVH 179
Year Released/Recorded:1995
Total Playing Time:51:58
Comments:Albert Schweitzer was a besides a theologian and physician also an outstanding organist and Bach specialist. These recordings try to imitate the way Schweitzer would have played Bach in the middle of the jungle. Actually some Bach transcriptions are dedicated to Albert Schweitzer.
Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Paul van Ulft
Date First Submitted:03/16/1997