A Bach Recital for the Guitar


Recorded: May 1956
Location: Wein, Konzerthaus, Mozartsaal, Vienna
Instrument: Guitar - Hermann Hauser, 1947
Producer: James Grayson (label co-founder) and Dr. Kurt List (musical advisor)
Label: Westminster
Released: 1957

  • J.S. Bach: Partita For Violin Solo No. 2 In D Minor, BWV 1004 - Chaconne
  • J.S. Bach: Prelude In C Minor, BWV 999 (played in D minor)
  • J.S. Bach: Suite In E Minor, BWV 996 - Sarabande
  • J.S. Bach: Suite In E Minor, BWV 996 - Bourée
  • J.S. Bach: Partita For Lute In C Minor, BWV 997 - Prelude
  • J.S. Bach: Partita For Lute In C Minor, BWV 997 - Fugue
  • J.S. Bach: Prelude, Fugue and Allegro In E flat major, BWV 998 - 1. Prelude
  • J.S. Bach: Prelude, Fugue and Allegro In E flat major, BWV 998 - 2. Fugue-attacca
  • J.S. Bach: Prelude, Fugue and Allegro In E flat major, BWV 998 - 3. Allegro



LP
A Bach Recital for the Guitar
Westminster XWN 18428 mono 1956 (initial LP release)

Westminster WST 14428 stereo 1956


Reissues:


LP
A BACH RECITAL FOR THE GUITAR (reissue)
Westminster/ABC Records stereo WST 14428. US Released 1956?

Stereo version of XWN 18428 mono released later-electronically re-channeled.


A BACH RECITAL FOR THE GUITAR (reissue)

His Master's Voice (HMV)/EMI CLP 1929


JULIAN BREAM PLAYS BACH (reissue - picture playing badminton) 1970
Westminster Gold Series WGM 8113 mono 19 Canada and US

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH A PROGRAM FOR THE GUITAR (reissue - pink cover)

Westminster Collector's Series. ABC W-9078 mono


 JULIAN BREAM PLAYS BACH (reissue) 1978             
ABC Records ‎– 25 838 XAT, ABC Westminster ‎– 25 838 XAT




Compilations:


LP

JULIAN BREAM THE CLASSICAL GUITAR-WESTMINSTER BASIC LIBRARY SERIES 3LP box set. (compilation)
USA WMS 1029 - 19?
Complete 1st , 2nd and 3rd Westminster LPs (Spanish Guitar Music, Guitar Music of Villa-Lobos and Tórroba and A Bach Recital for the Guitar).

JULIAN BREAM PLAYS BACH AND VILLA-LOBOS (compilation)

Sine Qua Non  SQN 7765  (green album with Picasso-like painting) 1975

Includes Bach's "Chaconne", "Prelude in C minor" and "Sarabande and Bourée" from Suite in E minor. The flip side includes the 5 preludes by Villa-Lobos.

CD
JULIAN BREAM PLAYS DOWLAND AND BACH (compilation)   2001
Westminster/Deutsche Grammophon 5177848
A compilation CD of the third and fourth Bream album released by Westminster: Julian Bream Plays Dowland and A Bach Recital for the Guitar. A third album has been squeezed into the compilation - Ayres for 4 Voice by The Golden Age Singers with Bream on Lute. 


THE YOUNG JULIAN BREAM (compilation)
Instituto Discografico Italiano IDIS 6608.  Released 2011
This compilation includes one selection, "Chaconne" from A Bach Recital for the Guitar. The rest of the CD is the entire album The Art of Julian Bream.


CLASSICS FOR SOLO GUITAR (compilation)

Alto label  ALC 1238.     September 2013
This compilation contains the Rodrigo, Albeniz and Frescobaldi selections from The Art of Julian Bream on RCA and selections from two Westminster albums - the five preludes by Villa-Lobos and the four selections by Moreno Tórroba from Guitar Music of Villa-Lobos and Tórroba and the Prelude, Fugue and Allegro from A Bach Recital for the Guitar.

A Bach Recital for the Guitar

*Readable size at the bottom of page.

 Westminster/ABC W-9078 mono

Back cover-readable size

Reissues-Alternate Front Album Covers

 His Master's Voice/EMI CLP 1929,

 UK 1956? 

Westminster/ABC WST 14428,

US 1956?  

JulianBreamGuitar.com

ABC Westminster ‎– 25 838XAT,

Netherlands 1972, 1978   

Westminster WGM 8113 mono,  Canada, US 1970