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Schweitzeriana. Bach Variations
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Schweitzeriana Bach Transcriptions. Main Performer or Conductor: Matthijs Verschoor. Instrumentation: Piano. 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.

Bach-Brahms: Chaconne (Mvt. 5) from the Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004, transcribed for piano left hand Bach-Hess: Chorale Jesu, joy of man’s desiring (Mvt. 10) from Cantata BWV 147, transcribed for piano Bach-Hess: Adagio from Adagio, Toccata & Fugue in C major, BWV 564, transcribed for piano Bach-Kempff: Chorale Prelude Befiehl du deine Wege, BWV 727, transcribed for piano Bach-Kempff: Siciliano (Mvt. 2) from Sonata for flute & keyboard No. 2 in E flat major, BWV 1031, transcribed for piano.

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Matthijs Verschoor (born 1955) is a Dutch classical pianist. He grew up in Enkhuizen and studied at the conservatories of Rotterdam and Amsterdam and continued his studies in Rome and London. Among his teachers are Bart Berman, Willem Brons and John Bingham. Matthijs Verschoor (born 1955) is a Dutch classical pianist. Verschoor gave recitals in many European countries. As a soloist he performed with multiple orchestras, among others with works by Mozart, Franck, Ravel (both piano concertos) and Gershwin. He recorded many radio programs.

Verschoor's first album contained works by Bach, Händel and Scarlatti. Albums with works by Chopin, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Korngold and Skrjabin followed. Matthijs Verschoor is a professor of piano and chairperson of the piano department at the Amsterdam Conservatory and visiting professor at Trinity College of Music in London. He also teaches masterclasses throughout Europe.

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Partita In E Major For Violin, BWV 1031
1 Siciliano
Transcription By – Wilhelm Kempff
Partita In E Major For Violin, BWV 1006
Transcription By – Sergey Rakhmaninov*
2 Preludio 4:02
3 Gavotte 3:04
4 Gigue 1:44
Organ Toccata in C Major, BWV 564
5 Adagio
Transcription By – Myra Hess
Partita In D Minor For Violin, BWV 1004
6 Chaconne
Transcription By – Johannes Brahms
Cantata No. 147
7 Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring
Transcription By – Myra Hess
Concerto For Cembalo in F Minor, BWV 1056
8 Largo
Transcription By – Wilhelm Kempff
Sonata For Violin And Cembalo In G Major, BWV 1019
9 Allegro
Transcription By – J.S. Bach*
Organ Partita, BWV 770
10 Ach, Was Soll Ich Sünder Machen
Transcription By – Matthijs Verschoor
11 Organ Chorale 'Befiehl Du Deine Wege'
Transcription By – Wilhelm Kempff

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Doopsgezinde Remonstrantse Kerk Deventer


  • Piano – Matthijs Verschoor
  • Recorded By – Arts Music Recording

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  • Barcode: 8732352201799