Bach: Guitar

Bach: Guitar Concertos - Xuefei Yang, Elias String Quartet (2012)

Bach: Guitar Concertos - Xuefei Yang, Elias String Quartet (2012)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 318 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Emi Classics | Catalog Number: 79018

The Beijing-born guitarist Xuefei Yang has recorded her first album of baroque music, an all-Bach programme anchored by three concertos newly arranged for guitar and string quartet. Bach Concertos is an exciting, innovative album in which she has transcribed for the guitar some of Bach’s familiar violin concertos and other works, hoping to establish these new arrangements as noteworthy repertoire for the guitar and to expand the concerto repertoire for that instrument. Xuefei complements the concertante repertoire with solo guitar arrangements of the Violin Sonata No. 1 BWV 1001, the Prelude in C Major from the Well-Tempered Clavier BWV 846 and the Air on a G string from the Orchestral Suite in D major BWV 1068.

Andres Segovia - Bach Guitar arrangements (1987)  Music

Posted by Andrianov at March 22, 2009
Andres Segovia - Bach Guitar arrangements (1987)

Andres Segovia - Bach Guitar arrangements (1987)
Genre: Instrumental | mp3 256 kbps | 01:04:38 | 120,4 mb
Montenegrin Guitar Duo - Bach: English Suites Nos. 4-6 (Arr. for 2 Guitars) (2018)

Montenegrin Guitar Duo - Bach: English Suites Nos. 4-6 (Arr. for 2 Guitars) (2018)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 242 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 146 Mb | 01:03:35
Classical | Label: Naxos Records

The versatility of the suite form proved well suited to Johann Sebastian Bach in his instrumental works, and the English Suites are no exception. These are distinct from Bach’s other suites with their quasi-improvisatory opening Preludes, and further movements encompassing a wide range of moods and styles from lively dances to the pensive intensity of the slow Sarabandes. The Montenegrin Guitar Duo’s fresh and historically informed performances of these works have been acclaimed as “simply ravishing” (American Record Guide). The Montenegrin Guitar Duo is frequently invited to venues such as the Philharmonia Hall in Saint Petersburg, Manuel de Falla Hall in Madrid, and the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam. International festivals regularly engage the duo to give recitals, deliver lectures and masterclasses, and adjudicate major competitions. In 2013 their debut album was released by the Montenegrin Music Centre, featuring works by Domeniconi, Piazzolla and Bogdanovic. The first of their two volumes of Bach’s English Suites was released in 2015 and received excellent reviews.

John Williams - John Williams Plays Bach (2018)  Music

Posted by delpotro at April 27, 2018
John Williams - John Williams Plays Bach (2018)

John Williams - John Williams Plays Bach (2018)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 862 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 492 Mb | 03:34:52
Classical | Label: Sony Classical

The Australian guitarist John Williams has long been universally recognized as a true master , to quote the Guardian. The centrepiece of Sony s new reissue of his Bach recordings is formed by the Suites for solo lute. Also contained on these 4 CDs are Williams s inspired transcriptions of the E major Violin Concerto (with the English Chamber Orchestra), preludes and fugues, chorales and movements from various suites. John Williams is a superb technician, wrote MusicWeb International, and justifiably deserves the accolades heaped on him during his long career. His rendition of these works is most authoritative and executed with admirable fluidity.

Slava Grigoryan - Bach: Cello Suites Vol. I (2016)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at March 12, 2018
Slava Grigoryan - Bach: Cello Suites Vol. I (2016)

Slava Grigoryan - Bach: Cello Suites Vol. I (2016)
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & front cover | 269 MB
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Tracks: 18 | Time: 58:32 min

Guitarist Slava Grigoryan embarks on a major new recording series surveying the music of JS Bach, beginning with the beloved Cello Suites.
Andreas von Wangenheim - Bach: Six Cello Suites (Transcribed For Guitar) (2007) 2CD

Andreas von Wangenheim - Bach: Six Cello Suites (Transcribed For Guitar) (2007) 2CD
EAC | FLAC (log,tracks+cue) -> 522 Mb (5% Rec.)
Mp3 CBR320 Kbps -> 324 Mb (5% Rec.) | Scans included
Classical | Label: Arte Nova / Sony BMG, ANO 675220 | 02:08:03

Bach's famous suites for cello solo from a different perspective: in order to emphasize the polyphonic structure of this marvelous music, Andreas von Wangenheim has transcribed them for guitar.
Gerald Garcia - Vivaldi, J.S. Bach: Baroque Guitar Favourites (1993)

Gerald Garcia - Vivaldi, J.S. Bach: Baroque Guitar Favourites (1993)
XLD | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:15:23 | 342 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | Catalog: 550274

Over the last 20 years, the Naxos label has done a great deal to obtain its reputation as one of the leading classical guitar labels. Its very first guitarist was Gerald Garcia, who was not slow to show the way forward by extending the rather limited guitar repertoire by making arrangements of pieces originally written for other instruments. This is what he has done here, too: None of the music on this disc was written for guitar, it is all arranged by Garcia himself, who plays a modern guitar and definitely not a baroque instrument.

Isbin Sharon - Baroque Favorites for Guitar (2003)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at Jan. 23, 2018
Isbin Sharon - Baroque Favorites for Guitar (2003)

Isbin Sharon - Baroque Favorites for Guitar (2003)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 52:07 | 197 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Warner Classics | Catalog: 45312

The "Baroque Favorites for Guitar" title of this CD implies that it might be a greatest-hits compilation or a collection of tunes aimed at newcomers to classical music, and the presence of the not-really-Albinoni Adagio among the contents reinforces this impression. In fact, it is nothing of the sort. It is the product of a long study on Isbin's part (of course, this isn't the kind of detail the marketing department is looking for!), study that has resulted in quite distinctive music making. The album includes mostly transcribed concertos, with a few solo works.
J.S. Bach - Cello Suites for Guitar - Tilman Hoppstock (2018) {Christophorus CHR77422 Official Digital Download}

J.S. Bach - Cello Suites for Guitar - Tilman Hoppstock (2018) {Christophorus CHR77422 Official Digital Download}
FLAC (tracks) - 16bit/44kHz - Official Digital Download -> 229 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 137 Mb
Full Artwork (jpg+pdf) -> 7 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2018 Christophorus | CHR 77422
Classical / Baroque / Chamber Music / Classical Guitar

Tilman Hoppstock is one of Germany’s most famous guitar players and the work of Bach stands in his focus for a long time: His research of over 30 years culminated in the publication of two book titles and his musicological edition is considered today a standard work by nearly all guitarists who occupy themselves with Bach. In 2013 he earned the doctor’s degree for his research on Bach. The Six Suites for solo cello are nowadays performed on a wide range of instruments and Tilman Hoppstock has adapted the Suites Nos. 1, 2 and 5 for his instrument the guitar. His large knowledge of the contrapunctal technique of Bach combined with his stupendous virtuosity on the guitar resulted in a recording of great musicality and sensibility. © Christophorus
Brazilian Guitar Quartet - J.S. Bach: Four Suites for Orchestra, BWV 1066-1069 (2000)

Brazilian Guitar Quartet - J.S. Bach: Four Suites for Orchestra, BWV 1066-1069 (2000)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 74:05 | 337 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Delos | Catalog: 3254

Although J.S. Bach's orchestral music has been transcribed for guitar ensemble before, notably selected Brandenburg Concertos by the De Falla Trio and the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, this is the first recording of the four suites for orchestra that I have heard in a setting of this type; it is not a source of material that readily springs to mind for such treatment and certainly purists would decry such practices.