Parkening Plays Bach (first released 1972; CD released 1985) EMI/Angel Records • CDC-7-47191-2

Parkening Plays Bach
(first released 1972; CD released 1985)
EMI/Angel Records • CDC-7-47191-2

Popular compositions of J.S. Bach in transcriptions by Andrés Segovia, John Williams, Rick Foster and Christopher Parkening. One of Parkening’s most popular and best-selling recordings.

  1. Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring (Cantata 147) (J.S. Bach, trans.
    Rick Foster)
  2. Gavotte (Sonata VI for violin, E major partita) (Bach,
    trans. Andrés Segovia)
  3. Prelude I (The Well-tempered Clavier) (Bach, trans.
    Christopher Parkening)
  4. Prelude VI (The Well-tempered Clavier) (Bach, trans.
    Parkening)
  5. Prelude IX (The Well-tempered Clavier) (Bach, trans.
    Parkening & Chris Amelotte)
  6. Sheep May Safely Graze (Bach, trans. Foster)
  7. Prelude (trans. Segovia) and Allegro (trans. John Williams)
    (Prelude, Fugue and Allegro in E flat major for clavier,
    original for lute) (Bach)
  8. Gavotte I & II (Cello Suite V) (Bach, trans. Parkening)
  9. Gavotte I & II (Cello Suite VI) (Bach, trans. Segovia)
  10. Sleepers, Awake (Cantata 140) (Bach, trans. Parkening)
  11. Sarabande and Variations (G.F. Handel, arr. Parkening)
  12. Minuet in D (“Samson”) (Handel, arr. Parkening)
  13. Giga (Robert de Visée, arr. Parkening)
  14. Passacaglia (Sylvius Leopold Weiss, arr. Parkening)
  15. Les Barricades mystérieuses (Ordres, Book II) (François
    Couperin, arr. Parkening)
  16. Preámbulo and Allegro vivo (Alessandro Scarlatti)
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