Bach - Hyphenated

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Re: Bach - Hyphenated

Post by Timtin » Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:54 am

There are several Bach works here, along with various other arrangements:-

http://www.pjb.com.au/mus/arr.html

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Re: Bach - Hyphenated

Post by Jim Faston » Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:11 pm

New from Sibley: Herzlich thut mit verlangen BWV 727 transcribed by Alexander Kelberine (1903 - 1940).
http://hdl.handle.net/1802/33946

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Re: Bach - Hyphenated

Post by Witzelsucht » Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:48 am

Thank you so much for the two Denat arrangements, kroket, they're godsends!! Any chance you may have the others he arranged for piano solo (BWV 1054, 1055 & 1058)?

Cheers
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Ua kalaʻai a kāpoʻopoʻo ma ka makie,
Ua malāoa nā pōkūkū,
A kūhīhō nā poʻakaina ʻāiʻa."

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Re: Bach - Hyphenated

Post by kroket » Sun Jul 01, 2018 5:57 pm

Witzelsucht wrote:Thank you so much for the two Denat arrangements, kroket, they're godsends!! Any chance you may have the others he arranged for piano solo (BWV 1054, 1055 & 1058)?

Cheers
You're welcome, Witzelsucht. Unfortunately I don't have the other transcriptions by Denat.

BWV1054 is a keyboard transcription (by Bach) in D of his Violin concerto BWV 1042 in E.
BWV1058 is a keyboard transcription (by Bach) in g of his Violin concerto BWV 1041 in a.

These 2 violin concertos were recently transcribed for piano solo by Santino Cara.
These are in his book "Six Bach's orchestral concertos", available for example on Amazon.de.

Lots of Cara's transcriptions can also be bought as download on Musicaneo.com.
(By the way, he also has a book with all the Mozart String quartets for piano solo).

There is also a piano solo transcription of the violin concerto in a minor on IMSLP, by Ruishi Sun.
Of the violin concerto in E major only the adagio is on IMSLP (as piano solo), transcribed by Kees Schoonenbeek.

But if you specifically are looking for the Denat transcriptions, the mentioned information is useless…
I hope someone else has them, the Schanz book on Bach transcriptions gives Denat lots of credits.

Greetings, kroket

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Re: Bach - Hyphenated

Post by Witzelsucht » Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:01 pm

I am indeed looking for the Denat transcriptions, but I must thank you for the information on those Cara transcriptions (all of Mozart's string quartets among them!), I'll be sure to check those out.
Cheers once more, man! 8-)
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Ua kalaʻai a kāpoʻopoʻo ma ka makie,
Ua malāoa nā pōkūkū,
A kūhīhō nā poʻakaina ʻāiʻa."

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Re: Bach - Hyphenated

Post by Jim Faston » Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:18 pm

The other three are held at libraries in Switzerland - probably of help.

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Re: Bach - Hyphenated

Post by Witzelsucht » Wed Jul 04, 2018 1:37 am

Thank you very much for that piece of info, Jim!
"ʻO ke alehulā ia, a ʻo ke kemowi ʻakekelo,
Ua kalaʻai a kāpoʻopoʻo ma ka makie,
Ua malāoa nā pōkūkū,
A kūhīhō nā poʻakaina ʻāiʻa."

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Re: Bach - Hyphenated

Post by Timtin » Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:07 am

I was interested to learn of the Santino Cara transcriptions of all
of Mozart's String Quartets.
But the question I have is this. are they 'proper' transcriptions,
i.e. faithful to the original music, but adapted for comfortable
playing on the piano?
There's a big difference between that and merely transferring the
four voices from four staves to two staves using computer software,
which can result in something virtually unplayable with 2 hands.

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Re: Bach - Hyphenated

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Re: Bach - Hyphenated

Post by Timtin » Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:54 am

Jim, thanks for the Bach file. To be honest, this isn't too bad
when it comes to playability. However, there are some issues,
for example:-

Bar 6, the RH G# semi-quaver coming half a beat after the G#
crotchet. How do you play that, when the key is already depressed?

Bar 80, the LH hand crotchet almost 2 octaves below the two
quavers above it. How do you play them, when the RH thumb
isn't available to help out?

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