J.S. Bach

Recommended (or not) Recordings

Lute Suites

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Eduardo Fernandez
Individual Works:Disk 1:
Suite No.1 in e-min, BWV 996
Suite No.2 in d-min, BWV 997
Suite No.3 in a-min, BWV 995
Suite No.4 in E-maj, BWV 1006a

Partita No.1 in D-maj, BWV 825
Chaconne in d-min, BWV 1004
Prelude, Fugue & Allegro in D-maj, BWV 998
Prelude in d-min, BWV 999

Record Label:London
Catalog Number:421 434-2
Year Released/Recorded:1987
Total Playing Time:116 min.
Comments:Fernandez's transcription of the four suites is elegant. I have incorporated a few of his licks in my rendition of the e-min suite (the only one I've worked on so far). Its a nice double CD set with lots of music. Great for guitarists who have any interest in classical music.
Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Matthew Hoag
Date First Submitted:04/06/1996