Wilhelm Kempff

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Pianist and organist Kempff was treasured for his commanding performances of the central German Romantic piano classics.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Siciliano from Flute Sonata in E major, transcription for piano (after J. S. Bach BWV 1031) 1931 Keyboard
Befiehl du deine Wege, transcription for piano (after J. S. Bach's, BWV 727) 1953 Keyboard
Jesu bleibet meine Freude, transcription for piano (after J.S. Bach, BWV 147) 1945 Keyboard
Ich ruf zu dir Herr Jesus Christus, transcription for piano (after J. S. Bach, BWV 639) 1954 Keyboard
Wachet auf! ruft uns die Stimme, transcription for piano (after Bach, BWV 645) 1936 Keyboard
Es ist gewisslich an der Zeit, transcription for piano (after J.S. Bach, BWV307) 1975 Keyboard
Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, transcription for piano (after J. S. Bach BWV 659a) 1953 Keyboard
Largo from Concerto in F minor, transcription for piano (after J. S. Bach, BWV 1056) 1935 Keyboard
Menuet in G minor, transcription for piano (after Handel, HWV 452) 1955 Keyboard
Sinfonia from Wir danken dir, transcription for piano (after J.S. Bach, BWV 29) 1931 Keyboard
Pastorale variée, for piano 1931 Keyboard
Nun freut euch liebe Christen g'mein, transcription for piano (after J. S. Bach BWV 734) 1953 Keyboard
Schafe können sicher weiden, transcription for piano (after J. S. Bach, BWV 208) 1981 Keyboard
In einer Sturmnacht (Nikodemus), song for voice & piano, Op. 55, No. 1 Vocal Music
Quartet in G major for piano, flute, violin and cello, Op. 15 Chamber Music
In dulci jubilo, transcription for piano (after J. S. Bach, BWV 751) 1953 Keyboard
Italian Suite for piano, Op 68 Keyboard
Der Gesang des Meeres, Op. 53, No. 6 Vocal Music
Alle, song for voice & piano, Op. 52, No. 6 Vocal Music
Liederseelen, song for voice & piano, Op. 56, No. 1 Vocal Music
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