Historical Concert

Wednesday, November 7, 1906
1906-1907, Concert I of IV

A J. S. Bach recital on the harpsichord and pianoforte.


Madame Wanda Landowska - harpsichord and pianoforte

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

Johann Sebastian Bach
[The movements in square brackets will not be played]

1. Partita in C minor
       a. Sinfonie
       b. [Allemande]
       c. [Courante]
       d. Sarabande
       e. Rondeau
       f. Caprice

2. Sonata in A minor
       a. Praeludium (adagio)
       b. Fuga
       c. Adagio
       d. [Allemande]
       e. [Courante]
       f. Sarabande
       g. Gigue

3. Preludes and fugues from Das wohltemperirte clavier
       a. In C minor, II., 4.
       b. In F sharp major, I., 13.

4. French suite in E major
       a. [Allemande]
       b. [Courante]
       c. [Sarabande]
       d. Gavotte
       e. Polonaise
       f. [Bourée]
       g. Menuet
       h. [Gigue]

5. The Italian concerto in F major
       a. Allegro
       b. Andante
       c. Presto

8-page booklet
Programme Notes: 

The prefatory note consists of a one-and-a-quarter page essay (pp.3-4) on Bach's contribution to the solo keyboard repertoire.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Fee for series: 10/6
Publicity and Reviews: 

On the inside back page - dates and programmes of the four historical concerts for the 1906-1907 season.
On p.6, it is advertised that, 'Both the clavecin (harpsichord) and the pianoforte used by Madame Landowska come from the house of Pleyel-Wolff et Cie.


The Prelude and fugue in C minor is recorded as no. 4, but if the key is correct it is no. 2.