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Bach: French Suites, BWV 812-817 / Ashkenazy


Release Date: 06/30/2017 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 002683802  
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A legendary Decca artist known for his “directness, articulation and absolute trust in the music's own poetic strengths” (The Guardian), Vladimir Ashkenazy continues to build his already lauded catalog with Bach: The French Suites. Featuring the complete six French Suites on a single CD, this album is released in celebration of the great Russian pianist’s 80th birthday on July 6, 2017. A legendary Decca artist known for his “directness, articulation and absolute trust in the music's own poetic strengths” (The Guardian), Vladimir Ashkenazy continues to build his already lauded catalog with Bach: The French Suites. Featuring the complete six French Suites on a single CD, this album is released in celebration of the great Russian pianist’s 80th birthday on July 6, 2017. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
French Suite no 1 in D minor, BWV 812 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1724; Leipzig, Germany 
2.
French Suite no 2 in C minor, BWV 813 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1724; Leipzig, Germany 
3.
French Suite no 3 in B minor, BWV 814 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1724; Leipzig, Germany 
4.
French Suite no 4 in E flat major, BWV 815 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1724; Leipzig, Germany 
5.
French Suite no 5 in G major, BWV 816 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1724; Leipzig, Germany 
6.
French Suite no 6 in E major, BWV 817 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1724; Leipzig, Germany 

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