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Bach: English Suites / Rangell


Release Date: 01/03/2020 
Label:  Steinway & Sons   Catalog #: 30136  
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Andrew Rangell
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This double album, newly documenting Mr. Rangell’s exploration of Bach’s keyboard music can be added to a long list of distinctive performances. “Andrew Rangell’s free-spirited Bach is distinguished by its powerful drive and intensity and a remarkable articulation that illuminates contrapuntal intricacies with microscopic clarity… His playing captures every mood in the psychological spectrum…” (New York Times) Long recognized as among our most eloquent and insightful interpreters of the major keyboard works of Bach and Beethoven, pianist Andrew Rangell has drawn acclaim for a variety of recordings, ranging from the music of Sweelinck, Farnaby, and Gibbons to that of Janacek, Enescu, Nielsen, Bartok, Valen, Christian Wolff, and many others. Read more The present recording, newly documenting Mr. Rangell’s exploration of Bach’s keyboard music can be added to a long list of distinctive performances, including The Goldberg Variations, French Suites, Partitas, Well-Tempered-Clavier, Book 1, The Art of Fugue, Inventions, Sinfonias, and many shorter works. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
English Suite no 1 in A major, BWV 806 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Andrew Rangell (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715; Weimar, Germany 
2.
English Suite no 2 in A minor, BWV 807 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Andrew Rangell (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715; Weimar, Germany 
3.
English Suite no 3 in G minor, BWV 808 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Andrew Rangell (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715; Weimar, Germany 
4.
English Suite no 4 in F major, BWV 809 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Andrew Rangell (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715; Weimar, Germany 
5.
English Suite no 5 in E minor, BWV 810 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Andrew Rangell (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715; Weimar, Germany 
6.
English Suite no 6 in D minor, BWV 811 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Andrew Rangell (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715; Weimar, Germany 

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