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Bach: Goldberg Variations / John Metz


Release Date: 02/09/1999 
Label:  Soundset   Catalog #: 1013   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  John Metz
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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John Metz has an active career as harpsichord soloist and continuo player throughout the United States. He has appeared regularly at the Connecticut Early Music Festival since its inception in 1981, performing on harpsichord and fortepiano and directing several operas. He holds a DMA from the Juilliard School. He is Professor of Harpsichord at Arizona State University, and director of the early-music group Ensemble Versailles. He has published an edition of early 18th Century French vocal music and has recorded three of the harpsichord suites of Elizabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre. He has also contributed a number of articles to The Encyclopedia of Keyboard Music. John Metz has an active career as harpsichord soloist and continuo player throughout the United States. He has appeared regularly at the Connecticut Early Music Festival since its inception in 1981, performing on harpsichord and fortepiano and directing several operas. He holds a DMA from the Juilliard School. He is Professor of Harpsichord at Arizona State University, and director of the early-music group Ensemble Versailles. He has published an edition of early 18th Century French vocal music and has recorded three of the harpsichord suites of Elizabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre. He has also contributed a number of articles to The Encyclopedia of Keyboard Music. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  John Metz (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741-1742; Nuremberg, Germany 
Notes: Composition written: Nuremberg, Germany (1741 - 1742). 

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