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Bach: Famous Works On Pedal Harpsichord / Luc Beausejour

Bach / Beausejour
Release Date: 03/22/2011 
Label:  Analekta   Catalog #: 29970   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Luc Beauséjour
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"To rub shoulders with works of great composers and to interpret them is a great privilege. Sharing this music takes me back to the greatest joys of life." - Luc Beausejour

Dr. Luc Beauséjour, Université de Montréal, studied harpsichord with Mireille Lagacé and organ with Bernard Lagacé as well as additional studies with Ton Koopman and Kenneth Gilbert. He has received numerous awards including First Prize in the 1985 Erwin Bodky International Harpischord Competition in Boston and grants from the Canada Council and the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec. His harpsichord performances and recordings are noted for elegance, virtuosity, and expressiveness.
Read more /> "2003 Performer of the Year" - Conseil québécois de la musique, Canada.
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Works on This Recording

1. Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Luc Beauséjour (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Germany 
2. Chorale Preludes (6) BWV 645-650 "Schübler": no 1, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Luc Beauséjour (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1748-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
3. Prelude and Fugue in G major, BWV 541 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Luc Beauséjour (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; ?Weimar, Germany 
4. Orgelbüchlein: Der Tag, der ist so freudenreich, BWV 605 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Luc Beauséjour (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1713-1717; Weimar, Germany 
5. Orgelbüchlein: Es ist das Heil uns kommen her, BWV 638 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Luc Beauséjour (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1714; Weimar, Germany 
6. Prelude and Fugue in G minor, BWV 535 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Luc Beauséjour (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; ?Weimar, Germany 
7. Orgelbüchlein: Ich ruf'zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Luc Beauséjour (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1713-1717; Weimar, Germany 
8. Prelude and Fugue in C major, BWV 545 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Luc Beauséjour (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; Weimar, Germany 
9. Trio Sonata for Organ no 5 in C major, BWV 529 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Luc Beauséjour (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1727; Leipzig, Germany 
10. Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten, BWV 690 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Luc Beauséjour (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; ?Weimar, Germany 
11. Orgelbüchlein: Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten, BWV 642 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Luc Beauséjour (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1714; Weimar, Germany 
12. Orgelbüchlein: Alle Menschen müssen sterben, BWV 643 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Luc Beauséjour (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1713-1717; Weimar, Germany 
13. Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier, BWV 731 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Luc Beauséjour (Harpsichord)
14. Passacaglia in C minor, BWV 582 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Luc Beauséjour (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1708-1712; Arnstadt, Germany 

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