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Godowsky: Piano Music Vol 2 / Konstantin Sherbakov


Release Date: 08/05/1997 
Label:  Marco Polo   Catalog #: 8223794   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Konstantin Scherbakov
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This recording received a 1998 "Critic's Choice" award from Gramophone
magazine.
REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, p.91) - "...The Russian pianist Konstantin Sherbakov (b 1963) plays this music brilliantly, dealing easily with its technical difficulties, keeping the dense contrapuntal lines clear while providing rich bass sonorities, and making the music consistently exciting..."
This recording received a 1998 "Critic's Choice" award from Gramophone
magazine.
REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, p.91) - "...The Russian pianist Konstantin Sherbakov (b 1963) plays this music brilliantly, dealing easily with its technical difficulties, keeping the dense contrapuntal lines clear while providing rich bass sonorities, and making the music consistently exciting..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Violin solo no 1 in G minor, BWV 1001 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Konstantin Scherbakov (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 02/1996 
Notes: Transcribed: Leopold Godowsky (1923) 
2.
Partita for Violin solo no 1 in B minor, BWV 1002 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Konstantin Scherbakov (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 02/1996 
Notes: Transcribed: Leopold Godowsky (1922-1923) 
3.
Sonata for Violin solo no 2 in A minor, BWV 1003 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Konstantin Scherbakov (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 02/1996 
Notes: Transcribed: Leopold Godowsky (1924) 

Sound Samples

J.S. Bach - Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001: I. Fantasia: Adagio - Maestoso
J.S. Bach - Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001: II. Fuga: Allegro con brio
J.S. Bach - Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001: III. Siciliana: Andante espressivo
J.S. Bach - Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001: IV. Finale: Presto - Vivace, con fuoco
J.S. Bach - Violin Sonata No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1002: I. Allemande: Maestoso largamente
J.S. Bach - Violin Sonata No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1002: II. Double: Moderato
J.S. Bach - Violin Sonata No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1002: III. Courante: Andante cantabile
J.S. Bach - Violin Sonata No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1002: IV. Double: Presto, con fuoco
J.S. Bach - Violin Sonata No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1002: V. Sarabande: Largo
J.S. Bach - Violin Sonata No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1002: VI. Double: Allegretto vivace
J.S. Bach - Violin Sonata No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1002: VII. Bouree: Allegro con spirito
J.S. Bach - Violin Sonata No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1002: VIII. Double: Allegro
J.S. Bach - Violin Sonata No. 3 in A minor, BWV 1003: I. Fantasia: Grave
J.S. Bach - Violin Sonata No. 3 in A minor, BWV 1003: II. Fuga: Allegro con fuoco
J.S. Bach - Violin Sonata No. 3 in A minor, BWV 1003: III. Aria: Andante - Molto espressivo e cantabile
J.S. Bach - Violin Sonata No. 3 in A minor, BWV 1003: IV. Finale: Allegro

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