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1+1 Bach: Die Kunst Der Fugue / Davitt Moroney


Release Date: 10/14/2003 
Label:  Harmonia Mundi   Catalog #: 2901169   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Davitt Moroney
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 39 Mins. 

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Bach's last - and unfinished - great work takes us into a world of unsurpassed beauty and refinement. Although no specific instrumentation is indicated in the manuscript, 'The Art of the Fugue' was probably meant for the harpsichord, as is convincingly demonstrated by this splendid interpretation by Davitt Moroney, who, moreover, suggests solutions to some of the questions the work has always posed. Bach's last - and unfinished - great work takes us into a world of unsurpassed beauty and refinement. Although no specific instrumentation is indicated in the manuscript, 'The Art of the Fugue' was probably meant for the harpsichord, as is convincingly demonstrated by this splendid interpretation by Davitt Moroney, who, moreover, suggests solutions to some of the questions the work has always posed. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Davitt Moroney (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1745-1750; Leipzig, Germany 

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