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Bach J.s: Solo Keyboard Works


Release Date: 09/25/2006 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 475193   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  András Schiff
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

András Schiff is today regarded as one of the finest interpreters of Bach on the piano, a performing tradition that was earlier established by Glenn Gould with his legendary interpretations of the Goldberg Variations in the late 1950s. This 2-CD set features a number of popular pieces such as the Italian Concerto and the Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue as well as a selectioon of Preludes and Fugues from The Well-Tempered Clavier and several suites. As well as a strong catalogue item and addition to the DOUBLE DECCA catalogue, this set acts as a superb reminder of András Schiff's major survey of Bach and his acclaimed interpretations as he approaches his 50th birthday on 21 December 2003.

Tracks:
1. SCHIFF, ANDRAS - 1-3 ITALIAN
Read more CONCERTO IN F MAJOR, BWV 971
2. SCHIFF, ANDRAS - 4-18/ 15 TWO-PART INVENTIONS
3. SCHIFF, ANDRAS - 19-24 ENGLISH SUITE NO.2 IN A MINOR, BWV 807
4. SCHIFF, ANDRAS - 25-30 PRELUDES AND FUGUES FROM THE WELL-TEMPERED CLAVIER, BOOK I
5. SCHIFF, ANDRAS - 1 CHROMATIC FANTASY AND FUGUE, BWV 903
6. SCHIFF, ANDRAS - 2-8 FRENCH SUITE NO.5 IN G MAJOR, BWV 816
7. SCHIFF, ANDRAS - 9-15 PARTITA NO.4 IN D MAJOR, BWV 828
8. SCHIFF, ANDRAS - 16-20 PRELUDES AND FUGUES FROM THE WELL-TEMPERED CLAVIER, BOOK II
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Works on This Recording

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Italian Concerto, BWV 971 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; Leipzig, Germany 

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