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Great Hall - Bach: English Suites 1, 3, 4 & 6 / Richter


Release Date: 09/14/2004 
Label:  Delos   Catalog #: 5601   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Delos International is proud to bring The Great Hall Series to the worldwide Classical Music audience. This premiere offering highlights the legendary Svitaoslav Richter performing four from the Bach English Suites. Listeners to these exclusive performances are the first to experience Richter's incredible piano mastery, in the Great Tchaikovsky Concert Hall of the Moscow Philharmonic. This special performance took place on May 20th, 1991 and reveals for the listening audience the great interpretive insights, exceptional density of sound and creative spirit that set this LIVE performance apart. The recording incudes Suite No.1 in A Major & Suite No.3 in G Minor (on disc one), and Suite No.4 in F Major & Suite No.6 in D minor (on disc two). Delos International is proud to bring The Great Hall Series to the worldwide Classical Music audience. This premiere offering highlights the legendary Svitaoslav Richter performing four from the Bach English Suites. Listeners to these exclusive performances are the first to experience Richter's incredible piano mastery, in the Great Tchaikovsky Concert Hall of the Moscow Philharmonic. This special performance took place on May 20th, 1991 and reveals for the listening audience the great interpretive insights, exceptional density of sound and creative spirit that set this LIVE performance apart. The recording incudes Suite No.1 in A Major & Suite No.3 in G Minor (on disc one), and Suite No.4 in F Major & Suite No.6 in D minor (on disc two). Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
English Suite no 1 in A major, BWV 806 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715; Weimar, Germany 
2.
English Suite no 3 in G minor, BWV 808 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715; Weimar, Germany 
3.
English Suite no 4 in F major, BWV 809 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715; Weimar, Germany 
4.
English Suite no 6 in D minor, BWV 811 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715; Weimar, Germany 

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