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Bach: Goldberg Variations / Pozzi


Release Date: 02/17/2017 
Label:  Pan Classics   Catalog #: 10374  
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Davide Pozzi
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Despite the numerous recordings and historical performances on the piano which have made the Goldberg Variations a heritage of our culture, it seems obvious that the instrument for which they were originally written for is to be favored i norder to offer a listening experience in which all the nuances of the work are completely restored. The possibilities of variation in sound and the choice of a historical tuning help to create a comprehensive framework for Bach's intentions. For this album, I have chosen a Werckmeister temperament to serve as a base and in which I hav emodified some fifths for the variations in minor. This results in a clear and relaxed light cast upon the variations in major, whereas variations in minor, which only seem Read more to tarry before flat signs and then modulate in distant keys, are given a much more animated, almost coarse slant. - Davdi Pozzi Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Davide Pozzi (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741-1742; Nuremberg, Germany 

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