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Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Akkordeon / Miki


Release Date: 05/05/2017 
Label:  Bis   Catalog #: 2217  
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Mie Miki
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Bach's Das Wohltemperierte Klavier has been called "The Old Testament" of the piano literature and presents, in more ways than one, a pinnacle to be climbed by pianists and harpsichordists alike. As a leading accordion player with an astonishingly wide-ranging repertoire, Mie Miki has now accepted the challenge, selecting twelve of the 48 pairs of preludes and fugues. For BIS Mie Miki has previously recorded Bach's Italian Concerto, and as she did then, she performs the music from the original keyboard score without making any alterations to facilitate the transition to the accordion. The result is ear-opening - the accordion's capacity for sustained notes brings out Bach's fugal counterpoint, while the fast and light action of Read more the instrument lends a particular fleetness to the preludes. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 1 in C major, BWV 846 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Mie Miki (Accordion)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
2.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 2 in C minor, BWV 847 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Mie Miki (Accordion)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
3.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude and Fugue no 22 in B flat minor, BWV 891 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Mie Miki (Accordion)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1742; Leipzig, Germany 
4.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 5 in D major, BWV 850 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Mie Miki (Accordion)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
5.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude and Fugue no 11 in F major, BWV 880 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Mie Miki (Accordion)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1742; Leipzig, Germany 
6.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 22 in B flat minor, BWV 867 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Mie Miki (Accordion)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
7.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 13 in F sharp major, BWV 858 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Mie Miki (Accordion)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
8.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude and Fugue no 14 in F sharp minor, BWV 883 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Mie Miki (Accordion)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1742; Leipzig, Germany 
9.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude and Fugue no 15 in G major, BWV 884 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Mie Miki (Accordion)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1742; Leipzig, Germany 
10.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 16 in G minor, BWV 861 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Mie Miki (Accordion)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
11.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude and Fugue no 5 in D major, BWV 874 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Mie Miki (Accordion)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1742; Leipzig, Germany 
12.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 24 in B minor, BWV 869 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Mie Miki (Accordion)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 

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