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Bach il francese e l'italien / Wright


Release Date: 07/07/2017 
Label:  Centaur Records   Catalog #: 3537  
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Elisabeth Wright
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Harpsichordist Elisabeth Wright has performed as a soloist, chamber musician, and continuo improviser at numerous festivals and concert series around the world. She has been a member of Duo Geminiani with violinist Stanley Ritchie since 1974, and has performed solo recitals and made guest appearances with Tafelmusik, Seattle, Vancouver and Portland Baroque. She frequently collaborates with artists of international renown, including performances with Les Sonatistes and as a guest artist with Ye Olde Friends and Musica Ficta. She has served as artistic director of projects devoted to musical settings of Italian baroque poetry. Her “Marino and Music: a Marriage of Expressive Rhetorical Gesture” was published in The Sense of Marino: Literature, Read more Fine Arts and Music; she has also published reviews for Early Keyboard Journal. Ms. Wright is a founding member of the Seattle Early Music Guild and Bloomington Early Music Associates. She serves as a board member of the Early Music America and a panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts. Here, she tackles an early keyboard staple: the harpsichord works of J. S. Bach. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Overture in the French style in B minor, BWV 831 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Elisabeth Wright (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; Leipzig, Germany 
2.
Partita for Keyboard no 6 in E minor, BWV 830 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Elisabeth Wright (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726-1731; Leipzig, Germany 

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