Bach: Solo Piano Works / Olafsson

Release Date: 9/14/2018
Catalog Number: B002889202
Number of Discs: 1

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Following his critically-acclaimed DG debut, Glass: Piano Works, “Iceland's Glenn Gould” (New York Times) Víkingur Ólafsson releases Johann Sebastian Bach, a collection of both well-known and rarely performed pieces by the famous Baroque composer, including reworks by Bach of pieces from Vivaldi and Busoni as well as Ólafsson’s own transcriptions of Bach chorales.
Works on This Recording
1. Prelude and Fughetta in G major, BWV 902: Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Víkingur Olafsson (Piano)
Period: Baroque
2. Nun freut euch, lieben Christen, BWV 734 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Víkingur Olafsson (Piano)
Period: Baroque
3. Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 10 in E minor, BWV 855 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Víkingur Olafsson (Piano)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1722 ; Cöthen, Germany
4. Trio Sonata for Organ no 4 in E minor, BWV 528: 2nd movement, Andante by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Víkingur Olafsson (Piano)
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1727 ; Leipzig, Germany
5. Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 5 in D major, BWV 850 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Víkingur Olafsson (Piano)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1722 ; Cöthen, Germany
6. Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Víkingur Olafsson (Piano)
Period: Baroque
Written: by 1723 ; Germany
7. Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 2 in C minor, BWV 847 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Víkingur Olafsson (Piano)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1722 ; Cöthen, Germany
8. Widerstehe doch der Sünde, BWV 54 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Víkingur Olafsson (Piano)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1714 ; Cöthen, Germany
9. Aria Variata in a, BWV 989 "In the Italian Style" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Víkingur Olafsson (Piano)
Period: Baroque
Written: by 1714 ; Weimar, Germany
10. Two-Part Invention no 12 in A major, BWV 783 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Víkingur Olafsson (Piano)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1723 ; Cöthen, Germany
11. Three-Part Invention no 12 in A major, BWV 798 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Víkingur Olafsson (Piano)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1723 ; Cöthen, Germany
12. Partita for Violin solo no 3 in E major, BWV 1006: 3rd movement, Gavotte en rondeau by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Víkingur Olafsson (Piano)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1720 ; Cöthen, Germany
13. Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 10 in E minor, BWV 855 - Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Víkingur Olafsson (Piano)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1722 ; Cöthen, Germany
14. Three-Part Invention no 15 in B minor, BWV 801 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Víkingur Olafsson (Piano)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1723 ; Cöthen, Germany
15. Two-Part Invention no 15 in B minor, BWV 786 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Víkingur Olafsson (Piano)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1723 ; Cöthen, Germany
16. Concerto in D minor after Alessandro Marcello, BWV 974 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Víkingur Olafsson (Piano)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1708-1717 ; Weimar, Germany
17. Orgelbüchlein: Ich ruf'zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Víkingur Olafsson (Piano)
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1713-1717 ; Weimar, Germany
18. Fantasia and Fugue in A minor, BWV 904 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Víkingur Olafsson (Piano)
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1725 ; Leipzig, Germany
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