Bach: Goldberg Variations ()

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composed by Johann Sebastian Bach, Unspecified

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Bach: Goldberg Variations - Alexandre Tharaud (piano)
Track Listing
  1. Goldberg Variations, for keyboard (Clavier-Übung IV), BWV 988 (BC L9)
  2. DVD Bonus Disc

The pianist Alexandre Tharaud reportedly withdrew for months from concert life to prepare for this recording of Bach's monumental Goldberg Variations, BWV 988. His efforts are evident in the performance, in which every variation has some carefully considered turn. What keeps the performance from seeming fussy is Tharaud's attention to overall architecture, which is original and even bold. He is circumspect in the earlier variations, playing precisely and a bit deliberately. The work's climaxes come not in the slow ...

Bach: Goldberg Variations 2015, Erato

UPC: 825646051779

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