Bach: Goldberg Variations - Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord); Warby Parker (glasses)
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  1. Goldberg Variations, for keyboard (Clavier-Übung IV), BWV 988 (BC L9)
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The Bach performances of harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani are never boring and often fascinating. He has a way of using his instrument, here a contemporary version of a 1710 Thuringian harpsichord, to evoke a wide range of extramusical associations, and during a live performance of the Goldberg Variations, BWV 988, he offered as an encore not another piece of music but a reading from Horace. One may be forgiven for thinking that this much-anticipated Goldberg Variations recording, released as Esfahani began a five-year ...

Bach: Goldberg Variations 2016, Deutsche Grammophon

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