Plays Bach: The 50th Anniversary Recording ()

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Plays Bach: The 50th Anniversary Recording - Jacques Loussier
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  1. Prelude
  2. Two-Part Invention, for keyboard No. 8 in F major, BWV 779 (BC L49)
  3. Siciliana
  4. Movement 1
  5. Overture
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  1. Prelude
  2. Two-Part Invention, for keyboard No. 8 in F major, BWV 779 (BC L49)
  3. Siciliana
  4. Movement 1
  5. Overture
  6. Adagio
  7. Fugue
  8. Minuet for keyboard No. 7 in G major (AMN II/7; doubtful), BWV Anh. 116
  9. Prelude
  10. Chromatic Fantasy
  11. Chorale No. 1 'Sleepers Awake'
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Playing the music of Bach in a jazz style seems like heresy to some, like mere silliness to others, and like gimmickry to many more. But for half a century now Jacques Loussier has been making a strong argument in favor of the practice, and although this anniversary recording has something of a valedictory flavor to it, it's hard to imagine that the 75-year-old pianist doesn't intend to keep doing so for as long as he can lift his hands to the keyboard. Loussier isn't a jazz-classical fusioneer like Gunther Schuller, but ...

Plays Bach: The 50th Anniversary Recording 2009, Telarc Distribution

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