J.S. Bach

Recommended (or not) Recordings

Art of Fugue

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Quartetto Bernini
Soloists:Marco Serino, 1st violin and viola
Yoko Ichihara, 2nd violin
Gabriele Croci, viola
Valeriano Raddeo, cello
Individual Works:Art of Fugue, BWV 1080

Autograph Score, without Fuga a 2 Clav.
Appendix: alternate version of Canon al rovescio; unfinished fugue; Choral

Format:Compact Disc
Record Label:Amiata
Catalog Number:ARNR 0301
Year Released/Recorded:2001
Total Playing Time:67:21
Comments:Jan Hanford said:

A transcription for string quartet played on period instruments. The debate of what instrumentation should the Art of Fugue be played on does not interest me. What matters to me is that it be beautiful. This is a superb recording of a lovely performance. Highly recommended.

Acknowledgements:From the collection of Jan Hanford.
Date First Submitted:08/23/2003