J.S. Bach

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Rosalyn Tureck Plays Bach: The Great Solo Works, Vol 1

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Rosalyn Tureck
Individual Works:Prelude and Fugue, B flat, BWV 866
Aria and Ten Variations in the Italian Style, BWV 989
Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue, BWV 903
Capriccio on the Departure of a Beloved Brother, BWV 992
Fantasia in C minor, BWV 919
Adagio in G major, BWV 968
Toccata, Adagio, and Fugue in D, BWV 912
Format:Compact Disc
Record Label:VAI Audio
Catalog Number:VAIA 1041
Year Released/Recorded:?1989
Total Playing Time:65:52
Comments:Sanjay Gulati said:

This recording, and its companion Vol.2, contain some of the most remarkable piano playing I have heard in thirty years. The pianist's sense of rhythm rivals Gould's, but she is less afraid of feelings other than the "straight-ahead, in full control" Gould approach.

Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Sanjay Gulati
Date First Submitted:01/30/2000