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Welltempered clavier book ii bwv 870893 discography. Licensed to youtube by sme on behalf of sony classical. Best harpsichord recording of bachs welltempered clavier book 1 welcome to talk classical a community covering every aspect of classical music. Welltempered clavier book ii bwv 870893 discography part. The welltempered clavier book two rebecca pechefsky, harpsichord. Which book of bachs well tempered clavier is easier overall. The two volumes of bachs the welltempered clavier together represent a wealth of musical invention, ingenuity and delight. Bach himself played on the widely contrasting claviers popular in. After complete cycles of the mozart and schubert sonatas and an account of the goldberg variations, danielben pienaar continues his ambitious pursuit of the whole, this time with a fourdisc complete recording of both books of bachs welltempered clavier. A welltempered clavier full of character early music america. Best harpsichord recording of bachs well tempered clavier book 1 welcome to talk classical a community covering every aspect of classical music. Welltempered clavier book ii, bwv 870893 discography part 3. For most arrangements, see the separate pages for the individual preludes and fugues.

Bach well tempered clavier roger woodward 199225 dc. Book 1 contains the more popular preludes and fugues. For book 2 he chose to play a harpsichord rather than the piano and his playing is as you would expect. The second was made by wanda landowska on harpsichord for rca victor in 1949 book 1 and 1952 book 2. You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. Bachs welltempered clavier which collection to buy. Book ii of her recording of bachs welltempered clavier was made between 1951 and 1954 at her home in lakeville. Bwv 8471, praeludium 2 in c minor prelude in c minor from the first book of the welltempered. Well tempered clavier book 2 by johann sebastian bach. Best harpsichord recording of bachs welltempered clavier book 1. Welltempered clavier the, book 2 suzuki show recording details.

Buy well tempered clavier 2 by keith jarrett from amazons classical music store. Welltempered clavier the, book 2 suzuki label catalogue number. Welltempered clavier the, book 2 landowska 19511954 wanda landowska, who continued to perform and record up to her death in 1959, was renowned as the greatest harpsichordist of the first half of the twentieth century. All these years later i have finally purchased book two, featuring mr. Aug 14, 2010 they both run about the same difficulty. Feb 26, 2009 thats a major reason for welcoming masaaki suzukis recording of the second book, which follows his account of the first after a gap of years but im tempted to say its almost the only one. Best harpsichord recording of bachs welltempered clavier.

Shop and buy well tempered clavier book 2 sheet music. Bachs monumental collection of preludes and fugues in all keys explored new systems of harpsichord tuning which made such an enterprise possible. S welltempered clavier the, book 2 suzuki label catalogue number. What are some good recordings of the welltempered clavier. Well tempered clavier book 1 by johann sebastian bach. In bachs time clavier keyboard was a generic name indicating a variety of keyboard instruments, most typically a harpsichord or clavichord but not excluding. In thomas manns novel lotte in weimar an old goethe muses on the achievements of his youth and of his maturity the former the work of genius, the latter the work of greatness. Aposteln, koln, germany august 25, 2012 ishizaka vividly carves out the individual characteristics, contrasts, and relationships of the 48 pieces from the rather lyric sounding instrument,and thus creates an comprehensible cyclic context that doesnt sound like its coming from the ivory tower. Certain online resources for the distribution of lossless music, such as are not mentioned hereabouts, may be relevant in this context. Sep 07, 2017 the two volumes of bachs the welltempered clavier together represent a wealth of musical invention, ingenuity and delight. Piano, pianokeyboard sheet music book by johann sebastian bach 16851750.

With its magnificent and magisterial performances by sviatoslav richter, one would have imagined that this 1970 recording of the first book of bachs well tempered clavier would be on the shelf of everyone who reveres richter and worships bach. The welltempered clavier, book 2 preludes and fugues nos. Book two of the welltempered clavier dates from 173842 some 20 years after book one and was assembled from both newly composed pieces and various existing preludes and fugues going back a number of years. Such thoughts perhaps passed through bachs mind too when surveying his own keyboard output, and the profound differences in sensibility that distinguish the second volume of the. Samuil feinberg, tatiana nikolayeva, sviatoslav richter all different styles, all worth listening to intellectual. Glenn gould, friedrich gulda more balanced, modern approach. With its magnificent and magisterial performances by sviatoslav richter, one would have imagined that this 1970 recording of the first book of bachs welltempered clavier would be on the shelf of everyone who reveres richter and worships bach. Notable performances there are lots of recordings of the well tempered clavier available, and one can find them easily either through itunes and amazon, or in the more specialist eshops, such as presto one can find even rare records, such as giesekings or pollinis recordings of the well tempered clavier. Klavierbuchlein fur wilhelm friedemann bach is a collection of keyboard music compiled by. The well tempered clavier book 1 scrolling youtube.

The welltempered clavier, book 1 bwv 846869 the welltempered clavier 1 is a collection of educational pieces with exceptionally high artistic contents. His book 2 conveys the character of each piece with unusual consistency. Donald nicolson the welltempered clavier, book 2, part 1. The welltempered clavier, book ii, bwv 870893 cd 1 bwv 870877 46. Best harpsichord recording of bachs welltempered clavier book 1 interested in what people think is the best. The welltemperedclavier, book ii wtc 2 french title. The welltempered clavier, bwv 846893, is a collection of two sets of preludes and fugues in all 24 major and minor keys, composed for solo keyboard by johann sebastian bach. Which book of bachs well tempered clavier is easier. From all the works written in the baroque era, no other work has been so well cherished, frequently performed and thoroughly studied than this work of bachs. The welltempered clavier, book ii by ralph kirkpatrick and tens.

After recording the bulk of bachs keyboard literature, rousset jumps into the wtc seemingly from the back end, leaving the betterknown and in. There are already many praises of christiane jaccottets performances of bachs welltempered clavier the individual cds that make up this release. Feinberg died the year after this set was finished, and he first played the well tempered clavier in its threehoursplus entirety. S welltempered clavier the, book 1 beausejour bachs monumental collection of preludes and fugues in all keys explored new systems of harpsichord tuning which made such an enterprise possible. Johann sebastian bachs cycle of preludes and fugues, the welltempered clavier, holds a very special place in the world of music. For book 2 he chose to play a harpsichord rather than the. The well tempered clavier, book 1 bwv 846869 the well tempered clavier 1 is a collection of educational pieces with exceptionally high artistic contents. This is his second recording of the first book, now paired with a previously unreleased traversal of book 2.

Notable performances there are lots of recordings of the welltempered clavier available, and one can find them easily either through itunes and amazon, or in the more specialist eshops, such as presto one can find even rare records, such as giesekings or pollinis recordings of the welltempered clavier. In the world of johann sebastian bach, as in the world of this magazine, the word clavier implies any keyboard instrument. Walter gieseking plays bach wtc the well tempered clavier. Download a free and public domain recording and musical. Such thoughts perhaps passed through bachs mind too when surveying his own keyboard output, and the profound differences in. Davitt moroneys playing is often supple and moving. Shop and buy well tempered clavier book 1 sheet music. Bachs goldberg variations performed on a bosendorfer 290 imperial piano in berlin. Some 20 years later bach compiled a second book of the same kind, which became known as the well tempered clavier, part two in. Bach and the clavier by joan benson clavier, volume 29, no. Welltempered clavier, book 1 by kimiko ishizaka in 2012, the japanesegerman classical musician kimiko ishizaka made available to the world an open version of j. It arrived hot on the heels of harpsichordist christophe roussets release of book 2. Selections from the well tempered clavier, book ii by glenn gould on amazon music. After some practice, after having learned a few of these preludes and fougues, the fingering should become more natural and those fingering suggestions on the editions really become unneccessary.

If you are looking for a good complete recording of bachs well tempered clavier on harpsichord then i thoroughly recommend dantones book 2 with either bob. He gave the title to a book of preludes and fugues in all 24 major and minor keys, dated 1722, composed for the profit and use of musical youth desirous of learning, and especially for the. The welltempered clavier 1 and 2 rosalyn tureck 53. Poloarts china cl4b86080 whether this last is a legit licensed issue, or a pirate, i have no idea. The well tempered clavier book 2 scrolling youtube. Shermans books include inside early music oxford university press and performing brahms cambridge university press. Sherman, reprinted from early music america emag, november, 2000. Prelude catchall for arrangements track 2 the well tempered clavier, book i. Two hours of listening to a harpsichord can induce aural fatigue, dehydration and hydraulic issues. Klavierbuchlein fur wilhelm friedemann bach wikipedia. Bach himself played on the widely contrasting claviers popular in his day.

Walter gieseking 1895 1956, was a frenchborn german pianist and composer. Im looking at purchasing a cd of the wtc book 1 and maybe 2. His explorations led to an astonishing achievement two books of 24. At the moment im leaning towards richters but feinbergs is a close second. Provided to youtube by universal music group prelude no. Even so, not once was i compelled to climb the roof to frolic with beechams. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Glenn gould 1932 1982 bach the welltempered clavier. This mp3 download is a rerelease of christiane jaccottets complete well tempered clavier, played on harpsichord. The well tempered clavier book 1 scrolling youtube j. Thats a major reason for welcoming masaaki suzukis recording of the second book, which follows his account of the first after a gap of years. But, in fact, theyre not and the simple reason for it is that richters performances sound like they were taped in a drafty castle in austria using a. Johann sebastian bach 1685 1750 the well tempered clavier book 2. Most of the music composed for harpsichord and recorded with piano is juicy and corny, it is inevitable, the composers were thinking about those specific drymonotonousemotionless sounds of that very limited instrument called harpsichord.

Id buy book 2, learn these, and then go back to book 1. It is not just one of the immortal masterpieces of the world music literature. Such is the music in book ii of the welltempered clavier, and roger woodward reinforces all of my feelings about this as pure music, as well as making. The welltempered clavier book 1 by johann sebastian bach, jeno. His explorations led to an astonishing achievement two books of 24 pre. In bachs time clavier was a generic name indicating a variety of keyboard instruments, most typically a harpsichord or clavichord but not excluding an organ either the modern german spelling for the collection is. There are already many praises of christiane jaccottets performances of bachs well tempered clavier the individual cds that make up this release. Music recordings by ralph kirkpatrick ralph kirkpatrick. From all the works written in the baroque era, no other work has been so wellcherished, frequently performed and.

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