Articles tagged 'Hersch'

(Dis)Arrangements 2: Goldberg Fever

A recent check disclosed 228 available recordings of Bach’s Goldberg Variations. Most are for a single keyboard as intended, but there are also arrangements and transcriptions. Here’s a random scattering of BWV 988 arrangements and digressions.

(Dis)Arrangements 2: Goldberg Fever

A recent check disclosed 228 available recordings of Bach’s Goldberg Variations. Most are for a single keyboard as intended, but there are also arrangements and transcriptions. Here’s a random scattering of BWV 988 arrangements and digressions.

Piano Factory 10.

Alongside Zagny’s gently wandering preludes (there are 12 of them) we hear a gentle strumming much like a radiator in the room next door, altogether describing a fragile interior scene.

Piano Factory 10.

Alongside Zagny’s gently wandering preludes (there are 12 of them) we hear a gentle strumming much like a radiator in the room next door, altogether describing a fragile interior scene.

Mostly Symphonies 6. / Naxos Bowl 2.

Melding hymn tunes, microtones, complex canons and continuous glissandos, Coates’ riveting symphonies take the Ives highway but go off-road after Ligeti’s exit…

Mostly Symphonies 6. / Naxos Bowl 2.

Melding hymn tunes, microtones, complex canons and continuous glissandos, Coates’ riveting symphonies take the Ives highway but go off-road after Ligeti’s exit…