from notes by Ian Carson © 1996
aus dem Begleittext von Ian Carson © 1996
Deutsch: Ute Mansfeldt
|Bach: Bach Transcribed|
From Wilhelm Kempff’s subtle resetting of Wachet Auf to Ferruccio Busoni’s virtuosic grandeur in the Violin Partita Chaconne, these performances by universally praised pianist Alessio Bax capture the reverence and resplendence of Bach’s music in t ...» More
'A magnificent addition to both the Bach repertoire and Angela Hewitt's artistically unparallelled survey of Bach's keyboard compositions' (Fanfare, USA)
'A collection of rarities and oddities that makes for enjoyable listening. The quality of the Hyperion recording is excellent, with the right balance ...» More
|Bach: Piano Transcriptions, Vol. 2 - Ferruccio Busoni|
'Nikolai Demidenko performs all the music here with admirable devotion … The playing throughout this enterprising recital cannot be faulted' (BBC ...
'Demidenko plays them all with great panache and limitless technical command, clearly relishing the vast array of colour that Busoni's fertile imagina ...» More
|Bach: Piano Transcriptions, Vol. 3 - Friedman, Grainger & Murdoch|
'Could hardly be more exhilarating or enterprising … a memorable as well as enticing disc' (Gramophone)
'Lane commands the golden tone and effortless, spirited virtuosity needed to make these transcriptions come alive, and makes them sound easy to boot. ...» More
|Bach: Piano Transcriptions, Vol. 9 - A Bach Book for Harriet Cohen|
In 1931 the pianist and muse Harriet Cohen invited all her principal composer friends each to make an arrangement of a work by J S Bach for inclusion in an album to be published by Oxford University Press. Published as A Bach Book for Harriet Cohe ...» More
|Bach: Sonatas & Chorales|
'The Leipzig Collection' explores the music of Bach's Leipzig and includes the complete trio sonatas as well as some beautiful arrangements of chorales.» More
|Bach: The Complete Organ Works, Vol. 1|
|Bach: Wachet auf!|
'Not only has Herrick found a simply ravishing Swiss organ which he uses with impeccable good taste, but the Hyperion team have come up with a top-not ...
'Herrick has once again shown that his command of the Bach idiom is as total as any other contemporary organist's … An impressive addition to a m ...» More
|Bach: The Complete Organ Works|
'Let me say without hesitation that Herrick’s performances are models of clarity, accuracy, precision and musicality … this is a complete Bach th ...
'Herrick is one of the few organists who does justice to these difficult, elusive pieces … What a singular joy to hear the organ played with such ...» More