Bach: The Six Partitas

This is a double release of the six partitas for harpsichord by J S Bach BWV 825-830 (1726 to 1731).

These works offer a variety in intellectual depth and technical difficulty—all of which is heard to great effect at the hands of Lucy Carolan on the two instruments used; Von Nagel (Paris) 1988, after Michael Mietke and Michael Johnson 1996, after Goermans-Taskin.

SIGCD012  145 minutes 47 seconds (2 discs)
'An excellent recording of Bach's partitas, which, while perhaps not as masterful as those by Parmentier and Pinnock, deserves a place in the pantheon of the best available versions of these works' (M ...