J.S. BACH: 6 French Suites, BWV 812–817 • Sonata in D minor, BWV 964 (from BWV 1003) etc (2CD)

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Released Winter 2019
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Alexandra Papastefanou piano

Johann Sebastian BACH (1685–1750)

Suite No. 1 in D minor, BWV 812
Suite No. 2 in C minor, BWV 813
Suite No. 3 in B minor, BWV 814
Suite No. 4 in E flat major, BWV 815

Adagio in G major, BWV 968 (transcription of Sonata in C major for Solo Violin, BWV 1005)
Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816
Suite No. 6 in E major, BWV 817
Fantasy in G minor, BWV 920
Prelude (Fantasia) in C minor, BWV 921
Fantasia in A minor, BWV 922
Keyboard Sonata in D minor, BWV 964
ranscription of Sonata in A minor for Solo Violin, BWV 1003)

Recording venue: Megaron, Dimitri Mitropoulos Hall, Athens
Engineer: Nikos Espialidis
Date of recording: 2019

2CD digipak

‘I find Papastefanou’s Bach riveting. This is Bach playing on a high level – full of life, controlled in all strands of the music, pianistically immaculate, and highly personal. Here is a Bach player who has lived a lifetime with this music.’ (Alfred Brendel)