johann sebastian bach prelude and fugue in b minor, from the well- tempered clavier, book i, bwv 869. in the last of the 24 prelude and fugue pairs that make up book i of the well- tempered clavier, written in 1722, bach looks ahead to the companion volume that he would compose some two decades later. prom 63: andras schiff, the well- tempered clavier book ii, royal albert hall, london, review - a musical meditation for our troubled times.
a thoughtful, sober, and understated performance. bach well- tempered clavier ( complete) • andrás schiff ( pn) • ecmcds: 246: 23) andrás schiff is an old hand at bach, having recorded most of the composer’ s major solo and concerted keyboard works, including a previous wtc for decca back in the 1980s.
over the course of reviewing numerous artists performing bach’ s keyboard works on piano, i’ ve consistently cited andrás. andrás schiff has recorded the 48 preludes and fugues that make up the well- tempered clavier before, in the mid- 80s as part of his complete survey of bach' s keyboard music for decca. org/ wiki/ andr% c3% a1s_ schiff org/ wiki/ andr% c3% a1s_ schiff andrás schiff youtube. bach: das wohltemperierte clavier ( books i & ii) by johann sebastian bach, andras schiff from amazon' s classical music store.
everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. the well- tempered clavier, bwv 846– 893, 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. in bach' s 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. the two volumes of bach’ s the well- tempered clavier together represent a wealth of musical invention, ingenuity and delight.
eminent bach- specialist sir andrás schiff here performs book i. so schiff is performing this sequence of 48 preludes and fugues, collected into two books as “ the well- tempered clavier, ” on a modern piano in concert halls around the country, as part of a. this is really remarkable.
The best recordings of js bach' s the well- tempered clavier. Jarrett’ s approach is much like andras schiff’ s interpretation, also released on ecm in. Title time; 1 the well- tempered clavier, book i: prelude and fugue in c major, bwv 846. His new well- tempered clavier reveals many instances of interpretative refinement and rethinking. Johann sebastian bach, andras schiff - bach: well tempered clavier, andras schiff well tempered clavier books 1 & 2 - amazon.
It is stricter than the old decca recording, and even more transparent. Martin stadtfeld ( ms) : ms is a young german, very talented pianist. In this recording, he makes bach' s music really sing. Credit ruby washington/ the new york times. Other acclaimed recordings for the label include solo recitals of schubert, schumann.
Note, for example, a more incisively articulated book 1 c minor prelude. Henle, he provided fingerings for new editions of bach' s the well- tempered clavier ( published in ) and fingerings and andras schiff well tempered clavier missing cadenzas for a new edition of the mozart piano concertos ( begun in ). Bach’ s well tempered clavier may be the andras schiff well tempered clavier most hauntingly beautiful music ever written— i’ m not sure how anyone can live a life without hearing. Never before has even half of the sublime and seminal “ 48” taken andras schiff well tempered clavier the royal albert hall stage in unmutilated form.
View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1987 vinyl release of the well- tempered clavier, book i on discogs. His most recent two disc set of schubert sonatas. He discusses aspects of performance practice in a detailed preface.
This page lists all recordings of the well- tempered clavier, book 1 ( das wohltemperiertes klavier, bwvby johann sebastian bach. The well tempered clavier demands from the player a countless amount of requisites that schiff owns. András schiff bach: the well tempered clavier.
Bach 平均律 schiff. The first, a decca recording from the 1980s, is poised and lyrical, if occasionally verging on the self- indulgent; the later, version on. Listen on apple music.
Andras schiff performing book 2 of bach' s “ well- tempered clavier” at the 92nd street y on thursday. His playing is at the meantime, evocative and reflexive, thunderous and lyric, grandeur and éclat, he never abuses of pedal and every little bar fits adequately into the context. C major • the well- tempered clavier,. Andras schiff' s ' well- tempered' guide to bach : deceptive cadence the pianist has such an intimate relationship with the well- tempered clavier, hearing him.
2 thoughts on “ andras schiff: on playing bach and the well- tempered clavier ” jyoshitomi on aug at 4: 27 pm said: i want to thank andrás schiff for this fascinating essay, particularly his ending comment: “ of course this is a very personal interpretation and each of you may have a different opinion. Schiff is married to the violinist andras schiff well tempered clavier yūko shiokawa. András schiff seemed to channel bach while performing book i of “ the well- tempered clavier” almost andras schiff well tempered clavier without pausing and all from memory on saturday at.
I thought andras schiff' s recording of the well tempered clavier on decca was excellent. For his third recording of the suites, the dutch cellist tunes his instrument down by andras schiff well tempered clavier a whole tone to the pitch which was commonly used in cöthen where bach composed the works, whilst schiff’ s second take andras schiff well tempered clavier on the well- tempered clavier andras schiff well tempered clavier is more. Update: i have just gotten my hands on andras schiff' s re- recording of the entire well- tempered clavier. Having collaborated with the world’ s leading orchestras and andras schiff well tempered clavier conductors, sir andrás schiff now focuses primarily on solo recitals, play- andras schiff well tempered clavier directing and conducting. As eloquent as ever, and always meticulous in execution, schiff plays the two books of preludes and.
Highlights have included the complete beethoven piano sonatas recorded live in zurich, solo recitals of schubert, schumann and janacek, as well as j. Bach: the well- tempered clavier, book i andrás schiff classical 1984; listen on apple music. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information andras schiff well tempered clavier for bach: the well tempered clavier, book ii - andrás schiff on allmusic - 1986. Bach' s partitas, goldberg variations and well- tempered clavier. Schiff imbued the well- tempered clavier' s andras schiff well tempered clavier 24 preludes andras schiff well tempered clavier and fugues with a formidable sense of direction, writes martin kettle. The well- tempered clavier, book i: prelude and fugue in e- flat minor/ d- sharp minor, bwv 853 8: 09: 9.
Even though hard to believe, his interpretation has improved. Having recorded bach’ s core keyboard works during his contract with decca in the 1980s, andrás andras schiff well tempered clavier schiff began revisiting this repertoire for ecm, starting with the goldberg variations ( a/ 03) and the partitas ( 12/ 09). Schiff' s bach sings and dances, and has a clarity derived from a mesmerising touch and an aversion to the sustain pedal. Over time, schiff says that this music that his relationship with this music that he performs every morning has changed slightly.
The well- tempered clavier, book i: preludes and fugues i through xii: i. Amazingly, last night sir andrás schiff scored a proms first with his performance of book one of bach’ s the well- tempered clavier. Since he has performed the complete beethoven piano sonatas in over twenty cities, including zurich where the cycle was recorded live for ecm.
This surpasses even that benchmark recording. I have already reviewed andras schiff recording of johann sebastian bachs the well tempered clavier book one and would just like to add that book two of the wtc is the same masterpiece as book one and this recording by schiff is just as excellent as the recording he did of wtc book one, i can' t recomend this highly enough, both the music and. The world- famous pianist andras schiff, a most familiar name to bach fans on account of his complete recordings of bach' andras schiff well tempered clavier s piano works, has provided fingerings for both andras schiff well tempered clavier parts of the well- tempered clavier. 听johann sebastian bach / andras schiff《 bach: the well- tempered andras schiff well tempered clavier clavier, book i 》. Following his performance of andras schiff well tempered clavier book 1 in, distinguished pianist and andras schiff well tempered clavier bach specialist sir andrás schiff returns to present the complete book 2 of j.
Simply put: stellar. Bach’ s the well- tempered clavier. Andras schiff ( piano). Andras schiff*, j. Schiff is a born bach player whereas his beethoven though of a high standard is uneven.
Bach' s well- tempered clavier for london in the mid- 1980s, but the passage of time, personal reflection, and improvements in digital recording have contributed to making his second recording of " the 48" a necessity, this time on ecm new series. Like schiff, jarrett’ s reading is meditative and his playing is clear and in control of the tempos. Bach* - das wohltemperierte klavier i ( the well- tempered clavier, book i) ( 2xcass. András schiff recorded his first set of j. Nevertheless if some of us. András schiff’ s two andras schiff well tempered clavier versions andras schiff well tempered clavier of the ‘ 48’ remain timeless classics.
View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1987 cd release of the well- tempered clavier, book i on andras schiff well tempered clavier discogs. Ecm' s recording too is fantastic. Twenty- five years ago, pianist andras schiff recorded the complete preludes and fugues of the well- tempered clavier by j.