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BACH, J.S.: Well-Tempered Clavier (The), Book I

    



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BACH, J.S.: Well-Tempered Clavier (The), Book I

Bach’s monumental collection of Preludes and Fugues in all keys explored new systems of harpsichord tuning which made such an enterprise possible. Described as the pianist’s Old Testament, complemented by the New Testament of Beethoven’s Sonatas, the Preludes and Fugues are heard here played on the harpsichord, the keyboard instrument for which they were most likely written.



Disc 1

Bach, Johann Sebastian

  The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I: 24 Preludes and Fugues
1.   Prelude No. 1 in C Major, BWV 846 00:01:58
2.   Fugue No. 1 in C Major, BWV 846 00:01:46
3.   Prelude No. 2 in C Minor, BWV 847 00:01:39
4.   Fugue No. 2 in C Minor, BWV 847 00:01:38
5.   Prelude No. 3 in C - Sharp Major, BWV 848 00:01:20
6.   Fugue No. 3 in C - Sharp Major, BWV 848 00:02:42
7.   Prelude No. 4 in C - Sharp Minor, BWV 849 00:02:36
8.   Fugue No. 4 in C - Sharp Minor, BWV 849 00:03:45
9.   Prelude No. 5 in D Major, BWV 850 00:01:24
10.   Fugue No. 5 in D Major, BWV 850 00:01:57
11.   Prelude No. 6 in D Minor, BWV 851 00:01:31
12.   Fugue No. 6 in D Minor, BWV 851 00:02:07
13.   Prelude No. 7 in E - Flat Major, BWV 852 00:04:04
14.   Fugue No. 7 in E - Flat Major, BWV 852 00:02:02
15.   Prelude No. 8 in E - Flat Minor, BWV 853 00:03:25
16.   Fugue No. 8 in E - Flat Minor, BWV 853 00:05:34
17.   Prelude No. 9 in E Major, BWV 854 00:01:27
18.   Fugue No. 9 in E Major, BWV 854 00:01:18
19.   Prelude No. 10 in E Minor, BWV 855 00:02:25
20.   Fugue No. 10 in E Minor, BWV 855 00:01:28
21.   Prelude No. 11 in F Major, BWV 856 00:01:13
22.   Fugue No. 11 in F Major, BWV 856 00:01:29
23.   Prelude No. 12 in F Minor, BWV 857 00:01:55
24.   Fugue No. 12 in F Minor, BWV 857 00:03:43
25.   Prelude No. 13 in F - Sharp Major, BWV 858 00:01:46
26.   Fugue No. 13 in F - Sharp Major, BWV 858 00:02:15
27.   Prelude No. 14 in F - Sharp Minor, BWV 859 00:01:20
28.   Fugue No. 14 in F - Sharp Minor, BWV 859 00:03:33


Disc 2

Bach, Johann Sebastian

  The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I: 24 Preludes and Fugues
1.   Prelude No. 15 in G Major, BWV 860 00:00:59
2.   Fugue No. 15 in G Major, BWV 860 00:02:56
3.   Prelude No. 16 in G Minor, BWV 861 00:01:52
4.   Fugue No. 16 in G Minor, BWV 861 00:02:19
5.   Prelude No. 17 in A - Flat Major, BWV 862 00:01:27
6.   Fugue No. 17 in A - Flat Major, BWV 862 00:02:09
7.   Prelude No. 18 in G - Sharp Minor, BWV 863 00:01:39
8.   Fugue No. 18 in G - Sharp Minor, BWV 863 00:02:42
9.   Prelude No. 19 in A Major, BWV 864 00:01:21
10.   Fugue No. 19 in A Major, BWV 864 00:02:30
11.   Prelude No. 20 in A Minor, BWV 865 00:01:17
12.   Fugue No. 20 in A Minor, BWV 865 00:04:32
13.   Prelude No. 21 in B - Flat Major, BWV 866 00:01:31
14.   Fugue No. 21 in B - Flat Major, BWV 866 00:01:53
15.   Prelude No. 22 in B - Flat Minor, BWV 867 00:02:51
16.   Fugue No. 22 in B - Flat Minor, BWV 867 00:02:50
17.   Prelude No. 23 in B Major, BWV 868 00:01:15
18.   Fugue No. 23 in B Major, BWV 868 00:02:20
19.   Prelude No. 24 in B Minor, BWV 869 00:02:55
20.   Fugue No. 24 in B Minor, BWV 869 00:06:32

Total Playing Time: 01:51:10






Composer(s):
Bach, Johann Sebastian

Artist(s):
Beausejour, Luc

Label: Naxos

Genre: Instrumental

Period: Baroque

Catalogue No: 8.557625-26

Barcode: 0747313262526

Physical Release: 03/2007

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