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BACH, J.C.: Keyboard Sonatas, Op. 17 (Heard)


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BACH, J.C.: Keyboard Sonatas, Op. 17 (Heard)

Johann Christian Bach was a pivotal figure in the transition between the Baroque and the Classical eras, and a major influence on Mozart. As an avid proponent of the newly emerging fortepiano, he wrote works that took full advantage of the instrument’s expressive powers. In the first Naxos recording of these works on fortepiano, Rachel Heard brings to life the simple, elegant beauty of his Six Sonatas, Op. 17.

Bach, Johann Christian

  Keyboard Sonata in G Major, Op. 17, No. 1, W. A7
1.   I. Allegro 00:05:35
2.   II. Minuetto con variatione 00:06:35
  Keyboard Sonata in C Minor, Op. 17, No. 2, W. A8
3.   I. Allegro 00:05:28
4.   II. Andante 00:04:03
5.   III. Prestissimo 00:05:15
  Keyboard Sonata in E-Flat Major, Op. 17, No. 3, W. A9
6.   I. Allegro assai 00:08:19
7.   II. Allegro 00:04:34
  Keyboard Sonata in G Major, Op. 17, No. 4, W. A10
8.   I. Allegro 00:04:30
9.   II. Presto assai 00:02:23
  Keyboard Sonata in A Major, Op. 17, No. 5, W. A11
10.   I. Allegro 00:07:59
11.   II. Presto 00:04:21
  Keyboard Sonata in B-Flat Major, Op. 17, No. 6, W. A12
12.   I. Allegro 00:07:39
13.   II. Andante 00:07:04
14.   III. Prestissimo 00:05:25

Total Playing Time: 01:19:10

Bach, Johann Christian

Heard, Rachel

Label: Naxos

Genre: Instrumental

Period: Classical

Catalogue No: 9.70168

Barcode: 730099716819

Physical Release: 01/2012

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