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Elizabeth Farr Wins German Critics Music Award for
Bach Lute-harpsichord CD

January 21, 2009

Acclaimed keyboard player and note academic Elizabeth Farr can add a yet another string to her harpsichord. She has received the prestigious Preis der Deutschen Schallplatten Kritik award for her Naxos recording of J.S. Bach’s Lute-harpsichord music (Bestenliste 4/2008). This beautiful 2-CD album has also gained a number of outstanding reviews and is an essential recording for lovers of Baroque keyboard music.

BACH: Lute-Harpsichord Music
  • Lute Suite in G minor, BWV 995
  • Lute Suite in E minor, BWV 996
  • Lute Partita in C minor, BWV 997
  • Prelude, Fugue and Allegro in E flat major, BWV 998
  • Prelude in C minor, BWV 999
  • Fugue in G minor, BWV 1000
  • Lute Partita in E major, BWV 1006a
  • Keyboard Sonata in D minor, BWV 964 (after BWV 1003)
  • Sarabande con Partite in C major, BWV 990

Her recording of Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de La Guerre’s Suites Nos. 1-6 for Harpsichord (Naxos 8.557654-55) was previously awarded the Preis der Deutschen Schallplatten Kritik, Bestenliste 1/2006.

Harpischord Suites Nos. 1-6

  • Harpsichord Suite No. 1 in D minor
  • Harpsichord Suite No. 2 in G minor
  • Harpsichord Suite No. 3 in A minor
  • Harpsichord Suite No. 4 in F major
  • Harpsichord Suite No. 5 in D minor
  • Harpsichord Suite No. 6 in G major

Naxos congratulates Elizabeth on this sterling achievement.

Elizabeth Farr Biography & Discography


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