ANDREA BACCHETTI PLAYS BACH
2 Cds - MAY 2009
Recorded March 2008 / September 2008
Verdi Hall of the Conservatory, Milan (Italy)
Fazioli Concert Hall, Sacile (Italy)
|JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685 - 1750)|
|TWO-PART INVENTIONS & SINFONIAS|
|1 - 15||Two-part Inventions BWV 772-786||26:16|
|16 - 30||Sinfonias - BWV 787-801||32:48|
|31 - 38||French suite N.6 in E major BWV 817||17:39|
|1 - 6||Partita N.2 in C minor BWV 826||22:16|
|7 - 12||Sechs kleine Präludien||14:21|
|13 - 18||Sechs kleine Präludien||6:05|
|19 - 25||Kleine Präludien aus dem Klavierbüchlein|
für W.Fr. Bach
|26 - 32||Kleine Fugen und Präludien mit Fughetten||22:20|
No. 5 in E flat major BWV 776
VIDEO, 1'55 (10,6 Mb)
13. Juni 2009
- MDR FIGARO | TAKE 5 klassisch
... In fact, Bacchetti is able to explore boundaries and, if necessary, to break them ...
- The pianist's record shelf
... Intensely personal, musically discriminating at a very high level, highly sophisticated pianistically ...
BBC Music Magazine
DISC OF THE MONTH
... There are some very fine Bach keyboard players around, but I find his highly individual style uniquely enjoyable
and uplifting ... (Michael Tanner)
BARGAIN OF THE MONTH
... Beautiful atmosphere and legato playing are again aspects of Bacchetti’s playing which bring me back every
time ... (Dominy Clements)
- Instrumental & Chamber
... More than two-and-a-half hours of Bach's solo keyboard music, sensitively played by Andrea Bacchetti... (Johnn Brunning)
International Record Review
Andrea Bacchetti's playing of Bach is fluid, fluent, flexible and melliflousy ...
- CDS SELECTION
... his Bach playing well able to rank alongside the finest present-day exponents ... Strongly recommended ...
American Record Guide
... All fascinating stuff, impeccably recorded and a most enjoyable release ...
- Reviews | Instrumental
... Bacchetti allows his luminous sonority to soar without pressure or fuss ... (Jed Distler)
... based on his very favorable critical response, I expected him to be a significant Bach pianist ...
- Discos Critica - de la A a la Z
... herefore, a Cd to take into account, and a pianist
clearly to follow.
... more than 150 minutes of musicality and sound beauty
(Luis José Rodriguez Viejo)
The Record Jeiutsu
- CD Reviews
... a splendid execution, which also reveals a certain measured sumptuousness ... (Tami Nodaira)
- "Hacia la Esencia"
... In short, an extremely interesting approach that promotes the poetics of the baroque ... through a sensitive and
solid musician ... (Emili Blasco)
- Kritiken: klavier
... Bacchetti reconciles the Bach purists with the grand piano ...
... rather affects are in the foreground in Bacchetti's playing ...
- Archive, Cd Review
Here is some enjoyable Bach playing ... Recommended
31 de enero 2010
... clear, diaphanous and coherent this music that sounds interesting ...
(Alberto Gonzáles Lapuente)
- L'angolo delle novità, CD
... Crystalline clarity, softness of touch and respect for the text, always with great elegance. Exemplary
19 de februero 2010
- Fiebre bachiana
... that poetic Bachian ritual in which formal perfection becomes magical beauty.
(Ignacio González Pintos)
... the elected musical consonance between the luminous grandeur of the text and the enlightened intelligence that guides
Bacchetti's hand ...
Fedeltà del Suono
- CDs Classical
... an incomparable technical safety and a stylistic sensibility of high depth ...
CLASSIC VOICE GOLD
... Bacchetti: focused, modest, simple, and at the same time beautiful and masterful, vividly speaking to the recipient ... (Pawel Chmielowski)
September 8th, 2010
- Customer reviews
... I strongly recommend these recordings and look forward to hearing so much more ...
(fCh - GMT-5, USA)
Il Giornale della Musica
- Culture | Classica
... rigorous, lucid, aware readings ... soft and luminous touch, extreme clarity, highly refined technique, a touch of
lovable humor ... (Maurizio Giani)
August 24th, 2011
Andrea Bacchetti's latest recording of Bach's great set of variations is one of the most wonderful things I have ever heard ... (Rebecca Franks)
The Penguin Guide
1000 Finest Classical Recordings
... Bacchetti plays them with spontaneous freshness and plenty of expressive life, and these two discs make very appealing listening ...
(March, Greenfield, Layton, Czajkoski)
October 15th, 2014
- Customer reviews
... Bacchetti offers the listener, Bachian masterpieces of great charm ... that touches the heart