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J.S. BACH (1685/1750) - ENGLISH SUITES BWV 806-811 - 2 CDs DECCA (476 32127)


- English Suite nr.1 in A major BWV 806

- English Suite nr.2 in A minor BWV 807

- English Suite nr.3 in G minor BWV 808

TOT. 71:18


- English Suite nr.4 in F major BWV 809

- English Suite nr.5 in E minor BWV 810

- English Suite nr.6 in D minor BWV 811

TOT. 71:58

Recording at the Concert Hall Fazioli (Sacile, Italy)
september 2005

Fazioli Grand Piano Model F278
English Suite nr.2 in A minor BWV 807 - Bourrèe II   ( excerpt )  [1'34 - 737 Kb]
Booklet    Riccardo Risaliti:  Johann Sebastian Bach, the English Suites
Classical notes
La Stampa - march 18th, 2006 (Sandro Cappelletto)
... Bacchetti falls in love with this variety of writing, he follows its beatings, its diversions, the rings that divide and multiply the linearity of the way ...
Music Coltured
Specchio - march 25th, 2006 (Sandro Cappelletto)
... he penetrates into Bach’s universe through the door of sound, so affecting, full of passion, but paying attention to formal structure ...
Reviews CD
Musica - nr.175, april 2006 (Luca Segalla)
... a definitely personal point of view, with very refined sonorities, very pianistic, warm and enveloping sonorities ...
Reviews CD
il giornale della musica - nr.4/2006 (Roberto Iovino)
... an architectonic vision of lucid expositive and emotional conceit ...
Classical music
Il Piccolo - Trieste, april 3rd, 2006 (Stefano Bianchi)
... a performance which stands out for its beauty of sound, for the grace-notes: pieces to be listened and re-listened to with renewed wonder
Columns - News in CDs
La Cittadella - Mantova, april 7th, 2006 (Dino Gatti)
Bacchetti belongs to the narrow crowd of young Italian pianist honouring our "concertismo" ...
Gazzetta di Parma - april 18th, 2006 (g.p.m.)
... a taste, a measure, a fragrance ...
Music - I Dischi del Sole
Il Sole 24ore - april 30th, 2006 (C.M.)
... swift, rational, with an astonishing geometrical precision reads English Suites projecting them into the future with a tenth-century sensitivity ...
Io donna - april 30th, 2006 (Enrico Girardi)
... an already mature balance between modernity and tradition ...
Quadrivio - Rovigo, april 2006 (Sergio Garbato)
... a totally pianistic Bach, without renouncing a density of timbre and sound which is daughter of our contemporaneusness ...
CD & Video reviews
Amadeus - may 2006 (Nicoletta Sguben)
... a recording which can be considered a fixed point, a verge of maturity ...
Classic Voice - june 2006 (Gian Paolo Minardi)
... the sense of naturalness of the talking that he takes out from the writing, without neither forcings nor transgressions ...
ELLE classical - june 2006 (Elsa Airoldi)
... moments of intense timbre and psychological sensibility ...
Il Giornale - june 1st, 2006 (FeR)
... very concentrated, inspired, respectful of tradition and - at the same time – devoid of conditionings ...
Music - Reviews - june 15th, 2006 (Pietro Acquafredda)
... without such a "humanitas" all great Bach’s music would be a cold exercise of composition ...
Musica & Scuola - nr.11, june 15th, 2006 (Dino Gatti)
... right balance of sound, admirable touch, sense of style and careful interpretative choice ...
Cadenze - nr.7, june-august 2006 (Cesare Venturi)
... a linearity that makes the clearness of counterpoint show off ...
Libertà - Milano, july 2nd, 2006 (Alfredo Tenni)
... the perfect technique and the clear and limpid touch are at the service of a sober style, lacking of exhibitionism ...
MF Milano Finanza - october 20th, 2006 (Andrea Milanesi)
... grace and competence ...
Classical music - Reviews
Audio Review - nr.11, november 2006 (Stefano Catucci)
... an original and convincing key to read, a very successful performance ...
Music - reviews
Fedeltà del suono - nr.133, december 2006 (Luigi Bellingardi)
The risk of technical and phonic uniformity, that sometime was found with Leonhardt and Rousset, in our opinion here didn’t happen. ...
Search Reviews - december 2006 (Jed Distler)
... his warm sonority, singing line, and expressive intensity proudly hold their own in such world-class company ...
Customer reviews - April 21st, 2008 (JSA, San Diego CA, U.S.)
... "In short, this is a superb traversal of the English Suites that is also beautifully recorded" ...
In bref
Diapason - mai 2008 (Etienne Moreau)
... Bacchetti a enregistré les Suites Anglaises sur un Fazioli aux couleurs éclatantes ...
Bach, Johann Sebastian
Record Geijutsu - vol.58, january 2009
Music - reviews
American Record Guide - Jan/Feb 2009 (Harrington)
... I would not hesitate to categorize these performances as among the very best currently available.
MusicWeb-international-com - 20/08/2009 (Dominy Clements)
... if you like Glenn Gould's English Suites you will appreciate Bacchetti's recording as one of similar stature ...
Reseñas -Recomendado
CD Compact - n.234, septiembre 2009 (Josep Pascual)
... este intérprete extraordinario nos convence de que se puede (y se debe) tocar música de Bach en un piano ...
Discos Critica - de la A a la Z
Ritmo - enero 2010 (L.G.)
... Bacchetti es un espléndido pianista y un gran músico, su Bach vuelve a ser enormemente balsámico y disfrutable.
Fanfare - Jan/Feb 2010 (Jerry Dubins)
... All in all, Bacchetti is very good ...
International Piano - Jan/Feb 2010 (Richard Whitehouse)
... Bacchetti is undoubtedly a front-runner in these much-recorded works ...
Muzyka 21 - july-august 2010 (Pawel Chmielowski)

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