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JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH - (Eisenach, 1685 - Lipsia, 1750)




Recording September 8th-9th, 2005
Fazioli Concert Hall, Sacile (Italy)
CD 1
1 - 10English Suite n.1 in A major BWV 806
Prelude, Allemande, Courante I-II, Double I-II, Sarabande, Bourrèe I-II, Gigue
11 - 17English Suite n.2 in A minor BWV 807
Prelude, Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Bourrèe I-II, Gigue
18 - 24English Suite n.3 in G minor BWV 808
Prelude, Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Gavotte I-II, Gigue
TOT. 71:18
CD 2
1 - 7English Suite n.4 in F major BWV 809
Prelude, Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Menuet I-II, Gigue
8 - 14English Suite n.5 in E minor BWV 810
Prelude, Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Passepied I-II, Gigue
15 - 22English Suite n.6 in D minor BWV 811
Prelude, Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Double, Gavotte I-II, Gigue
TOT. 71:58
English Suite n.2 in A minor BWV 807
Bourrèe II ( excerpt )
AUDIO, 1'34 (737 Kb)


eng Johann Sebastian Bach: THE ENGLISH SUITES
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ita Johann Sebastian Bach: LE SUITES INGLESI
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deu Johann Sebastian Bach: ENGLIESCHE SUITEN
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fra Johann Sebastian Bach: LES SUITES ANGLAISES
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March 18th, 2006

min La Stampa - Classical Notes
... 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 ... (Sandro Cappelletto)

March 25th, 2006

min Specchio - Coltured Music
... he penetrates into Bach's universe through the door of sound, so affecting, full of passion, but paying attention to formal structure ... (Sandro Cappelletto)

April 2006

min Musica - CDs reviews
... a definitely personal point of view, with very refined sonorities, very pianistic, warm and enveloping sonorities ... (Luca Segalla)

April 2006

min The Music Journal - CDs reviews
... an architectonic vision of lucid expositive and emotional conceit ... (Roberto Iovino)

April 2006

min Il Quadrivio - Music
... a totally pianistic Bach, without renouncing a density of timbre and sound which is daughter of our contemporaneusness ... (Sergio Garbato)

April 3rd, 2006

min Il Piccolo - Classical Music
... 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 ... (Stefano Bianchi)

April 7th, 2006

min La Cittadella - Headings
Bacchetti belongs to the narrow crowd of young Italian pianist honouring our "concertism" ... (Dino Gatti)

April 18th, 2006

min Gazzetta di Parma - Shows
... a taste, a measure, a fragrance ...

April 30th, 2006

min Il Sole 24ore - The CDs of the "Il Sole"
... swift, rational, with an astonishing geometrical precision reads English Suites projecting them into the future with a tenth-century sensitivity ... (C.M.)

April 30th, 2006

min Io donna - Classical
... an already mature balance between modernity and tradition ... (Enrico Girardi)

May 2006

min Amadeus - CDs & Video reviews
... a recording which can be considered a fixed point, a verge of maturity ... (Nicoletta Sguben)

June 2006

min Classic Voice - Piano
... the sense of naturalness of the talking that he takes out from the writing, without neither forcings nor transgressions ... (Gian Paolo Minardi)

June 2006

min ELLE Classical - Reviews
... moments of intense timbre and psychological sensibility ...
(Elsa Airoldi)

June 2006

min Cadenze - CDs & DVDs
... a linearity that makes the clearness of counterpoint show off ... (Cesare Venturi)

June 1st, 2006

min Il Giornale - Billboard
... very concentrated, inspired, respectful of tradition and - at the same time - devoid of conditionings ... (FeR)

June 15th, 2006

min Musica & Scuola - Review
... right balance of sound, admirable touch, sense of style and careful interpretative choice ... (Dino Gatti)

June 16th, 2006

min www.suono.it - Music, Reviews
... without such a "humanitas" all great Bach's music would be a cold exercise of composition ...
(Pietro Acquafredda)

July 2nd, 2006

min Libertà - Shows
... the perfect technique and the clear and limpid touch are at the service of a sober style, lacking of exhibitionism ... (Alfredo Tenni)

October 20th, 2006

min MF Milano Finanza - Gentlemen
... grace and competence ...
(Andrea Milanesi)

November 2006

min Audio Review - Classical music, Reviews
... an original and convincing key to read, a very successful performance ... (Stefano Catucci)

December 2006

min Fedeltà del suono - Music, Reviews
... the risk of technical and phonic uniformity, that sometime was found with Leonhardt and Rousset, in our opinion here didn't happen ... (Luigi Bellingardi)

December 2006

min www.classicstoday.com - Search Reviews
... his warm sonority, singing line, and expressive intensity proudly hold their own in such world-class company ... (Jed Distler)

April 22nd, 2008

min www.amazon.com - Customer reviews
... "In short, this is a superb traversal of the English Suites that is also beautifully recorded" ...
(JSA, San Diego CA, U.S.)

Mai 2008

min Diapason - In bref
... Bacchetti a enregistré les Suites Anglaises sur un Fazioli aux couleurs éclatantes ...
(Etienne Moreau)

January 2009

min The Record Geijutsu

Bach, Johann Sebastian

January 2009

min American Record Guide - Reviews
... I would not hesitate to categorize these performances as among the very best currently available.

August 20th, 2009

min www.musicweb-international.com - Review
... if you like Glenn Gould's English Suites you will appreciate Bacchetti's recording as one of similar stature ... (Dominy Clements)

Septiembre 2009

min CD Compact - Reseñas, Recomendado
este intérprete extraordinario nos convence de que se puede (y se debe) tocar música de Bach en un piano ... (Josep Pascual)

Enero de 2010

min Ritmo - Discos Critica - de la A a la Z
... Bacchetti es un espléndido pianista y un gran músico, su Bach vuelve a ser enormemente balsámico y disfrutable ... (L.G.)

January 2010

min Fanfare Magazine - Archive
... his playing of the English suites reflects the deep thought he has given to these works ...
(Jerry Dubins)

January 2010

min International Piano - Reviews
... Bacchetti is undoubtedly a front-runner in these much-recorded works ...
(Richard Whitehouse)

July 2010

min Muzyka 21 - PLYTOTEKA
... concentrated, modest, simple, and at the same time beautiful and masterly, vividly speaking to the recipient (Pawel Chmielowski)