My Cart

Keith Jarrett - J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book | [Set / Live In Troy, Ny / 1987] (CD DOUBLE (SLIMLINE CASE))

Keith Jarrett - J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book | [Set / Live In Troy, Ny / 1987] (CD DOUBLE (SLIMLINE CASE))
$24.59

Keith Jarrett - J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book | [Set / Live In Troy, Ny / 1987] (CD DOUBLE (SLIMLINE CASE))

In stock
SKU
U140619-2894818016
Keith Jarrett - J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier
Details

Keith Jarrett - J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book | [Set / Live In Troy, Ny / 1987] (CD DOUBLE (SLIMLINE CASE))

In February 1987, Keith Jarrett recorded, on piano, the first book of The Well-Tempered Clavierby Johann Sebastian Bach. It was the first in a series of acclaimed Bach recordings he would make for ECM. On March 7, 1987, prior to the release of the studio set, Jarrett performed the complete Well-Tempered Clavier Book I for an audience at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in New York state, a venue renowned for its beautiful acoustics; an archival live recording of this concert, is being presented for the first time.

When the studio album was released, Jarrett's manner in these iconic preludes and fugues surprised many listeners with its poetic restraint. The pianist was deeply attuned to what he called "the process of thought" in Bach; by not imposing his personality unduly on the music, Jarrett allowedevery note of the score to come through via the natural lyricism of the contrapuntal melodic lines, the dance-like pulse of the rhythmic flow.

These qualities are strikingly apparent in the live recording. Few jazz artists have so richly explored classical repertoire –from Bach and Mozart to Shostakovich, Bartók, Barberand more –as Jarrett.

"These are performances in which tempos, phrasing, articulation and the execution of ornaments are convincing," wroteGramophoneof Jarrett's first recorded account ofThe Well-Tempered Clavier. "Both instrument and performer serve as unobtrusive media through which the music emerges without enhancement."

Tracklistings:

CD 1

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH -THE WELL-TEMPERED CLAVIER, BOOK I

1. Prelude No. 1 in C Major, BWV 846

2. Fugue No. 1 in C Major, BWV 846

3. Prelude No. 2 in C Minor, BWV 847

4. Fugue No. 2 in C Minor, BWV 847

5. Prelude No. 3 in C-Sharp Major, BWV 848

6. Fugue No. 3 in C-Sharp Major, BWV 848

7. Prelude No. 4 in C-Sharp Minor, BWV 849

8. Fugue No. 4 in C-Sharp Minor, BWV 849

9. Prelude No. 5 in D Major, BWV 850

10. Fugue No. 5 in D Major, BWV 850

11. Prelude No. 6 in D Minor, BWV 851

12. Fugue No. 6 in D Minor, BWV 851

13. Prelude No. 7 in E-Flat Major, BWV 852

14. Fugue No. 7 in E-Flat Major, BWV 852

15. Prelude No. 8 in E-Flat/D-Sharp Minor, BWV 853

16. Fugue No. 8 in E-Flat/D-Sharp Minor, BWV 853

17. Prelude No. 9 in E Major, BWV 854

18. Fugue No. 9 in E Major, BWV 854

19. Prelude No. 10 in E Minor, BWV 855

20. Fugue No. 10 in E Minor, BWV 855

21. Prelude No. 11 in F Major, BWV 856

22. Fugue No. 11 in F Major, BWV 856

23. Prelude No. 12 in F Minor, BWV 857

24. Fugue No. 12 in F Minor, BWV 857

CD 2

1. Prelude No. 13 in F-Sharp Major, BWV 858

2. Fugue No. 13 in F-Sharp Major, BWV 858

3. Prelude No. 14 in F-Sharp Minor, BWV 859

4. Fugue No. 14 in F-Sharp Minor, BWV 859

5. Prelude No. 15 in G Major, BWV 860

6. Fugue No. 15 in G Major, BWV 860

7. Prelude No. 16 in G Minor, BWV 861

8. Fugue No. 16 in G Minor, BWV 861

9. Prelude No. 17 in A-Flat Major, BWV 862

10. Fugue No. 17 in A-Flat Major, BWV 862

11. Prelude No. 18 in G-Sharp Minor, BWV 863

12. Fugue No. 18 in G-Sharp Minor, BWV 863

13. Prelude No. 19 in A Major, BWV 864

14. Fugue No. 19 in A Major, BWV 864

15. Prelude No. 20 in A Minor, BWV 865

16. Fugue No. 20 in A Minor, BWV 865

17. Prelude No. 21 in B-Flat Major, BWV 866

18. Fugue No. 21 in B-Flat Major, BWV 866

19. Prelude No. 22 in B-Flat Minor, BWV 867

20. Fugue No. 22 in B-Flat Minor, BWV 867

21. Prelude No. 23 in B Major, BWV 868

22. Fugue No. 23 in B Major, BWV 868

23. Prelude No. 24 in B Minor, BWV 869

24. Fugue No. 24 in B Minor, BWV 869

More Information
More Information
UPC 0028948180165
Release Date 14 Jun 2019
Brand N/A
Artist Keith Jarrett
Title J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier
Format CD DOUBLE (SLIMLINE CASE)
Packaging -
Reviews
Write Your Own Review
You're reviewing:Keith Jarrett - J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book | [Set / Live In Troy, Ny / 1987] (CD DOUBLE (SLIMLINE CASE))