Chaconne in D minor, transcribed for piano by Busoni
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|Individual Works:||J. S. Bach/Busoni: Chaconne in D minor (BWV 1004)|
Beethoven: Piano Sonatas no. 32, op. 111
Chopin: 4 Scherzi, opp. 20, 31, 39, 54
Bonus CD - The Encores
|Catalog Number:||471 157-2|
|Total Playing Time:||1:41'56|
|Comments:||Zhu Yifei sadi:|
It is reasonable why there is no recommendation of this album on this Bach-exclusive website: only a single piece by him of 14 minutes out of a totally 1-hour-and-a-half live concert, and exactly a transcription for piano by Busoni. But I consider this one of my best Bach recordings and a must for all Bach lovers. Mikhail Pletnev played the chaconne more naturally and efficiently than Michelangeli and Tureck. I especially appreciate his clarity, romanticism and spontaneous grandeur. He made the piano writing sound offhandedly easy and also achieved his goal: þþI want to make music sound so strong, make it visibly significant and appealing to the most essential common basic feelings of every human individual þþþþ I enjoy this recording, though it may be a well-controlled amplification of Bach.
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|Date First Submitted:||09/01/2006|
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