J.S. Bach
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Toccatas

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Angela Hewitt
Instrumentation:Piano
Individual Works:Toccata in C minor BWV 911
Toccata in G major BWV 916
Toccata in F sharp minor BWV 910
Toccata in E minor BWV 914
Toccata in D minor BWV 913
Toccata in G minor BWV 915
Toccata in D major BWV 912
Format:Compact Disc
Record Label:Hyperion
Catalog Number:CDA67310
Year Released/Recorded:2002
Total Playing Time:68'55
Comments:Jordan Sayers said:

First rate performance by Hewitt. I heard the Toccata in D major on the radio and was so impressed I purchased the disc right away. While many tend to downplay these works, Hewitt really brings them to life on the piano.
While my favorite recording of the Toccatas is the Troeger clavichord recording (such a delight), this is easily the best cd of piano interpretations I've heard. Very Highly recommended!

Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Jordan Sayers
And from the collection of Jan Hanford.
Date First Submitted:08/26/2003
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