J.S. Bach

Recommended (or not) Recordings

Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Ton Koopman
Instrumentation:Harpsichord
Individual Works:24 Preludes and Fugues, BWV 846-869
Format:Compact Disc
Record Label:Erato
Catalog Number:2292-45428-2
Year Released/Recorded:1983
Total Playing Time:110:41
Related Web Site:http://www.tonkoopman.nl
Comments:Koopman is a disciple of Leonhardt and plays in a smilar, fluid, rhythmically free style. He and his warm-sounding instrument are served better by the engineers, however, and the result is a lyrical and rather sensual recording.
Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Phil Faulds
Date First Submitted:09/21/1996