J.S. Bach

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Goldberg Variations

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Sergio Vartolo
Instrumentation:Harpsichord
Individual Works:Goldberg Variations, BWV 988
Format:Unspecified
Record Label:Tactus
Comments:Sergio Vartolo studied music (organ and harpsichord) at the Conservatorio of Bologna and graduated at the University of the same city. Since 1970 he has performed throughout Europe as harpsichordist, organist, conductor, stage director and singer. His recordings have been awarded the following prizes:

Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik (Frescobaldi Toccatas)
Choc du Monde de la Musique (Frescobaldi Capriccios)
Diapason d'Or (Luzzaschi madrigals)

At present he holds the post of maestro di cappella at the Basilica of S. Petronio in Bologna and teaches harpsichord at the Conservatorio of Mantua.

Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Sergio Vartolo
Date First Submitted:12/02/1995