J.S. Bach

Recommended (or not) Recordings

Goldberg Variations

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Helmut Walcha
Instrumentation:Harpsichord
Individual Works:Goldberg Variations BWV 988
15 Two-part Inventions BWV 785
15 Three-part Inventions BWV 801
Format:Vinyl Record
Record Label:EMI
Catalog Number:HQS 1129, HQS 1130
Year Released/Recorded:1961
Comments:Christopher Woollam said:

My second purchase of recordings of works by Bach back in the 60's. A very "upright, four-square" performance by Helmut Walcha but for me the brilliance of his technique far outweighs possible adverse comments about interpretation.

Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Christopher Woollam
Date First Submitted:04/06/2000