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Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I

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    The CD of this album is available to purchase at ArkivMusic.

    American pianist Edward Aldwell (1938–2006) was well-known as both a scholar and performer of Bach and drew a significant following for his recitals in New York and around the country. A San Francisco recital featuring the Goldberg Variations was hailed by the San Francisco Chronicle as “not only a charm, but a sensation. No one who heard him will ever forget it.” Likewise, his recordings of Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier garnered high praise from musicians, scholars, and critics alike. Wrote the Boston Globe: “Aldwell’s performances are an outstanding demonstration of the operation of instinct and insight, imagination and understanding."

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Release Date: 
Friday, April 24, 1992 (All day)
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Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79272

Number of Discs in Set: 
2discs
Artist Name: 
Edward Aldwell
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UPC/Price: 
UPC: 
075597927221BUN
Price: 
0.00
Label: 
CD+MP3
UPC: 
603497104963
Price: 
12.00
Label: 
MP3
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The CD of this album is available to purchase at ArkivMusic.

American pianist Edward Aldwell (1938–2006) was well-known as both a scholar and performer of Bach and drew a significant following for his recitals in New York and around the country. A San Francisco recital featuring the Goldberg Variations was hailed by the San Francisco Chronicle as “not only a charm, but a sensation. No one who heard him will ever forget it.” Likewise, his recordings of Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier garnered high praise from musicians, scholars, and critics alike. Wrote the Boston Globe: “Aldwell’s performances are an outstanding demonstration of the operation of instinct and insight, imagination and understanding."

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The late American pianist Edward Aldwell's recordings of Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier garnered high praise from musicians, scholars, and critics alike. Wrote the Boston Globe: “Aldwell’s performances are an outstanding demonstration of the operation of instinct and insight, imagination and understanding."