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Work: Goldberg Variations, BWV988

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ComposerBach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Work typeInstrumental
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Hong KongPavel Kolesnikov Piano Recital: Goldberg Variations

Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV988
Pavel Kolesnikov, Piano

WashingtonNSO Presents: Lang Lang

Schumann, Bach
Lang Lang, Piano

SeattleThe Complete Goldberg Variations

Geter, Bach
Demarre McGill; Efe Baltacigil; Mary Lynch VanderKolk; Eric Han

LuxembourgCameron Carpenter – Bach

Cameron Carpenter, Organ

BarcelonaVariaciones Goldberg

Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV988
Varvara Nepomnyashchaya, Piano
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Mahan Esfahani performs the Goldberg Variations in Philadelphia

The harpsichordist brought a highly personal, deeply engrossing interpretation that invited the listener to consider this familiar work anew.
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In search of times past: Kolesnikov’s Goldberg Variations

With a maturity beyond his years, Kolesnikov uses Bach's great work to cycle us through our moods and memories.
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Tognetti releases the inner impulses of Bach

Richard Tognetti’s absorbing programme mixed Bach’s Goldberg Variations with Stravinsky and Adès, played impressively and with characteristic exuberance and finesse by the Australian Chamber Orchestra.
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Reimagining the Goldbergs as an orchestral period piece

Bernard Labadie’s orchestration of the Goldberg Variations came to feel strikingly close to the Brandenburgs, which is to suggest a certain achievement on his part. The arrangement was altogether convincing as Bachmusik.

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Perfectly secluded Goldbergs in the middle of Manhattan

Within the quietude, Pierre Hantaï played beautifully, blues and reds slowly drifting across the waves of wood behind him. It was dramatic yet subtle, occupying the eyes while the mind floated with Bach's variations.

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