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Work: Goldberg Variations, BWV988

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ComposerBach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
PeriodBaroque
Work typeInstrumental
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LondonLang Lang plays the Goldberg Variations

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Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV988
Lang Lang, Piano

ZürichAuf Tournee mit Maurice Steger

Bach, Pärt, Vivaldi
Zurich Chamber Orchestra; Maurice Steger

BarcelonaJean Rondeau, harpsichord

Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV988
Jean Rondeau, Harpsichord

BerlinLang Lang

Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV988
Lang Lang, Piano

CologneLang Lang

Schumann, Bach
Lang Lang, Piano
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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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