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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

John Law: Goldberg

Read "Goldberg" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

J.S. Bach's The Goldberg Variations is one of the most famous works in the literature of the piano and an endless source of inspiration for pianist around the world -and not only classical pianists. Bach's music simply transcends genres and his ability to develop and sculpt variations on a theme remain unsurpassed. It is no coincidence ...

ARTICLE: BAILEY'S BUNDLES

Jazz Quanta: January

Read "Jazz Quanta: January" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

The beauty of having written for All About Jazz since the early years is that I was given one of the first personal columns, “Bailey's Bundles," as named by publisher Michael Ricci. I have used it mostly for thematically-based multiple record reviews, then my end-of-the-year lists. As the years sped on, I began to concentrate on ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Andras Schiff: Johann Sebastian Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Clavier

Read "Johann Sebastian Bach:  Das Wohltemperierte Clavier" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Johann Sebastian Bach's Das Wohltemperierte Clavier (The Well-Tempered Clavier) BWV 846-893, is a collection of two sets of 24-pairs of preludes and fugues composed in every major and minor key between 1722 and 1742, while Bach was in appointment at Kothen and Leipzig, respectively. Ostensibly for teaching and practice, the whole of Das Wohltemperierte Clavier has ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

András Schiff "Perspectives: In The Steps Of Bartók" At Carnegie Hall And Other Us Concerts 2011/2012

András Schiff "Perspectives:  In The Steps Of Bartók"  At  Carnegie Hall And Other Us Concerts  2011/2012

András Schiff “Perspectives: In The Steps Of Bartók" 2011/2012 U.S. Tour Schedule 2011

October 26 Washington, DC Kennedy Center October 28 New York, NY Carnegie Hall—Stern Auditorium October 29 New York, NY Carnegie Hall—Stern Auditorium October 31 New York, NY Carnegie Hall—Stern Auditorium


2012

February 22 NewYork, NY Carnegie's Zankel Hall February 25 New York, NY Carnegie's Zankel Hall February ...

Till Fellner: Inventionen und Sinfonien / Franzosische Suite V

Read "Inventionen und Sinfonien / Franzosische Suite V" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

The available recorded music of Johann Sebastian Bach is like sex and pizza: even the worst is still pretty good. This is particularly true of the composer's keyboard music performed on modern piano. Beginning with Glenn Gould in 1955, through recordings by Andras Schiff, Angela Hewitt, and Murray Perahia in the 1980s, '90s, and '00s, Bach ...