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Goldberg variations

Johann Sebastian Bach (composer), Philippe Thuriot (performer)
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Title
Goldberg variations
Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach 1685-1750
Performer
Philippe Thuriot  (accordeon)
Publisher
Klara, 2015
2 cd's + boekje
Recording date
2014
Playing time
01:24:27
EAN
5054196485450
CDR
CFX2029

About Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach (31 March [O.S. 21 March] 1685 – 28 July 1750) was a German composer and musician of the Baroque period. He is known for instrumental compositions such as the Brandenburg Concertos and the Goldberg Variations, and for vocal music such as the St Matthew Passion and the Mass in B minor. Since the 19th-century Bach Revival he has been generally regarded as one of the greatest composers of all time.

The Bach family already counted several composers when Johann Sebastian was born as the last child of a city musician in Eisenach. After being orphaned at age 10, he lived for five years with his eldest brother Johann Christoph, after which he continued his musical formation in Lüneburg. From 1703 he was back in Thuringia, working as a musician for Protestant churches in Arnstadt and Mühlhausen and, for longer stretches of time, at courts in Weimar, where he expanded his organ repertory, and Köthen, wher…Read more on Wikipedia