Bach – Goldberg Variations

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Tracklist

1.
Aria
03:02
2.
Variation 1
01:18
3.
Variation 2
01:31
4.
Variation 3 Canone All'Unisuono
01:53
5.
Variation 4
00:00
6.
Variation 5
00:55
7.
Variation 6 Canone Alla Seconda
00:00
8.
Variation 7
01:20
9.
Variation 8
00:00
10.
Variation 9 Canone Alla Terza
01:39
11.
Variation 10 Fughetta
00:00
12.
Variation 11
00:00
13.
Variation 12 Canone Alla Quarta
00:00
14.
Variation 13
02:07
15.
Variation 14
00:00
16.
Variation 15 Canone Alla Quinta (Andante)
00:00
17.
Variation 16 Ouverture
00:00
18.
Variation 17
00:00
19.
Variation 18 Canone Alla Sesta
01:08
20.
Variation 19
00:00
21.
Variation 20
00:00
22.
Variation 21 Canone Alla Settima
02:36
23.
Variation 22 Alla Breve
00:00
24.
Variation 23
00:00
25.
Variation 24 Canone All'Ottava
01:07
26.
Variation 25
03:12
27.
Variation 26
00:00
28.
Variation 27 Canone Alla Nona
01:15
29.
Variation 28
00:00
30.
Variation 29
00:00
31.
Variation 30 Quodlibet
00:00
32.
Aria (Da Capo)
03:02

Description

J.S. Bach: The Goldberg Variations To Bach, all music was to be a form of worship. In his famed biography of Bach, Albert Schweitzer stated, All great art, even secular, (was) in itself religious in his eyes; for him the tones do not perish, but ascend to God like praise too deep for utterance. As such, every condition of the artistic endeavorthe quality of the music, the motivation, and the work required to create and execute itwas to reflect the Creator. Humility, discipline and perseverance played a large role in making his musical worship so outstanding. He viewed his own talent as a divine gift and invariably assumed a humble stance when asked about his success with counterpoint. Bach stated, I have had to work hard; anyone who works equally hard will be able to do as much. The Goldberg Variations, BWV 988, one of the greatest works in the keyboard repertoire, demonstrate this conviction. The Aria and thirty variations reveal Bachs motivation to glorify God through discipline……

Additional information

Artists

Recording location

Doopsgezinde Kerk, Amsterdam Holland

Mastering equiment

Sony digital Editor 3000

Mastering engineer

Jared Sacks

Mixing console

Rens Heijnis Custom made

Microphones

Bruel & Kjaer, Schoeps

Recording format

PCM 44.1

Analog to digital converter

Prism 24 bit / Genex Recorder

Recording date

February 1998

Editing

Jared Sacks

Composers

Recording engineer

jared Sacks

Producer

Jared Sacks, Mia Chung

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Format

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Digital to analog converter

Sony

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