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Sir András Schiff – The Well-Tempered Clavier (II)

Sir András Schiff returned to the Royal Albert Hall in 2018 to play Bach’s the Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II, at the prestigious BBC Proms.

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Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
THE WELL-TEMPERED CLAVIER, BWV 846–893
BOOK II, BWV 870–893 (1742)
SIR ANDRÁS SCHIFF Piano

Distinguished Bach specialist Sir András Schiff returned to the BBC Proms in 2018 to present Book II of The Well-Tempered Clavier. Extending the variety already evident in Book I (available on 2.110653), Bach’s effortless brilliance and new-found sonorities push harmony and counterpoint further than ever with a combination of ancient and modern styles, church austerity and galant lightness. Schiff has said that “no-one combines the sacred and the secular as Bach does”, and this is comprehensively demonstrated in Bach’s fascinating and challenging sequence. This performance in the Royal Albert Hall was described as “a musical meditation for our troubled times” by the Independent.

Video Director HELEN SCOTT
Filmed on 29 August 2018 at the Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
A BBC/UNITEL coproduction

[2.110654 / NBD0105V]
Total playing time: 142 minutes
DVD: NTSC 16:9 · PCM stereo and DTS 5.1 · DVD 9 · Region: 0 (Worldwide)
BD: HD 16:9 · PCM stereo and DTS-HD 5.1 · BD 50 · Region: A, B, C

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