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Re: The Art of Fugue
« Reply #420 on: December 23, 2019, 01:45:01 AM »
No, they have chosen to play the chorales which don't make use of pedals on a harpsichord. They're not the first to do this, there's also a recording with Alena Vesela and Zuzana Ruzickova.

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Re: The Art of Fugue
« Reply #421 on: December 23, 2019, 01:49:49 AM »
No, they have chosen to play the chorales which don't make use of pedals on a harpsichord. They're not the first to do this, there's also a recording with Alena Vesela and Zuzana Ruzickova.



Incidently I received this with the post three days ago. I also own the Peretti/Kuper, but at the moment I have a large pile of CÜ III's in my CDs to be listened to queue.

J P Brosse also plays the manualiter pieces on harpsichord in his recording of CÜ III.
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Re: The Art of Fugue
« Reply #422 on: April 06, 2020, 02:29:48 AM »
First post here. I need to bulk up on harpsichord and organ recordings of the AoF, I've decided I've acquired enough piano versions!

Anyone heard this? Used to be on Funck's official website (I think)



I tried finding it again but it seems to have been wiped off the face of the earth

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Re: The Art of Fugue
« Reply #423 on: April 27, 2020, 08:45:59 PM »
How many times did Leonhardt record Art of the Fugue?
I was listening to an early one, on a not so great sounding harpsichord. Is there another?

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Re: The Art of Fugue
« Reply #424 on: April 28, 2020, 12:43:24 AM »
How many times did Leonhardt record Art of the Fugue?
I was listening to an early one, on a not so great sounding harpsichord. Is there another?

Twice, first one on a revival harpsichord, second one on an authentic harpsichord. The second one is well worth hearing.
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Re: The Art of Fugue
« Reply #425 on: April 28, 2020, 02:46:50 AM »
First post here. I need to bulk up on harpsichord and organ recordings of the AoF, I've decided I've acquired enough piano versions!

Anyone heard this? Used to be on Funck's official website (I think)



Yes, it's one of the most stiff and uninteresting versions I have heard (among ca. 30 harpsichord versions). But if you want to hear it again, I may upload it to you, when I get my stationary PC home from service.

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« Reply #426 on: April 28, 2020, 02:48:58 AM »
Twice, first one on a revival harpsichord, second one on an authentic harpsichord. The second one is well worth hearing.

More than that. I find it to be one of the best of its kind.
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« Reply #427 on: April 28, 2020, 03:02:06 AM »
More than that. I find it to be one of the best of its kind.

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Re: The Art of Fugue
« Reply #428 on: April 28, 2020, 03:13:15 AM »
Je suis la preuve vivante que le flegme britannique n'est pas une légende.

D'un point de vue statistique, cette affirmation est peut-être un peu incertain.
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Re: The Art of Fugue
« Reply #429 on: April 28, 2020, 04:48:46 AM »
Twice, first one on a revival harpsichord, second one on an authentic harpsichord. The second one is well worth hearing.
Hmm...I see the first one readily available. The second is scarce. Why does it have to be this way?!?  >:( :o
But the first one is also kind of interesting. But that keyboard is no good even considering it's from the 50s.
ETA Scratch that! I found it on a DHM compendium recording streaming on Amazon.
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Re: The Art of Fugue
« Reply #430 on: April 28, 2020, 06:24:45 PM »
The second AOF by Leonhardt is extraordinary. I'm not sure I can say what it is. There's an overall effect to his playing. There's the character of each fugue. Some have maybe said egoless-ness. I find the whole thing mesmerizing.
I still don't really have a piano version that makes me stand up and clap my hands like this (my wife is calling Bellevue).

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Re: The Art of Fugue
« Reply #431 on: April 28, 2020, 07:57:12 PM »
At the same time as the 1968 AoF, he made a set of Scarlatti recordings for DHM - well worth checking out if you like the AoF. I think that the styles of performance have something in common.
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Re: The Art of Fugue
« Reply #432 on: April 28, 2020, 08:42:08 PM »
The "second one" is this?


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« Reply #433 on: April 28, 2020, 10:35:22 PM »
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« Reply #434 on: April 30, 2020, 06:25:46 AM »
Yes.

I'm intrigued, but it is a bit of a wild-goose-chase release.

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Re: The Art of Fugue
« Reply #435 on: May 02, 2020, 03:59:10 AM »
I'm intrigued, but it is a bit of a wild-goose-chase release.
I found it streaming on amazon as something called "Gustav Leonhardt Plays Bach," (which includes his WTC recordings and other stuff too). It's pretty great. 

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« Reply #436 on: May 06, 2020, 12:29:37 PM »
I found it streaming on amazon as something called "Gustav Leonhardt Plays Bach," (which includes his WTC recordings and other stuff too). It's pretty great.

Great tip, GLPB is also available as a lossless download from presto. $16 for all 10 discs with, $45 if you want just AoF.  ???

I'm not a streamer, maybe I'll spring for it.