Author Topic: Bach Goldberg Variations  (Read 66139 times)

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Re: Bach Goldberg Variations
« Reply #360 on: June 24, 2020, 03:23:08 AM »
As far as I know the strict mechanicality is because he doesn't actually play them on an instrument, just makes a MIDI file and runs it thru Vienna Symphonic Library or similar software. The only samples I've heard that sound like an actual live recording are the Beethoven 9th and presumably that was only because the Vienna Choral Library hadn't come out yet so there was no way to get convincing voice sounds. (Not that the instrumental sounds are very convincing either.)

One dead giveaway is that all his "harpsichord recordings" are pitched at A440 in equal temperament.
There's another "person" that does this for countless compositions. It's a scam then. 

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Re: Bach Goldberg Variations
« Reply #361 on: June 24, 2020, 04:07:14 AM »
As far as I know the strict mechanicality is because he doesn't actually play them on an instrument, just makes a MIDI file and runs it thru Vienna Symphonic Library or similar software.

I saw no information about this in the sparse notes, but I wouldn't be surprised, if you are right.
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