Bach's Goldbergs were reportedly written for one of his most talented pupil, who ised them to entertain and soothe his insomniac master during bouts of sleeplessness. Though authenticity of this story is doubted by some historians, they are certainly a diversion for listeners. historians. With virtuosic hand crossing and thrilling sections typical of Bach.
Both Arias and all 30 Variations are set here for Piano and this affordable edition of a widely performed and appreciated work is essential for all serious pianists and music lovers.
Published on: 14 November 2006
No of pages: 48
Catalogue No: 0486452824