Johann Sebastian Bach – Composer – Goldberg Variations BWV (Sitkovetsky version) – Music Sales Classical. The Russian-born violinist Dmitry Sitkovetsky, who founded the New European Strings Chamber Orchestra in , has enthusiastically. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Goldberg Variations on Discogs.
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On these occasions, Goldberg had to spend the night in an adjoining room so that he could play something to him during this sleeplessness. In variation 5, Sitkovetsky resists the temptation to write a third part, while the two-part texture of variation 6 is cleverly redistributed between the three instruments—leaving it as a two-voice jig—as it is in variation Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats.
Sutkovetsky turned to my friend Dmitry Sitkovetsky, who is a Master in transcriptions. The series are available worldwide on Medici. Petersburg, featuring live music, street dance, physical theater, poetry, and animation.
His original transcription of The Goldbergs was written ininspired by the famous Glen Gould recording. Man stellt sich Bach oft als Komponisten vor, dessen Musik erst im A version for string orchestra is equally popular and these transcriptions have been played all over the world.
By the time arrived I felt that this was the right moment to re-visit and somewhat re-examine my original transcription. Customize your notifications for tour sitkovets,y near your hometown, birthday wishes, or special discounts in our online store! The performance is energetic yet not rushed. He was open for the challenge and transcribed [the Preludes] for violin, alto, cello, clarinet or string quartet. This performance, marking the 25th anniversary of the festival, was broadcast worldwide on Medici.
Bach: Goldberg Variations
This is music of a kind that can bring tears of happiness to one’s eyes. Still, Goldberg is reputed to have been a brilliantly talented young musician, and a pupil of both Johann Sebastian and Wilhelm Friedemann Bach. Ask a question about this CD. Monday, May 1, – MusicWeb Record of the Year – One of the most beloved musical works ever written, arranged with such affection and skill that the result sounds in no way inferior to the original, and performed with authority and passion.
The great Variation 25 has a throbbing pulse: The music provides a rainbow of moods, and the performers colour these works differently, finding the right temperature for each. I cannot imagine more gripping accounts.
With three instruments of broadly similar timbre, the contrapuntal and imitative lines come across with great transparency, especially in the canonic variations Golderg 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24 and 27, or in the fughetta variation goldbsrg and the closely argued counterpoint of variation 22, or, finally, in the triumphant imitation based on folk tunes of the Quodlibet that forms variation You are here Home.
In the booklet Sitkovetsky tells the story the arrangements. I hope listeners will share in my life-long journey through the Goldberg Variations and my love of the music, indeed in the very first publication of the Variations, inJ.
Tempos are well chosen, and if the players are a little short of Baroque period credentials, they produce a crisp tone with little vibrato, and offer such an abundance of riches that one readily forgets such reservations. Peter Williams has speculated that the player Bach most probably had in mind for the variations was his son Wilhelm Friedemann, a brilliant vxriations who had worked as organist of the Sophienkirche in Dresden since Like the Goldbergs, this is music that grabs the attention; every moment is admirable.
Johann Sebastian Bach – Goldberg Variations BWV (Sitkovetsky version) – Music Sales Classical
The sitoovetsky sinfonias, also brilliantly arranged, complete a programme of beautifully played music. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.
The use of pizzicato for the running semiquavers in variation 19 may cause some surprise, but it provides an attractive change of texture. Addressing them as a life-long friend and a musical collaborator, Mr.
Johann Sebastian Bach