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Frederick Moyer: Bach: Partita No. 5 in G Major/
Rachmaninoff: Variations on a Theme by Corelli
 
Bach/Rachmaninoff coverFrederick Moyer shines on his GM recording debut and offers a mature, balanced reading of two cornerstones of the piano literature. 

The Partitas of Bach marked an artistic culmination in the development of their form.  The Variations of Rachmaninoff resembles his immensely popular Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini which followed two years later.

“His Bach is elegant and sparkling...   In the Rachmaninoff Variations, he displays velvety tone, producing mysterious moments contrasted with magisterial virtuosity.”
Klavier
Not currently available on CD.
     
PERFORMERS
Frederick Moyer, piano
     
PROGRAM
Side 1
Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita Number 5 in G Major,
BMV 829
21:58
1. I. Praeambulum 2:11
2. II. Allemande 4:50
3. III. Corrente 1:27
4. IV. Sarabande 5:24
5. V. Tempo di minuetto 2:31
6. VI. Passepied 1:40
7. VII. Gigue 3:28
    
Side 2
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Variations on a Theme by Corelli,
Opus 42
19:45
     
Recorded at Houghton Chapel at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts.
  
Producer: Gunther Schuller
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