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Bach: Das wohltemperirte Clavier, Books 1 & 2 ()

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Bach: Das wohltemperirte Clavier, Books 1 & 2 - Christine Schornsheim (harpsichord)
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  1. The Well-Tempered Clavier (24), collection of preludes & fugues, Book I, BWV 846-869 (BC L80-103)
  2. The Well-Tempered Clavier (24), collection of preludes & fugues, Book II, BWV 870-893 (BC L104-127)
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Listeners who like their Bach played on an authentic Baroque era harpsichord instead of a modern piano will want to hear Christine Schornsheim's four-CD set of the Well-Tempered Clavier, Books I and II, on Capriccio. This traversal of "The 48" was performed on an instrument built in Antwerp by Johannes Ruckers in 1624, which is significant because the Ruckers family's instruments were highly valued in the 17th and 18th centuries and were frequently upgraded to suit the emerging tuning system of equal temperament, which Bach ...

Bach: Das wohltemperirte Clavier, Books 1 & 2 2012, Capriccio Records

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