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New Goldberg Variations

David Geringas, Ian Fountain

Includes: 1 Digital booklet

Released on May 18, 2018 by Dreyer Gaido

Main artist: Ian Fountain

Genre: Classical

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Album : 1 disk - 17 tracks Total length : 00:57:10

    Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 (Johann Sebastian Bach)
  1. 1 Aria

    Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer - Ian Fountain, Artist, MainArtist Copyright : (C) 2018 Dreyer Gaido (P) 2018 Dreyer Gaido

  2. Fancy on a Bach Air (John Corigliano Jr.)
  3. 2 Fancy on a Bach Air

    David Geringas, Artist, MainArtist - John Corigliano Jr., Composer Copyright : (C) 2018 Dreyer Gaido (P) 2018 Dreyer Gaido

  4. Fantasy Variation (Richard Danielpour)
  5. 3 Fantasy Variation

    David Geringas, Artist, MainArtist - Ian Fountain, Artist - Richard Danielpour, Composer Copyright : (C) 2018 Dreyer Gaido (P) 2018 Dreyer Gaido

  6. 3 Variations (Peter Lieberson)
  7. 4 3 Variations

    Peter Lieberson, Composer - David Geringas, Artist, MainArtist - Ian Fountain, Artist Copyright : (C) 2018 Dreyer Gaido (P) 2018 Dreyer Gaido

  8. Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 (Johann Sebastian Bach)
  9. 5 Allegro finale, Quodlibet e Ripresa: Aria (ed. F. Busoni)

    Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer - Ferruccio Busoni, Composer - Ian Fountain, Artist, MainArtist Copyright : (C) 2018 Dreyer Gaido (P) 2018 Dreyer Gaido

  10. Goldberg Variations II (Christopher Rouse)
  11. 6 Variation No. 2, "Ricordanza"

    Christopher Rouse, Composer - David Geringas, Artist, MainArtist Copyright : (C) 2018 Dreyer Gaido (P) 2018 Dreyer Gaido

  12. New Goldberg Variations (Kenneth Frazelle)
  13. 7 Variation 1: Molto adagio

    David Geringas, Artist, MainArtist - Ian Fountain, Artist - Kenneth Frazelle, Composer Copyright : (C) 2018 Dreyer Gaido (P) 2018 Dreyer Gaido

  14. 8 Variation 2: Presto

    David Geringas, Artist, MainArtist - Ian Fountain, Artist - Kenneth Frazelle, Composer Copyright : (C) 2018 Dreyer Gaido (P) 2018 Dreyer Gaido

  15. Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 (Anonyme)
  16. 9 Variatio 16. Ouverture. a 1 Clav. (arr. for cello and piano)

    Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer - Anonymous, Composer - David Geringas, Artist, MainArtist - Ian Fountain, Artist Copyright : (C) 2018 Dreyer Gaido (P) 2018 Dreyer Gaido

  17. New Goldberg Variations (Peter Schickele)
  18. 10 Variation 1: Calm, serene

    David Geringas, Artist, MainArtist - Ian Fountain, Artist - Peter Schickele, Composer Copyright : (C) 2018 Dreyer Gaido (P) 2018 Dreyer Gaido

  19. 11 Variation 2: Driving

    David Geringas, Artist, MainArtist - Ian Fountain, Artist - Peter Schickele, Composer Copyright : (C) 2018 Dreyer Gaido (P) 2018 Dreyer Gaido

  20. Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 (Anonyme)
  21. 12 Aria (arr. for cello and piano)

    Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer - Anonymous, Composer - David Geringas, Artist, MainArtist - Ian Fountain, Artist Copyright : (C) 2018 Dreyer Gaido (P) 2018 Dreyer Gaido

  22. Viola da gamba Sonata in G Major, BWV 1027 (Arr. for Cello & Piano)
  23. 13 I. Adagio

    Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer - Anonymous, Composer - David Geringas, Artist, MainArtist - Ian Fountain, Artist Copyright : (C) 2018 Dreyer Gaido (P) 2018 Dreyer Gaido

  24. 14 II. Allegro ma non tanto

    Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer - Anonymous, Composer - David Geringas, Artist, MainArtist - Ian Fountain, Artist Copyright : (C) 2018 Dreyer Gaido (P) 2018 Dreyer Gaido

  25. 15 III. Andante

    Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer - Anonymous, Composer - David Geringas, Artist, MainArtist - Ian Fountain, Artist Copyright : (C) 2018 Dreyer Gaido (P) 2018 Dreyer Gaido

  26. 16 IV. Allegro moderato

    Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer - Anonymous, Composer - David Geringas, Artist, MainArtist - Ian Fountain, Artist Copyright : (C) 2018 Dreyer Gaido (P) 2018 Dreyer Gaido

  27. Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068
  28. 17 Overture (Suite) No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068: II. Air, "Air on a G String" (arr. for cello and piano)

    Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer - Anonymous, Composer - David Geringas, Artist, MainArtist - Ian Fountain, Artist Copyright : (C) 2018 Dreyer Gaido (P) 2018 Dreyer Gaido

About

No, no, this isn't the world-changing discovery that a second book of Bach's Goldberg Variations might represent. In fact, this album brings together a dozen contemporary pieces, all inspired, more or less, by Bach – and some by the Variations in particular – with a few tracks offering a memory-jogger in the form of the Aria that closes the cycle, either in its original form or as a transcription. The back-story is simple: a few contemporary artists in Massachusetts, named… Mr and Mrs Goldberg, decided to talk to musicians among their circle of friends, including John Corigliano, Christopher Rouse, Peter Schickele and a few others, to offer them a series of New Goldberg Variations to mark their silver wedding anniversary. And they recorded the resulting gift! The language of some pieces remains firmly rooted in the Cantor's writings; others move away into modern jazz... In short, the whole tradition of modern American music is brought to bear. To round off the programme, David Geringas on cello and Ian Fountain on piano have added some of Bach's greatest hits, including the version for cello and piano of Sonatas for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord BWV 1027. This programme is surely very eclectic, but in fact very coherent in its design. © SM/Qobuz

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