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Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II / Peter Hill, piano

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  1. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude No. 1 in C Major, BWV 870 $0.99 on iTunes
  2. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Fugue No. 1 in C Major, BWV 870 $0.99 on iTunes
  3. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude No. 2 in C Minor, BWV 871 $0.99 on iTunes
  4. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Fugue No. 2 in C Minor, BWV 871 $0.99 on iTunes
  5. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude No. 3 in C-Sharp Major, BWV 872 $0.99 on iTunes
  6. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Fugue No. 3 in C-Sharp Major, BWV 872 $0.99 on iTunes
  7. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude No. 4 in C-Sharp Minor, BWV 873 $0.99 on iTunes
  8. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Fugue No. 4 in C-Sharp Minor, BWV 873 $0.99 on iTunes
  9. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude No. 5 in D Major, BWV 874 $0.99 on iTunes
  10. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Fugue No. 5 in D Major, BWV 874 $0.99 on iTunes
  11. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude No. 6 in D Minor, BWV 875 $0.99 on iTunes
  12. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Fugue No. 6 in D Minor, BWV 875 $0.99 on iTunes
  13. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude No. 7 in E-Flat Major, BWV 876 $0.99 on iTunes
  14. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Fugue No. 7 in E-Flat Major, BWV 876 $0.99 on iTunes
  15. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude No. 8 in D-Sharp Minor, BWV 877 $0.99 on iTunes
  16. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Fugue No. 8 in D-Sharp Minor, BWV 877 $0.99 on iTunes
  17. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude No. 9 in E Major, BWV 878 $0.99 on iTunes
  18. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Fugue No. 9 in E Major, BWV 878 $0.99 on iTunes
  19. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude No. 10 in E Minor, BWV 879 $0.99 on iTunes
  20. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Fugue No. 10 in E Minor, BWV 879 $0.99 on iTunes
  21. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude No. 11 in F Major, BWV 880 $0.99 on iTunes
  22. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Fugue No. 11 in F Major, BWV 880 $0.99 on iTunes
  23. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude No. 12 in F Minor, BWV 881 $0.99 on iTunes
  24. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Fugue No. 12 in F Minor, BWV 881 $0.99 on iTunes
  25. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude No. 13 in F-Sharp Major, BWV 882 $0.99 on iTunes
  26. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Fugue No. 13 in F-Sharp Major, BWV 882 $0.99 on iTunes
  27. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude No. 14 in F-Sharp Minor, BWV 883 $0.99 on iTunes
  28. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Fugue No. 14 in F-Sharp Minor, BWV 883 $0.99 on iTunes
  29. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude No. 15 in G Major, BWV 884 $0.99 on iTunes
  30. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Fugue No. 15 in G Major, BWV 884 $0.99 on iTunes
  31. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude No. 16 in G Minor, BWV 885 $0.99 on iTunes
  32. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Fugue No. 16 in G Minor, BWV 885 $0.99 on iTunes
  33. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude No. 17 in A-Flat Major, BWV 886 $0.99 on iTunes
  34. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Fugue No. 17 in A-Flat Major, BWV 886 $0.99 on iTunes
  35. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude No. 18 in G-Sharp Minor, BWV 887 $0.99 on iTunes
  36. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Fugue No. 18 in G-Sharp Minor, BWV 887 $0.99 on iTunes
  37. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude No. 19 in A Major, BWV 888 $0.99 on iTunes
  38. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Fugue No. 19 in A Major, BWV 888 $0.99 on iTunes
  39. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude No. 20 in A Minor, BWV 889 $0.99 on iTunes
  40. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Fugue No. 20 in A Minor, BWV 889 $0.99 on iTunes
  41. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude No. 21 in B-Flat Major, BWV 890 $0.99 on iTunes
  42. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Fugue No. 21 in B-Flat Major, BWV 890 $0.99 on iTunes
  43. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude No. 22 in B-Flat Minor, BWV 891 $0.99 on iTunes
  44. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Fugue No. 22 in B-Flat Minor, BWV 891 $0.99 on iTunes
  45. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude No. 23 in B Major, BWV 892 $0.99 on iTunes
  46. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Fugue No. 23 in B Major, BWV 892 $0.99 on iTunes
  47. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude No. 24 in B Minor, BWV 893 $0.99 on iTunes
  48. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Fugue No. 24 in B Minor, BWV 893 $0.99 on iTunes

Album Summary

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2, BWV 870-893
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Notes & Reviews:

A recognized authority in 20th-century and contemporary music, Peter Hill turns for the first time on disc to another of his lifelong preoccupations: the music of J.S. Bach. On this new recording, Hill brings his customary scholarly acumen and crystalline musical intelligence to bear on Book II of the "48."

American Record Guide, November/December 2012
Hill takes a thoughtful, meditative approach to Bach's music. Sometimes, though, he surprises us with something more energetic. In the E-flat Prelude, for instance, he plays a special kind of spread chord to differentiate the bass line from the tenor. His C-sharp Fugue starts out gently but playfully schemes under the surface and sets the stage for the effusive roulades that take over the piece. In the B-minor Prelude I appreciated his restraint and found that it made the repeated plaints of the arpeggiated right hand melody more urgent and intense. Hill plays with sensitivity and elegance. It is a pleasure to visit his subtle musical world.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: University Concert Hall, Cardiff (2010-11-11_2010-11-13&2011-).



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>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2, BWV 870-893
  • Performer: Peter Hill (Piano)
  • Notes: University Concert Hall, Cardiff (2010-11-11_2010-11-13&2011-)
  • Running Time: 144 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1740