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Great Hall - Bach: English Suites 1, 3, 4 & 6 / Richter

Album Summary

>Word, Spoken : Spoken Introduction ("We are about to hear a recital by Sviatoslav Richter...")
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : English Suite no 1 in A major, BWV 806
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : English Suite no 3 in G minor, BWV 808
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : English Suite no 4 in F major, BWV 809
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : English Suite, for keyboard no 6 in D minor, BWV 811 (BC L18)
Performer Composers

Notes & Reviews:

This special performance took place on May 20th, 1991 and reveals for the listening audience the great interpretive insights, exceptional density of sound and creative spirit that set this live performance apart. "Richter is an extraordinary phenomenon. The enormity of his talent staggers and enraptures." - Dmitri Shostokovich



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Works Details

>Word, Spoken : Spoken Introduction ("We are about to hear a recital by Sviatoslav Richter...")
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : English Suite no 1 in A major, BWV 806
  • Performer: Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
  • Running Time: 25 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: by 1720

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : English Suite no 3 in G minor, BWV 808
  • Performer: Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
  • Running Time: 23 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: by 1720

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : English Suite no 4 in F major, BWV 809
  • Performer: Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: By 1720.
  • Running Time: 18 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: by 1720

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : English Suite, for keyboard no 6 in D minor, BWV 811 (BC L18)
  • Performer: Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
  • Running Time: 25 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: by 1720