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Das Wohltemperierte Akkordeon

Composer Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer Mie Miki
Period Baroque
Catalogue Number BIS-2217 SACD
EAN 7318599922171
Format SACD Hybrid

This hybrid disc plays on both CD and SACD players
SACD Surround - SACD Stereo - CD Stereo

Release date Apr 2017
Total time 66'20

Preludes and fugues on the accordion

Bach’s Das Wohltemperierte Klavier has been called ‘The Old Testament’ of the piano literature and presents, in more ways than one, a pinnacle to be climbed by pianists and harpsichordists alike. As a leading accordion player with an astonishingly wide-ranging repertoire, Mie Miki has now accepted the challenge, selecting twelve of the 48 pairs of preludes and fugues.&&&
For BIS Mie Miki has previously recorded Bach’s Italian Concerto, and as she did then, she performs the music from the original keyboard score without making any alterations to facilitate the transition to the accordion. The result is ear-opening – the accordion’s capacity for sustained notes brings out Bach’s fugal counterpoint, while the fast and light action of the instrument lends a particular fleetness to the preludes.
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  Prelude and Fugue in C major, BWV846 4'14
01 Prelude 2'10
02 Fugue a 4 voci 2'04
  Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV847 2'59
03 Prelude 1'39
04 Fugue a 3 voci 1'20
  Prelude and Fugue in B flat minor, BWV891 8'41
05 Prelude 3'07
06 Fugue a 4 voci 5'34
  Prelude and Fugue in D major, BWV850 3'03
07 Prelude 1'03
08 Fugue a 4 voci 2'00
  Prelude and Fugue in F major, BWV880 5'03
09 Prelude 3'26
10 Fugue a 3 voci 1'37
  Prelude and Fugue in B flat minor, BWV867 6'09
11 Prelude 3'07
12 Fugue a 5 voci 3'02
  Prelude and Fugue in F sharp major, BWV858 2'58
13 Prelude 1'00
14 Fugue a 3 voci 1'58
  Prelude and Fugue in F sharp minor, BWV883 5'00
15 Prelude 2'30
16 Fugue a 3 voci 2'30
  Prelude and Fugue in G major, BWV884 3'24
17 Prelude 2'07
18 Fugue a 3 voci 1'17
  Prelude and Fugue in G minor, BWV861 4'14
19 Prelude 1'56
20 Fugue a 4 voci 2'18
  Prelude and Fugue in D major, BWV874 8'20
21 Prelude 4'55
22 Fugue a 4 voci 3'25
  Prelude and Fugue in B minor, BWV869 12'05
23 Prelude 5'45
24 Fugue a 4 voci 6'20
  Album total 66'20
AccordeonMiki, Mie
AccordionMiki, Mie

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