Dame Myra Hess

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Dame Myra Hess

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30th Oct 2006




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Dame Myra Hess

Bach, J S:

Prelude & Fughetta in G major, BWV902

Recorded: BBC Studios, London: 2 November 1956

English Suite No. 2 in A minor, BWV807

Recorded: BBC Studios, London: 2 November 1956


Piano Sonata No. 62 in E flat major, Hob.XVI:52

Recorded: 3 January 1962


Carnaval, Op. 9

Recorded: 13 October 1950



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Johann Sebastian Bach: Prelude and Fughetta in G major, BWV 902

Prelude in G major, BWV 902

Johann Sebastian Bach: English Suite No. 2 in A minor, BWV 807

I. Prelude

II. Allemande

III. Courante

IV. Sarabande

V. Bourree I-II

VI. Gigue

Franz Joseph Haydn: Keyboard Sonata No. 62 in E flat major, Hob.XVI:52

I. Allegro

II. Adagio

III. Finale: Presto

Robert Schumann: Carnaval, Op. 9

No. 1. Preambule

No. 2. Pierrot

No. 3. Arlequin

No. 4. Valse noble

No. 5. Eusebius

No. 6. Florestan

No. 7. Coquette

No. 8. Replique

No. 9. Papillons

No. 10. ASCH - SCHA (Lettres dansantes)

No. 11. Chiarina

No. 12. Chopin

No. 13. Estrella

No. 14. Reconnaissance

No. 15. Pantalon et Colombine

No. 16. Valse allemande

No. 17. Intermezzo: Paganini

No. 18. Aveu

No. 19. Promenade

No. 20. Pause

No. 21. Marche des Davidsbundler contre les Philistins

Gramophone Magazine

June 2007

“…the programme…begins with some of the loveliest Bach you will ever hear. The short Prelude in G… is followed by the English Suite No. 2 Jeremy Siepmann in his apologia which accompanies the disc asks appositely: "Did ever a pianist play with greater beauty (or greater simultaneous differentiation) of tone?"”

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