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keyboard concertos -
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HOWARD SMITH

'... stunning aeration ...'

J S Bach Keyboard Concertos - Nick Van Bloss, English Chamber Orchestra / David Parry. © 2011 Wyastone Estate Ltd

The recorded Bach keyboard concertos have a standout place in the catalogues. A gamut of styles are represented, and in recent times the choice of Goldbergs and the concertos has reached epic numbers.

Here we have Concertos BWV 1053-1056 and BWV 1058 with forty-four-year old London-born pianist Nick Van Bloss and the English Chamber Orchestra directed by sixty-two-year-old opera conductor David Parry. This is aerated playing -- none of the quicksilver of Glenn Gould or the velvet counterpoint of Angela Hewitt (on Hyperion CDA67308 / CDA67607/8)...

Copyright © 22 January 2012 Howard Smith,
Masterton, New Zealand

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J S BACH KEYBOARD CONCERTOS

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

DAVID PARRY

NIMBUS RECORDS

GERMANY

KEYBOARD MUSIC

PIANO MUSIC

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