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J S Bach's
French Suites -
heard by
GERALD FENECH

'... exceptional readings full of profound emotional content, yet scholarly and alive.'

J S Bach: The French Suites - Peter Hill. © 2015 Delphian Records Ltd

Among the torrent of compositions accredited to J S Bach (1685-1750), one finds a substantial amount of keyboard works, among which are the so called 'French Suites'. These commanded a special place in Bach's affections, and among his canon of keyboard works they are still held in high esteem, the reasons being several. Besides containing music as profound and poetic as any written by the composer, the textures of the French Suites have a lucidity and effervescence that reflects a move towards the 'galant' style popular among Bach's contemporaries...

Copyright © 10 March 2016 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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J S BACH: THE FRENCH SUITES - PETER HILL

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

DELPHIAN RECORDS LTD

PIANO MUSIC

CARDIFF

WALES

UNITED KINGDOM

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