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Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II, BWV 870-893
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The third is that there is wonderful sound quality.
The music of JS Bach is extremely interesting, and one thoughtful listening to his works has the power to change the way you hear and perceive music forever more.
I don't really understand why the second book of the Well tempered clavier and the Glenn Gould version in particular, is less loved than first.
Glenn Gould was iconic in everything he did, believed, played, and said. He would have gone down in history as just another nut if he hadn't been such an unbelievably magnificent... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Joseph Kline PhD, MD
A wonderful choice of piano exercise CDs (x2), but not so much for a music listener...
The genius at work...
I bought this CD for a class I took in college, and it really lived up to the professor's expectations. Read morePublished 20 months ago by David
that, according to this page, in this version, Fugue No. 22 has been cut to 16 seconds?
Is that true?
Could it have been mentioned in the reviews?
I had a LP of Glenn Gould playing Bach's Well Tempered Clavier II around 1970.
The album cover accentuated the fact that Bach's keyboard works were being
played on a... Read more
I don't really understand why the second book of the Well tempered clavier and the Glenn Gould version in particular, is less loved than first. Read morePublished on September 5, 2008 by Uncle Freak
Great joy to listen to, as all others by him playing Bach. Ive listened to this a million times and it is as exciting and illuminating as the first time.Published on July 28, 2007 by Dan
Why is the Well-Tempered Clavier 2 not as famous as the first Well-Tempered Clavier? I dont know. But just to let you know, I prefer Glenn Goulds recording of this 2nd Clavier book... Read morePublished on August 23, 2004 by Billy
Once again, David Hurwitz is pushing his personal agenda. Do NOT purchase these discs unless you already own several sets of the 48 and want a truly unorthodox view that belies... Read morePublished on March 6, 2003