Céline Frisch Performs Bach: Goldberg Variations

Goldberg Variations; Goldberg Canons, BWV 1087; Two folksongs – ‘Die Wasserrüben und der Kohl’, ‘Ich bin so lang nicht bei dir gewest’

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COMPOSERS: JS Bach
LABELS: Alpha
ALBUM TITLE: Céline Frisch Performs Bach: Goldberg Variations
WORKS: Goldberg Variations; Goldberg Canons, BWV 1087; Two folksongs – ‘Die Wasserrüben und der Kohl’, ‘Ich bin so lang nicht bei dir gewest’
PERFORMER: Céline Frisch (harpsichord); Café Zimmermann; Dominique Visse (countertenor)
CATALOGUE NO: 303 (2000)

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A conspicuously buoyant, adroitly paced traversal of the Goldbergs is gilded with lustily executed accounts of two of the Quodlibet’s raucous songs, and related canons elegantly realised by strings alone. Paul Riley