JC Bach: Keyboard Sonatas, Op. 17

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COMPOSERS: JC Bach
LABELS: CPO
WORKS: Keyboard Sonatas, Op. 17
PERFORMER: Harald Hoeren (fortepiano)
CATALOGUE NO: 999 788-2
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the youngest son of JS Bach’s second marriage. These captivating keyboard sonatas, though first published in 1774, were probably composed in the 1760s. Harald Hoeren, who has chosen a pleasing-sounding fortepiano for each of them, plays with expressive warmth, clarity and lively spirit. Nicholas Anderson