Busoni-Bach

COMPOSERS: Busoni-Bach
LABELS: Tudor
ALBUM TITLE: Busoni-Bach
WORKS: Toccatas BWV 564,565, Chorale Preludes, Chaconne BWV1004
PERFORMER: Maurizio Baglini (piano)
CATALOGUE NO: 7139
Busoni always painted Bach with a well-loaded brush, so Baglini’s sometimes indulgent gloss can reach overload. But whether luxuriously deep, glintingly magisterial or ethereally delicate, Baglini’s sonorities compensate for any sins of addition. Paul Riley

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