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Art of Fugue

Art of Fugue

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~ BACH,J.C. / GORINI

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The Italian pianist Filippo Gorini took advantage of the world health crisis to immerse himself in The Art of Fugue, Johann Sebastian Bach's unfinished mystical masterpiece: 'The view that it should be seen solely as a theoretical marvel is misguided: as the counterpoints and canons evolve in formal complexity, so does their emotional tension, until the heartbreaking mystery of the unfinished Fuga XIV', says the young pianist, winner of a Borletti-Buitoni Trust prize in 2020, whose first two albums for Alpha have been very well received (Diapason d'Or, 5 Stars in BBC Music Magazine etc. ). In parallel with the release of the disc, Filippo Gorini will launch a website (www. TheArtOfFugueExplored. Com), with a documentary series featuring conversations with personalities, films about Bach's work and more. The young pianist has even gone so far as to write poems and haikus about the work: 'We pray in trepidation, / When the blessed night is here... '

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Title: Art of Fugue
Release Date: 8/27/2021
Label: Alpha
Number of Discs: 2
Product Type: CD
Catalog #: 755
UPC: 3760014197550
Item #: 2419688X
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