The opening to Bach's Well-tempered clavier is well known for a variety of reasons. In this episode, we compare multiple performances and I realize in so doing what an amazing amount of quality musical material is contained within. It is really though the different lenses of different performances that we can begin to appreciate the quality of Bach's writing.
- Andras Schiff, piano
- Emerson Quartet: Fugues
- Modern String Quartet
- P. Hantaï - WTC 1
- Igor Kipnis
- YLK Organization - Happiness
- Jacques Loussier Trio Play Bach 1
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