A Holocaust survivor with a grand musical gift, Marian Filar gives us Chopin and Brahms with bountiful panache and style, 1949-1952.
BACH: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Bk. 2: Preludes and Fugues, 1-12 – Mordecai Shehori, p. – Cembal d’amour
Mordecai Shehori’s latest installment of Bach WTC Book II confirms his thoroughly “singing” approach to this most rigorous of keyboard studies.
Whitfield’s creamy tone is a huge advantage though the Sonata 2 needs some more emotive power.
Vladimir Ashkenazy contributes a set of Bach’s official Op. 1 Partitas whose intelligent virility should have us returning for repeated auditions.