Toccata and Fugue Archive
The Music of Lucien Caillet, Vol. 2 = Works by BACH; BUXTEHUDE; VIVALDI ; DEBUSSY; RACHMANINOV; TCHAIKOVSKY; CAILLET – Pristine Audio
Both sophisticated and splashy, the transcriptions from Lucien Caillet compel some virtuoso playing from various ensembles.
Harbach’s Bach breathes the breath of openness and refined imagery. BACH: Prelude and St. Anne Fugue in E-flat major, BWV 552; Toccata and Fugue in F major, BWV 540; An Wasserflussen Babylon, BWV 653; Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV 546; Choral Prelude: O Mensch Bewein Dein Sunde Gross, BWV 622; Fantasy and Fugue […]
STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring; Pastorale; BACH (arr. Stokowski): Toccata and Fugue in d; Fugue in g; Passacaglia and Fugue in c – Philadelphia Orch./ Yannick Nezet-Seguin – DGG
Conductor Nezat-Seguin revisits the Stravinsky masterpiece this centenary year, but even with Stokowski’s orchestra, the original magic fails to appear.