J S Bach - Goldberg Variations | Accentus ACC20313

J S Bach - Goldberg Variations

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Label: Accentus

Cat No: ACC20313

Format: DVD - NTSC

Number of Discs: 1

Release Date: 29th September 2014

Contents

Artists

Zhu Xiao-Mei (piano)

Works

Bach, Johann Sebastian

Goldberg Variations, BWV988

Artists

Zhu Xiao-Mei (piano)

About

Zhu Xiao-Mei ranks among the greatest pianists of our time and is one of the most renowned interpreters of J S Bach’s music. The Goldberg Variations stood at the beginning of her international career and represents the “greatest musical encounter” of her life, "It is a universal piece of music that knows no frontiers”. This is the message of her extraordinary playing which is being celebrated in concert halls around the world.

Her unique interpretation has now been captured on DVD for the first time. The live recording was produced at her critically acclaimed concert at the Leipzig Bach Festival at J S Bach’s final resting place in St Thomas Church in 2014.

Michel Mollard’s exquisite documentary 'The Return is the Movement of Tao: Zhu Xiao-Mei and the Goldberg Variations' complements the concert recording. Mollard accompanies the pianist to concerts as well as to the reclusiveness of the French Alps and offers insights to the mind of a fascinating artist and her vision of the Goldberg Variations.

Picture Format DVD: NTSC 16:9
Sound Formats DVD: PCM Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
Region Code: 0 (worldwide)
Running Time Concert: 85:54 min
Running Time Film: 52:29 min
Languages Film: English, Français, Deutsch, Español, Chinese (traditional and simplified)
Disc Format DVD: DVD-9

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