Widor - Bach’s Memento | Hortus HORTUS148

Widor - Bach’s Memento


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Label: Hortus

Cat No: HORTUS148

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Instrumental

Release Date: 10th August 2018



Widor the symphonic composer had boundless admiration for the works of Johann Sebastian Bach. But ‘the affliction masterworks suffer from is the overbearing respect they are wrapped in and which eventually makes them tedious’. Widor took this remark by Fauré with respect to Bach, reacting with a freedom that can hardly be imagined today: his Bach’s Memento (1925) unabashedly practices the art of arrangement.

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