Thursday, February 18, 2010

Bach by Rodarmer

Any well-stocked music collection naturally contains multiple versions of Bach's Goldberg Variations. Here is a nice recommended discography of the Goldbergs which, I imagine, is probably not complete.

I've long loved the classical guitar, and baroque music can generate fine classical guitar transcriptions when in the hands of crafty musicians.

This week's discovery was Kurt Rodarmer's overdubbed recording of, you guessed it, the Goldbergs. Here's a review of the recording that captures this musical experience more eloquently than I could.

And below is a brief sample, of the 1st variation:

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