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Goldberg Variations BWV 988
Played by Ragna Schirmer

K-1

J.S. Bach: Goldberg-Variationen


Goldberg Variations BWV 988

Ragna Schirmer (Piano)

Berlin Classics 001716

Jun 1999

2-CD / TT: 86:50 / 86:70 / 87:10

Recorded at Johanniterkirche, Groß Eichsen, Germany.
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Another Goldberg Variations recording

Anne Smith wrote (June 19, 2004):
Someone on a piano list praised the Goldberg Variations recording by Ragna Schirmer. This was her debut album with the Berlin Classics label. This pianist is unfamiliar to me. Has anyone heard this recording? Thoughts?

Donald Satz wrote (June 20, 2004):
[To Anne Smith] I'm familiar with the Schirmer set, and it's a fine one. Overall, I feel that her main priority is to find the beauty in Bach's music. It doesn't make for a highly versatile set of performances, but I'd still place in the upper-half of recordings of the work.

Anne Smith wrote (June 20, 2004):
[To Donald Satz] Thanks for your comments Don. I rarely buy multiple copies of works. I already have 7 Goldbergs. Someone who is searching for the beauty in Bach's music is someone I want to listen to. I will look for this recording.

 

Goldberg Variations BWV 988: Details
Recordings:
1900-1949 | 1950-1959 | 1960-1969 | 1970-1979 | 1980-1989 | 1990-1999 | 2000-2009 | 2010-2019
Comparative Review: Goldberg Variations on Piano:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5
Comparative Review: Round-Up of Goldberg Variations Recordings:
Recordings | Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7
Reviews of Individual Recordings:
GV - R. Barami, J. Crossland, O. Dantone, D. Propper | GV - M. Cole | GV - J. Crossland | GV - E. Dershavina | GV - S. Dinnerstein | GV - R. Egarr [Lehman] | GV - R. Egarr [Satz] | GV - R. Egarr [Bright] | GV - Feltsman | GV- P. Hantai | GV - P. Hantaï (2nd) | GV - K. Haugsand | GV - A. Hewitt | GV - R. Holloway | GV- H. Ingolfsdottir | GV - J. Jando | GV - B. Lagacé | GV - G. Leonhardt | GV- K. Lifschitz | GV - A. Newman | GV - T. Nikolayeva 3rd | GV- J. Payne | GV - W. Riemer | GV - C. Rousset | GV - S. Schepkin, M. Yudina & P. Serkin | GV - A. Schiff [ECM] | GV- H. Small | GV - M. Suzuki | GV - G. Toth | GV - K.v. Trich | GV - R. Tureck [Satz] | GV - R. Tureck [Lehman] | GV- B. Verlet | GV - A. Vieru | GV - J. Vinikour | GV - A. Weissenberg | GV - Z. Xiao-Mei
General Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Quodlibet in GV | GV for Strings
Discussions of Individual Recordings:
GV - D..Barenboim | GV - P.J. Belder | GV - E. Dershavina | GV - S. Dinnerstein | GV - R. Egarr | GV - V. Feltsman | GV - C. Frisch | GV - G. Gould | GV - P. Hantaï | GV - R. Holloway | GV - J. Jando | GV - K. Jarrett | GV - G. Leonhardt | GV - V. Makin | GV - A. Newman | GV - S. Ross | GV - A. Schiff | GV - R. Schirmer | GV - H. Small | GV - G. Sultan | GV - G. Toth | GV - R. Tureck | GV - S. Vartolo | GV - B. Verlet
Article:
The Quodlibet as Represented in Bach’s Final Goldberg Variation BWV 988/30 [T. Braatz]

Ragna Schirmer: Short Biography | Recordings of Instrumental Works
Discussions of Instrumental Recordings:
Goldberg Variations BWV 988 - played by R. Schirmer

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