Yet these are not just jazz improvisations that use Bach 's melodies as a starting point. Loussier weaves dense webs of Bachian motifs and constructs multisectional compositions that approach the model in different ways.
This particular album makes a good place to start for those interested in Loussier , for it offers an appealing variety of ideas. In the fugue section of the Toccata, Adagio, and Fugue for organ, BWV here simply designated "Toccata" , Loussier seems to avoid a formal fugal texture but lets polyphony seep in at every turn. A movement from the Sonata in E flat major for flute and keyboard, BWV , is inventively turned into a piece of jazz nighttime mood music.
The reproduction of a good deal of the original album artwork, nicely rearranged for the CD format, is another plus. Full SLUB resolution jpgs. SLUB Dresden estimates date to be c. Editor Ernst Naumann — Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe , Band 36 pp.
Plate B. Together with Pierre Michelot and Christian Garros, the trio had enormous international success with the wider public. The concept, the low-key detached style, and possibly the huge commercial success, failed to endear the group to the hardcore jazz audience.
In the 90s and beyond Loussier attempted the same crossover with the works of Satie, Bach, Chopin and Mozart. Out of stock. Add to wishlist. No customer reviews yet. T Bach: The Brandenburgs. Other works: not by J. The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron March Home Page. Jacques Loussier - Short Biography. Recorded in Paris, France. Play Bach in 4 Phase Stereo.
Genre Jazz. Track Listing. Prelude No. Johann Sebastian Bach. Gavotte in B minor. Gavotte in D major. Prelude and Fugue, for keyboard No. Presto Air On A G String Pastorale In C Minor Fugue No.'℗ ' is positioned above the labels Cat# compared to Play Bach No. 4. Barcode and Other Identifiers Matrix / Runout (Stamped runout, side A): DSL DL 2.