Andreas, I love it! Am I the only one who hears a bit of Prokofiev in this? One wonders what JSB would think hearing it. He would certainly recognize the soggetto cavato. This is a fine work and a very fine performance! Thanks!
Thanks for your encouraging comment, Eddy! Yes, especially in that passage with the f-minor-chord-repetitions to which some dissonances are added I would hear a bit of Prokofiew. I could imagine, J.S. Bach would turn around one time in his grave and be glad, that he can sleep further in eternity, if he a would hear that piece.
That was fun to listen to. Great job.
Thanks for that, Scott!
There were moments that actually reminded me of some of Stephen Sondheim's music.
Do you have a certain piece in mind (West-Side-Story or whatever)?
I do have to credit you Germans for having the foresight to include "H" in your musical alphabet so that Bach's name could be written in music.
Indeed, for that it is an advantage, but if you are a guitarist (like me) it´s not, you always have to think, if you are reading the chord-symbol "B".
Hehe same here,though I am not done with the Dances yet. Luckily I'll have a little more time to prepare them than you.
Yes, you are lucky man for that reason!
I'm not sure to be honest. I was thinking while listening that you were using maybe a bit too much pedal here
We should distinguish here the use of pedal and reverb, I don´t think, it´s too much pedal, but may be a bit too much reverb.
But it's fine as it is. The performance is very good though I wished for a little more French 'folle' in places. It just sounds a bit too serious to me. It could well be one needs to be French to bring out that aspect.
Thanks for the praise! I thought especially in the Coda I´m "folle" enough, because I do a big accelerando here (which is not in the score, btw). But I know, I´m a quite imperfect player for that piece, because I´m not French.