Pierre laurent aimard bach the art of fugue sheet

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The Art of Fugue (or The Art of the Fugue; German: Die Kunst der Fuge), BWV 1080, is an incomplete musical work of unspecified instrumentation by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750). Written in the last decade of his life, The Art of Fugue is the culmination of Bach's experimentation with monothematic instrumental works.

In his first Bach recording, the superb French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard demonstrates the same intelligent musicianship that has made him a respected performer of contemporary music. His powerful rendition of Bach's soulful "Art of Fugue", both fiery and introspective, illuminates the richness of the counterpoint with potent clarity. “In his first Bach recording, the superb French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard demonstrates the same intelligent musicianship that has made him a respected performer of contemporary music. His powerful rendition of Bach’s soulful Art of Fugue, both fiery and introspective, illuminates the richness of the counterpoint with potent clarity.”

He was a founding member of the Ensemble InterContemporain after an invitation from Pierre ... The Art of Fugue by Johann Sebastian Bach. ... Pierre-Laurent Aimard ... Pierre-Laurent Aimard records exclusively for Deutsche Grammophon. His first DG release, Bach's Art of Fugue , received both the Diapason d'Or and Choc du Monde de la Musique awards, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard 's classical chart and topped iTunes’ classical album download chart.