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Nelson Freire Interview
1 Ouverture  
2 Allemande  
3 Courante  
4 Aria  
5 Sarabande  
6 Menuet  
7 Gigue  
8 Toccata in C minor, BWV 911  
9 Prelude  
10 Allemande  
11 Courante  
12 Sarabande Les agruments de la meme Sarabande  
13 Gavotte alternativement Gavotte II ou la Musette  
14 Gigue  
15 Fantasia  
16 Fuga  
17 II Adagio  
18 Ich ruf zu dir, herr Jesu Christ  
19 Komm, Gott Schopfer, heiliger Geist  
20 Nun komm der Heiden Heiland  
21 Organ Prelude in G minor  
22 Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (Chorale from Cantata No. 147)  
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Nelson Freire has made his first studio recorded recital of the music of Bach in a program offering an overview of Bach's works for the keyboard. The recital combines original works with transcriptions by Bach himself and later composers such as Busoni, Siloti and Dame Myra Hess. Freire distills a lifetime of experience with Bach into 80 minutes of authoritative playing. The new album features four of Bach's great keyboard works – the Partita No. 4 in D major, the Toccata in C minor, the English Suite No. 3 in G minor and the Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor – and a collection of delightful shorter pieces, including Busoni's celebrated transcription of Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland and culminating in the charismatic Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring from Cantata No. 147, arranged by Myra Hess.

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