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Sharon Isbin - Bach for Guitar / KDFC: CD of the Week

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KDFC: San Francisco - CD of the Week for November 16 is a reissue of a recording from 1989 by American guitar virtuoso, Sharon Isbin Bach for Guitar on Erato/Warner Classics. Isbin plays the Bach Lute Suites on a modern guitar, demonstrating the well-known adaptability of Bach's music. Isbin is one of today's most acclaimed musicians and was the subject recently of the award-winning documentary, Troubadour. Ms. Isbin calls the Suites "among the most challenging and musically rewarding works in the classical guitar repertoire."   The first  classical guitarist to perform and record Bach on guitar with baroque performance practice techniques, Isbin collaborated with noted Bach scholar and keyboard artist Rosalyn Tureck on the editions performed on the disc. The CD includes all four lute suites by Johann Sebastian Bach, including Suite in E Major, BWV 1006a, Suite in G Minor, BWV 995, Suite in E Minor, BWV 996, and Suite in C Minor, BWV 997.

Tune in throughout the week for tracks from Sharon Isbin's Bach for Guitar on KDFC.