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Murray Perahia - Bach: French Suites makes 'Boston Globe Top 10 Classical Albums for 2016'

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Deutsche Grammophon is proud to announce that Murray Perahia, one of the great musicians of our time, has signed to the yellow label. His move to Deutsche Grammophon follows an exclusive association with Sony Classical and its predecessor Columbia Masterworks that began in 1973. This significant new partnership, destined to deliver interpretations of the highest artistic calibre to the DG catalogue, will be launched this autumn with the release of Bach's French Suites. Perahia has always felt a great affinity with the music of Bach, having played some of his pieces since childhood and been powerfully influenced by a performance he attended at the age of fifteen of the St Matthew Passion conducted by Pablo Casals. He sees the French Suites as "Bach on the highest level", adding, "I don't think Bach wrote one note that didn't have wider meanings and that wasn't to be tackled with all one's heart and soul." 

Here's the Boston Globe Review - Murray Perahia, piano In his premiere release on Deutsch Grammophon, Perahia gives us an exquisitely sculpted rendition of Bach's French Suites. Tender and precise, every note seems to dance under his hands.

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