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harpsicord

photo: Tony Brownjohn

JS Bach in the Italian style
James Tibbles

Bright and beautiful baroque - performed on a fine copy of Christian Zell’s spectacular 1728 instrument.

The decision to record an all-Bach harpsichord CD was an easy one to make. The seed was sown when New Zealand early keyboard builder Paul Downie was commissioned to build a replica of the ‘Hamburg Zell’ – one of the most lavishly decorated and sumptuous sounding of the extant German harpsichords.

1-3
Toccata in D
9:27
4-9
Capriccio sopra la lontananza
9:19
10
Fantasia in a minor
1:35
11-13
Italian Concerto
10:35
14
Fugue in a minor
4:52
15
Goldberg aria
8:40
16-18
Concerto in C for 2 harpsichords
with Jenny Thomas
1:50
 
Total Duration
75:25