JAYSON GILLHAM - ROMANTIC BACH
This is Jayson Gillham's fourth album for ABC Classics devoted to the keyboard music of J.S. Bach.
Featuring 11 of Bach’s compositions transcribed and arranged, from Rachmaninoff’s arrangement of the Violin Partita in E major into a pianistic showpiece, to Myra Hess’s sublime ‘Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring’, Jayson Gillham’s latest release is a love letter to Bach from a who’s who of the great pianists and pianist-composers – Rachmaninoff, Percy Grainger, Hess, Busoni, Siloti and Petri. Other tracks include Fantasia & Fugue in A minor BMV904, Sheep May Safely Graze, Capriccio on the Departure of his Beloved Brother BMV992, Siciliano from Flute Sonata No2, Chaconne from Violin Partita No2 in D minorBMV1004 arr Busoni, Organ Prelude in E minor BMV555, Blithe Bells: A free ramble on JS Bach's "Sheep May Safely Graze" arr. Grainger.