Johann Sebastian Bach – Plucked/Unplucked – Edouard Ferlet, Violaine Cochard (2015) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Johann Sebastian Bach – Plucked/Unplucked – Edouard Ferlet, Violaine Cochard (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time – 48:30 minutes | 1,01 GB | Genre: Classical
Studio Master, Official Digital Download – Source: Qobuz | Digital Booklet | © Alpha Classics/Outhere Music France
Recorded: 18 to 22 May 2015 at Audiolane, France

Edouard Ferlet is a jazz pianist featuring a refined swing. His album Think Bach, a first incursion into the world of the Cantor, was a total success: from Télérama (ffff) to Jazz Magazine, everyone was charmed by his approach and the quality of his piano (‘incredibly well turned out and beautiful,’ wrote Stéphane Friédérich in Pianiste)…
Unclassifiable and unpredictable, as he defines himself, the pianist-composer is in the habit of combining jazz with the most varied forms: classical music, theatre, filmscores, performances and musical readings with authors such as Nancy Huston…

In the continuity of the Think Bach project, Arièle Butaux provoked an unexpected duo on French radio, centred on Baroque music and improvisation, a magical, timeless face-to-face between Edouard Ferlet and harpsichordist Violaine Cochard.

Considered one of the finest ambassadresses of her instrument and also a great lover of Bach, she recorded, on an exceptional instrument, an album that drew considerable attention. This disc is the result of that meeting of struck strings and plucked strings. Side by side, each at his or her own instrument, the two musicians carry on a dialogue about Bach’s music, between original text and improvisations…

1 Je me souviens
(After the Gigue of J. S. Bach’s Partita No. 1 in B-Flat Major, BWV 825) 02:10
2 Aparté
(After the Arrangement by Alexander Siloti of J. S. Bach’s Prélude in E Minor, BWV 855) 07:13
3 Utopia
(After J. S. Bach’s Sinfonia No. 11 in G Minor, BWV 797) 06:08
4 Entre écorce
(After J. S. Bach’s Sonata in D Minor, BWV 964) 05:09
5 Après vous
(After the Allemande of J. S. Bach’s French Suite No. 4 in E-Flat Major, BWV 815) 04:11
6 Phénix
(After J. S. Bach’s Goldberg Variation No. 20 in G Major, BWV 988) 05:37
7 À la suite de Jean
(After the Prélude of J. S. Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007) 05:26
8 St. Matthew Passion in E Minor, Pt. 2, BWV 244: 39. Erbarme dich
(Transcription for Harpsichord and Piano by Edouard Ferlet) 04:10
9 Je me souviens plus
(After the Gigue of J. S. Bach’s Partita No. 1 in B-Flat Major, BWV 825) 03:14
10 Magnetic Tango 05:12

Violaine Cochard, harpsichord
Édouard Ferlet, piano & compositions


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