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Gould’s tenth recording for Columbia was accompanied by a two-part film portrait entitled Off the Record / On the Record – a sure indication of the star status he had by now attained. He was considered “music’s most successful hipster” and “the object of a sort of James Dean cult” – perhaps classical music’s first pop star. For the time being he still played along with the media hype …

Bach: Italian Concerto in F Major & Partita Nos. 1 & 2

Released: 1960

    Disc 1

  1. Italian Concerto in F Major, BWV 971: I. [ ]
  2. Italian Concerto in F Major, BWV 971: II. Andante
  3. Italian Concerto in F Major, BWV 971: III. Presto
  4. Partita No. 1 in B-flat Major, BWV 825: I. Praeludium
  5. Partita No. 1 in B-flat Major, BWV 825: II. Allemande
  6. Partita No. 1 in B-flat Major, BWV 825: III. Corrente
  7. Partita No. 1 in B-flat Major, BWV 825: IV. Sarabande
  8. Partita No. 1 in B-flat Major, BWV 825: V. Menuet I & II
  9. Partita No. 1 in B-flat Major, BWV 825: VI. Giga
  10. Partita No. 2 in C minor, BWV 826: I. Sinfonia
  11. Partita No. 2 in C minor, BWV 826: II. Allemande
  12. Partita No. 2 in C minor, BWV 826: III. Courante
  13. Partita No. 2 in C minor, BWV 826: IV. Sarabande
  14. Partita No. 2 in C minor, BWV 826: V. Rondeaux
  15. Partita No. 2 in C minor, BWV 826: VI. Capriccio