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In December 1979 Gould’s longstanding producer Andrew Kazdin left Columbia. Gould produced his final recordings himself, beginning with this Bach album in January and February 1980. The cover shows Gould in the corner of a bare dilapidated room – more like the snapshot of a vagrant than the portrait of a pianistic genius. A doomsday scenario …

Bach: Prelude, Fughettas & Fugues

Released: 1980

    Disc 1

  1. 6 Little Preludes, BWV 933-938: Praeludium in C Major, BWV 933
  2. 6 Little Preludes, BWV 933-938: Praeludium in C minor, BWV 934
  3. 6 Little Preludes, BWV 933-938: Praeludium in D minor, BWV 935
  4. 6 Little Preludes, BWV 933-938: Praeludium in D Major, BWV 936
  5. 6 Little Preludes, BWV 933-938: Praeludium in E Major, BWV 937
  6. 6 Little Preludes, BWV 933-938: Praeludium in E minor, BWV 938
  7. Prelude and Fughetta in D minor, BWV 899: Praeludium
  8. Prelude and Fughetta in D minor, BWV 899: Fughetta
  9. Prelude and Fughetta in G Major, BWV 902, Prelude in G Major to the Fughetta No. 902, BWV 902a: Prelude in G Major, BWV 902
  10. Prelude and Fughetta in G Major, BWV 902, Prelude in G Major to the Fughetta No. 902, BWV 902a: Prelude in G Major, BWV 902a
  11. Prelude and Fughetta in G Major, BWV 902, Prelude in G Major to the Fughetta No. 902, BWV 902a: Fughetta in G Major, BWV 902
  12. 9 Little Preludes, BWV 924-932: Praeambulum in C Major, BWV 924
  13. 9 Little Preludes, BWV 924-932: Praeambulum in F Major, BWV 927
  14. 9 Little Preludes, BWV 924-932: Prealudium in D minor, BWV 926
  15. 9 Little Preludes, BWV 924-932: Praeludium in D Major, BWV 925
  16. 9 Little Preludes, BWV 924-932: Praeludium in F Major, BWV 928
  17. 9 Little Preludes, BWV 924-932: Praeambulum in G minor, BWV 930
  18. Three Little Fugues from Klavierbuchlein fur Wilhelm Bach: Fugue in C Major, BWV 952
  19. Three Little Fugues from Klavierbuchlein fur Wilhelm Bach: Fughetta in C minor, BWV 961
  20. Three Little Fugues from Klavierbuchlein fur Wilhelm Bach: Fugue in C Major, BWV 953
  21. Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 895: Praeludium
  22. Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 895: Fuga
  23. Prelude and Fughetta in E minor, BWV 900: Praeludium
  24. Prelude and Fughetta in E minor, BWV 900: Fughetta