World's Largest Sheet Music Selection

21714242
21714242
21714242

Burgess: The Bad-Tempered Electronic Keyboard

By Stephane Ginsburgh

Be the first! Write a Review
https://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/burgess-the-bad-tempered-electronic-keyboard-sheet-music/21714242?ac=1&aff_id=50330

By Stephane Ginsburgh. By Anthony Burgess. Classical. CD. Naxos #GP773. Published by Naxos (NX.GP773).

Item Number: NX.GP773

Anthony Burgess, the world famous author of A Clockwork Orange, had been steeped in music since childhood, and during army service in the Second World War worked as a pianist and dance-band arranger. He wrote prolifically in many genres. His 24 Preludes and Fugues, called The Bad-Tempered Electronic Keyboard, were written to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach. This ingenious and inventive piece, with its brief romantic and music hall elements, not only pays homage to Bach but also references the modernity of Shostakovich, whose own set of Preludes and Fugues had been written in 1950. This is the world premiere recording of these works. These pieces are performed by renowned contemporary music interpreter Stephane Ginsburgh.

Close X

By signing up you consent with the terms in our Privacy Policy

I am a music teacher.