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  1. Classical, jazz, and contemporary pianist. Born: 16 July in London, England, UK. She is also a promoter, an artistic director, an educator and runs her own record label SoundCircus, on which her album "Play" () was nominated for the Mercury Music Prize shortlist.
  2. Joanna Clare MacGregor CBE is a British concert pianist, conductor, composer, and festival curator. She is Head of Piano at the Royal Academy of Music and a professor of the University of London. She is currently artistic director of the International Summer School & Festival at Dartington truthhammerburinnfenriktilar.infoinfoe: truthhammerburinnfenriktilar.infoinfo
  3. MacGregor’s Art of Fugue is warm and welcoming from the outset, her gentler touch in the opening Contrapunctus 1 promising a more involving ride from the outset. This is carried through in the playing further on, with Contrapunctus 3 as an example, presenting the lines of counterpoint with well defined character and lyricism at the same time.
  4. Jul 20,  · The Art of Fugue, BWV Contrapunctus V: Joanna MacGregor: Piano Works by Conlon Nancarrow. Joanna MacGregor. $ Joanna MacGregor: Piano Works by John Cage. Joanna MacGregor. $ Joanna MacGregor: The Piano Music of Erik Satie. Joanna MacGregor. $ Messiaen: Vingt regards sur l'enfant Jésus /5(2).
  5. "Lunchtime Concert" Recital by pianist Joanna MacGregor, Bach: Goldberg Variations "Performance on 3" Pianist Joanna MacGregor directs the Britten Sinfonia, Andy Sheppard (saxophones) and Shri Sriran (tablas). The programme includes works by Louis Hardin and Bach's The Art of Fugue 24 November Born: 16 July (age 50).
  6. The album 'Counterpoint' starts with Johann Sebastian Bach's monumental "Art Of Fugue" and follows it with a challenging set of canons and studies by the 20th century composer Conlan Nancarrow. I think it may have been the great Bachian critic Wilfrid Mellers who described the "Art Of Fugue" as.
  7. The Art of Fugue, BWV , is an incomplete musical work of unspecified instrumentation by Johann Sebastian Bach. Written in the last decade of his life, The Art of Fugue is the culmination of Bach's experimentation with monothematic instrumental works. This work consists of 14 fugues and 4 canons in D minor, each using some variation of a single principal subject, and generally ordered to increase in .
  8. I found MacGregor's Bach one of the best piano versions I ever heard. My benchmark for the work, the Contrapunctus 3, is played perfectly by MacGregor with superb emphasis/pacing throughout the piece. The other sections are interpreted every bit as well. The coupling consists of three canons for Ursula and three studies for player piano by Nancarrow.

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