Accompanied by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, one of the most famous and celebrated pianists of the 20th century, Canadian classical pianist Glenn Gould performs Johan Sebastian Bach’s Harpsichord Concerto No. 7 in G minor, BWV 1058. Conductor: Vladimir Golschmann. It was Gould’s first color telecast. Recorded during the “The Canada Centennial Concert” to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Canada’s foundation. Produced by Mario Prizek and originally broadcast on November 15, 1967.
Johann Sebastian Bach’s Concerto No. 7 in G minor, BWV 1058
Probably Bach’s first attempt at writing out a full harpsichord concerto, this is a transcription of the violin concerto in A minor, BWV 1041, one whole tone lower to fit the harpsichord’s range.
There are three movements. With the starting times in the video:
- 01:03 Allegro
- 04:57 Andante
- 10:47 Allegro assai
- Harpsichord Concerto No.7 in G minor, BWV 1058 (Bach, Johann Sebastian) on the IMSLP website
- Keyboard concertos by Johann Sebastian Bach on Wikipedia
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