September 8, 2020 – 5:30 am

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Bach: Goldberg Variations BWV 988
Montpellier 2016 [no label, 1CD]

Live at the Opéra Berlioz du Corum, Montpellier, France; July 11, 2016. Very good FM broadcast.

Italian pianist Beatrice Rana came to public attention in 2011 after winning the Montreal International Competition and two years later the Silver Medal and the Audience Award at the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. In 2015, she was named a BBC New Generation Artist, and in 2016 she was awarded a fellowship from the Borletti-Buitoni Trust.

In 2018 Rana was nominated for the Classic Brit Awards in the “Best Female Artist of the Year” category for her recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations.

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Thanks to elgaucho for sharing the show at Dime.

France Musique (FM) / Pioneer F91 / Edirol RH-09R / Audacity / XAct / Flac

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Track 01. Goldberg Variations-01 4:44
Track 02. Goldberg Variations-02 1:47
Track 03. Goldberg Variations-03 1:27
Track 04. Goldberg Variations-04 1:52
Track 05. Goldberg Variations-05 2:15
Track 06. Goldberg Variations-06 3:14
Track 07. Goldberg Variations-07 1:53
Track 08. Goldberg Variations-08 4:55
Track 09. Goldberg Variations-09 1:58
Track 10. Goldberg Variations-10 4:19
Track 11. Goldberg Variations-11 1:51
Track 12. Goldberg Variations-12 4:00
Track 13. Goldberg Variations-13 3:00
Track 14. Goldberg Variations-14 3:05
Track 15. Goldberg Variations-15 8:44
Track 16. Goldberg Variations-16 2:09
Track 17. Goldberg Variations-17 6:35
Track 18. Goldberg Variations-18 8:53
Track 19. Goldberg Variations-19 5:00
72 mins

Beatrice Rana - piano

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  1. 15 Responses to “BEATRICE RANA - MONTPELLIER 2016”

  2. Thanks for this. A rare treat, especially since many are only familiar with these compositions as they were performed by Glenn Gould more than a half century ago.

    By Tony Pizza on Sep 8, 2020

  3. Rumour has it this whore loves big black Uns
    but so do I so hey
    black pricks matter

    By U L E on Sep 8, 2020

  4. All other Comments below are fake
    but so am i haha

    By U L E on Sep 8, 2020

  5. U L E
    you are a slimy little bastard and Rumour has it your a closet homo and kiddie molester

    By U L E hater on Sep 8, 2020

  6. Last three twern’t mine. And who cares if I’m gay?

    By U L E on Sep 8, 2020

  7. Thanks for this BigO. I’m a huge fan and it’s a rare treat, especially since many are only familiar with these compositions as they were performed by Glenn Gould more than a half century ago.

    By HHH on Sep 8, 2020

  8. I see that the middle school fakes are back at it . The last comment was left by one of them .

    By HHH on Sep 8, 2020

  9. Twernt me above, none of them . All fakes

    By U L E on Sep 9, 2020

  10. Rumor has it this is a young lady who prefers Big Uns

    By U L E on Sep 9, 2020

  11. Rumor has it that I too prefer Big Uns

    By U L E on Sep 9, 2020

  12. Twernt me on last one . Nuther fake

    By U L E on Sep 9, 2020

  13. Fakes run amok

    By U L E on Sep 9, 2020

  14. Twernt me on any of the above comments .

    By U L E on Sep 9, 2020

  15. I’m with Tony Pizza… Thank you so very much for this recording. It’s great to have another updated version of the Goldberg Variations. Amazing virtuosity! Brava!!!

    By Mike on Sep 10, 2020

  16. Terrific choice. Thank you!

    By peacenluvmaaan on Oct 12, 2020

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