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Jacques Loussier Trio

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    DISC ONE  
    1. Air on G String 3:34
    2. Fugue No. 5 in D major 4:31
    3. Pastorale in C minor 6:46
    4. Prelude No. 1 in C major from the Well-Tempered Clavier 4:56
    5. Toccata and Fugue in D minor 10:51
    6. Italian Concerto: Allegro 4:55
    7. Italian Concerto: Andante 5:27
    8. Italian Concerto: Presto 3:25
    9. Partita in E major 3:11
    10. Chorale No. 1 Sleepers Awake 8:26
    11. Toccata and Fugue in C major: Overture 6:50
    12. Toccata and Fugue in C major: Adagio 3:38
    13. Toccata and Fugue in C major: Fugue 5:23
    DISC TWO  
    1. Siciliana in G minor 3:32
    2. Concerto in C minor BWV 1060: Allegro (3rd movement) 5:34
    3. Little Fugue in G minor 2:53
    4. Concerto in F minor BWV 1056: Allegro 4:46
    5. Concerto in F minor BWV 1056: Largo 3:20
    6. Concerto in F minor BWV 1056: Presto 5:19
    7. Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring 4:34
    8. Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major: Allegro 10:37
    9. Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major: Affetuoso 5:53
    10. Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major: Allegro 9:07
    11. Goldberg Variations: Aria 2:28
    12. Goldberg Variations: Variation 2 2:09
    13. Goldberg Variations: Variation 5 1:05
    14. Goldberg Variations: Variation 25 3:48

For more than six decades, pianist Jacques Loussier has explored where the structure and traditions of classical music intersect with the spontaneous and exploratory nature of jazz. In the early years of his career, his Play Bach Trio focused on developing improvisatory compositions around the works of Johann Sebastian Bach. In more recent years with Telarc and a newly formed trio assembled in the 1980s Loussier expanded his repertoire by taking a similar approach to composers like Debussy, Ravel, Vivaldi, Beethoven and others. In honor of Jacques Loussier s 80th birthday year, Telarc is releasing an album with selections from 10 other composers that Jacques has lent his jazz arrangements to over the years.

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