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Archive for the ‘BCE’ Category

I have been wanting to talk about many of the recordings that I have found and loved in the past few years. And I thought an interesting addition to this site might be a modest guide for Bach collectors with a particular focus on answering the question “I have the BCE, what other Bach-related recordings might I want to get?”

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Today is the second anniversary of the date when I started the ThornyKoanz.net blog. Therefore, it seems like an appropriate time to try to resusciate it. What have I been doing since my last post? Details inside …

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Some corrections

I’d noticed a couple of errors in my Bach Complete Edition documents recently and I was able to correct all of them tonight as well as make further improvements to the “Index of CDs by BWV number”.

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List of BCE Contents Now Available

It took a couple of days longer than I thought it would, but I have now posted a list of the contents for the Bach Complete Edition. You can view the list on this site or download it in several formats.

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First BCE index posted

Last night I posted the first of hopefully many useful indices for the Bach Complete Edition: a complete index of the pieces on every CD sorted by BWV number.  I thought this would be the most useful index to work on first since it can be a bit of a pain to locate some pieces, […]

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I’ve long wanted to collect all of Bach’s works but the task of tracking down good recordings of every piece seemed daunting and expensive. The latest version of Brilliant Classics’ Bach Complete Edition brings several new recordings and other new material together in an incredibly priced box set. Not every recording in this set is a winner, but there are several really great discs and most of the rest are decent to good. At less than $150, if your Bach collection is missing at least half of the music in this set like mine was, then the Bach Complete Edition is by far the easiest and most affordable way to fill in the gaps.

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