Bach Goldberg Variation #1

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  1. Unburst

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    Very nice ... can't beat that ...
     
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    What can I say...you just can't go wrong with J.S. Bach...wonderful playing!
     
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    Masterful playing and arrangement! Lovely.....
     
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    Fantastic. There's very little music more worthy of study than Bach. I love. Thank you for posting that.
     
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    Wow, some great players in this thread. Thanks guys.

    I've been a fan of the Goldbergs forever, this is my first attempt at playing them on guitar. :)
     
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    That is among my favorite of Bach's music and I thought you played it beautifully. Have you every played the Aria?
     
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    Thanks,
    I've played the Aria on piano, it doesn't sit so well on guitar, because of the extended trills but I may try a duet version of it.
     
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    Well, don't do it for me (although I'd love to hear it). I have always like the Goldberg Variations... very soothing. I thought your take sounded great.

     
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    Bach is like honey. You'll draw musicians from miles around with that music. It's the epitome of innovation and perfect composition. Most musicians I know who really get what Bach actually did in his lifetime can't say enough about him. It's like bringing up Jesus to a new convert. Listening to Bach gets me all googly about music again. It doesn't matter that most of my gigging is with various country bands right now. No matter what I'm working on or what I'm doing for work, Bach is like water after a long summer run in the South... or like a warm slice of amish-made carmel-apple pie after a long diet of plain tofu and sprouts.

    Ahh. :)
     
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    that made my day. beautiful playing and arrangement. :)
     
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    that was awesome. Thanks for sharing.:)
     
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    Beautiful playing!!
     
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    Very nice. Bach is awsome. :AOK


    Soli Deo Gloria
     
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    Amazing playing, wonderful tone... there are few things like a great performance of Bach!

    Thanks for sharing!
     
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    Oh man awesone, I listen to the whole Goldbergs as my Friday thing at work--end of the week treat. Jozsef Eotvos has recorded it complete for solo guitar. I have the sheet music also, on weekend mornings I try to play just a little--for the ahh--factor. I really can't play it, but just a few notes. Bach is the man IMHO. YES YES YES
     
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    I agree, i took a stab at the aria years ago tried several different approaches, included transposing to other keys, and although its very slow tempo, its really hard to capture those piano nuances that u mentioned. I would love to hear the duet version for sure!
     
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    I agree, I don't think it;s possible to really do it justice on solo guitar.

    As for the duet, done :)
     

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