Rosalyn Tureck

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Rosalyn Tureck was an American pianist and harpsichordist who is especially well known for her Johann Sebastian Bach recordings.

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Rosalyn Tureck (December 14, 1913 – July 17, 2003) was an American pianist and harpsichordist who was particularly associated with the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. However, she had a wide-ranging repertoire that included works by composers including Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms, and Frédéric Chopin, as well as more modern composers such as David Diamond, Luigi Dallapiccola, and William Schuman. Diamond's Piano Sonata No. 1 was inspired by Tureck's playing.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1988 Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 (1988 recordings) Johann Sebastian Bach; Rosalyn Tureck 2
1999 Goldberg Variations Johann Sebastian Bach; Rosalyn Tureck 1
1999 Great Pianists of the 20th Century, Volume 94: Rosalyn Tureck II Rosalyn Tureck 1
2002 A Tribute to a Keyboard Legend J.S. Bach, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Paganini; Rosalyn Tureck 1
2002 The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1 J.S. Bach; Rosalyn Tureck 1
2003 The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2 J.S. Bach; Rosalyn Tureck 1

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