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30 Bach: The Goldberg Variations Podcast

Feb 12, 2021

Variations 1, 2, 3. Our first stop is in Vienna, Austria with Professor Christopher Hinterhuber, a celebrated pianist for whom the Goldberg Variations has been a consistent source of inspiration. Hinterhuber connects variations 1, 2, and 3 to musical traditions such as the polonaise, and shows how Bach's music exists in relation to his predecessors.

‍Interview and performance recorded October 25, 2017 in Vienna, Austria.

Episode Photo credit: Nancy Horowitz.

Additional musical credits, used with permission:

Chopin, Polonaise-Fantasie, op. 61, Hugo Kitano performing, published December 26, 2018; Bach, Toccata and Fugue in F Major, BWV 540, James Kibbie performing. Sponsored by the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance with generous support from Dr. Barbara Furin Sloat in honor of J. Barry Sloat. Additional support provided by the Office of Vice-President for Research, the University of Michigan; "Premier bransle de Bourgongne," Zdeněk Seidl performing, published November 21, 2019.