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CD: Nick van Bloss - Goldberg Variations | reviews, news & interviews

CD: Nick van Bloss - Goldberg Variations

CD: Nick van Bloss - Goldberg Variations

The pianist's Bach playing is as compelling as his lifestory

Nick van Bloss: 'I feel very fragmented, but music brings everything together'

If you’ve not already read theartsdesk interview with Nick van Bloss, have a look now. Then hopefully you’ll be persuaded to buy his autobiography and this CD. The sleeve notes refer to Van Bloss’s fascination with Glenn Gould’s iconic 1983 second recording of the Goldberg Variations, but in no way is this performance an attempt to imitate Gould.

If you’ve not already read theartsdesk interview with Nick van Bloss, have a look now. Then hopefully you’ll be persuaded to buy his autobiography and this CD. The sleeve notes refer to Van Bloss’s fascination with Glenn Gould’s iconic 1983 second recording of the Goldberg Variations, but in no way is this performance an attempt to imitate Gould.

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