The Well-Tempered Clavier reveals Bach's highly personal genius for constant creative renewal within the framework of fixed forms. Each prelude and fugue is written in a different key.
"These pieces offer a textbook lesson on the association between keys and emotions. They also demonstrate Bach's finest thinking on the subject of fugues (his obsession for decades)."—The Classical CD Listener's Guide
"A thoughtful, well-recorded performance of one of the great monuments of Western music, on an instrument for which the composer conceived it, played by a dexterous, sympathetic, and well-informed musician."—Fanfare