Bach: Goldberg Variations, Original Transcriptions
In recent years Cameron Roberts has enjoyed growing success as one of Australia's finest young artists. In this his debut CD, Cameron brings us an all Bach recital.
In recent years Cameron Roberts has enjoyed growing success as one of Australia's finest young artists. In this his debut CD, Cameron brings us an all Bach recital. The program begins with the monumental Goldberg variations followed by Roberts' own intimate transcription of the arias , 'Aus Liebe will mein Heiland Sterben' from the St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244, and 'Es ist Vollbracht' from the St. John Passion, BWV 245, and concludes with his truly virtuosic transcription of Brandenburg Concerto number 3, BWV 1048.
In recent years Cameron Roberts has enjoyed growing success as one of Australia's finest young artists. He has already performed in Australia, Europe, Asia, and the USA, as soloist and chamber musician, and maintains a diverse range of interests which include jazz, contemporary music and composition.
“Exemplary Bach ... High calibre playing ... A significant talent ... Highly developed techinical facility ... impressive insight ... high level of musicianship”
— Clive O'Connell, The Age
“Roberts' thought-provoking Goldbergs...with the pivotal 25th variation sensitively given”
— Limelight Magazine
- Variation 1, Variation 2, Variation 3 Canone all' Unisuono
- Variation 4, Variation 5, Variation 6 Canone alla Seconda
- Variation 7 al tempo di Giga, Variation 8, Variation 9 Canone alla Terza
- Variation 10 Fughetta, Variation 11, Variation 12 Canone alla Quatra
- Variation 13, Variation 14, Variation 15 Canone alla Quinta, Andante
- Variation 16, Variation 17, Variation 18 Canone alla Sesta
- Variation 19, Variation 20, Variation 21 Canone alla Settima
- Variation 22 Alla breve, Variation 23, Variation 24 Canone all'Ottava
- Variation 25 Adagio, Variation 26, Variation 27 Canone alla Nona
- Variation 28, Variation 29, Variation 30 Quodibet
- Aria da capo
- St Matthew Passion BWV 244 Aus Liebe will mein Heiland Sterben Johann Sebastian Bach Arr: Cameron Roberts
- St John Passion BWV 245 Es ist Vollbracht! Johann Sebastian Bach Arr: Cameron Roberts
- Adagio, Allegro
Goldberg Variations BWV 988 Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer, organist, harpsichordist, violist, and violinist whose sacred and secular works for choir, orchestra, and solo instruments drew together the strands of the Baroque period and brought it to its ultimate maturity.