Jill Crossland-

Bach Well-tempered Clavier
Books 1 and II

We are in the process of posting the many excellent reviews this set has received.

'polished and compelling' - International Record Review on Book 1 -read more

'perhaps one of the finest of all time' - All Music Guide (USA) - read more

'one of the most satisfying recent releases of Bach's keyboard music on the piano'
- Rob Cowan, BBC Radio 3

(48 Preludes and Fugues)

Samples can be listened to through the links at the botttom of the page, or click HERE

available on Signum Classics

Book 2 now released (June 2008)

Jill's recording of the BACH '48 Preludes and Fugues' Book 1 (Well-tempered Clavier) was made in West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge, on 5-6 September 2003. Jill also performed there in June 2003.

Recording engineer and editing Jonathan Haskell
Recording producer and project management Ying Chang

Preview of the Signum cover:


Book 2 was recorded, again in West Road, during 15-17 August 2004.

The recording of Book 2 is now in post-production.

Recording engineer Mike Hatch
Recording producer Ying Chang
Editing David Hinitt (Floating Earth)

Project management Steve Long, Floating Earth
Editor of the new Henle edition Dr Yo Tomita (Queen's University, Belfast)

Jill first performed this work (both books) in a series of five lunchtime student recitals. The Well-tempered Clavier has always remained close to her heart.


See details for:
West Road Concert Hall,
University of Cambridge

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Book 1 Prelude 9

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Book 1 Prelude 15

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Book 1 Fugue 15

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