Bach – Prelude in B Minor

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I would like to share with you the “Prelude in B Minor” by J.S. Bach. My almost-10-year-old daughter, Hannah, calls it “our [her and my] song”. This piece is simple yet so beautiful. Hannah and I sampled a lot of performances, but this one by Grigory Sokolov is our favorite.

Sokolov won the gold medal at the International Tchaikovsky Competition (the Olympic Games for piano players) in 1966 at age 16. That competition was headed by famous Russian pianist Emil Gilels.

Gilels’ performance.:


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  • John Hurst says:

    Hi Vitaliy,
    You have been my introduction to Classical music and i look forward to going on a new adventure in music.

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