In connection with Rosalyn Tureck's double anniversary in 2013, being 100 years since her birth, and 10 years since her death—the Tureck Bach Research Institute has produced a video of a series of personal testimonials from close colleagues and friends, each recounting their unique relationship to Rosalyn Tureck.
Or view the testimonials individually:
Chromatic Fantasy & Fugue
As part of our 2013 anniversary commemoration, we are very pleased to present a series of three articles by Dr. Rosalyn Tureck on Bach's Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue, edited by Xoán Elías Castiñeira Varela. We will release these articles in sections over the calendar year.
The Rust Variant, BWV 903a
- Editor’s Praeambulum
- I. Source, Provenance, Acceptance
- II. Bach’s Early Composing Procedures in Relation to BWV 903a
- A. BWV 535, BWV 572, BWV 875, Mono-figural Preludes, Toccatas
- B. Analogies to the double-noted Values of BWV903a, mm. 21-23: BWV 1050, BWV 1052
- C. Conclusion
- III. Comparative Structural Analysis of BWV 903 and BWV 903
- A. Mm. 1 and 2.
- B. Triadic Figuration and Triplet Rhythm
As part of the commemoration of these important events, guitarist Sharon Isbin, a former student of Dr. Tureck, will give a recital on December 14, 2013 at the 92nd St Y, Kaufmann Concert Hall, New York City, dedicated to her memory.
Regents Lecture No. 3 - Parts Four and Five
This month, we make available the fourth and fifth (of five) parts of Dr. Tureck's third Regents Lecture at the University of California, San Diego, held on Feb 9, 1966:
These parts feature a fascinating discussion of ornamentation and notes inégale, using examples from J. S. Bach's Aria variata in A minor, BWV 989.
Regents Lecture No. 3 - Part Three of Five
This month, we've made available the third part (of five) of Dr. Tureck's third Regents' Lecture at UC San Diego, held on Feb 9, 1966:One and Two are also available]