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BACH, J.S.: Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin, BWV 1001-1006 (Kaler)

Composer(s):Bach, Johann Sebastian
Artist(s) Kaler, Ilya, violin
Period(s) Baroque (1600-1750)
Genre Classical Music
Category Instrumental
Catalogue 8.570277-78
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
 
CD
USD 19.99
 

 
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USD 13.98
 

 


Profound in spirit and monumental in scope Bach's Six Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin are arguably the most difficult original solo works ever written for the violin. Thier formidable technical challenges, especially the persistent use of multiple stops are not just virtuoso features but are the natural result of the complexity of Bach's musical ideas and his understanding of the instrument. The crowning glory of the set is the immense Chaconne from the Partita in D minor, a set of variations on a theme which makes unprecedented demands on the performer's expressive and technical abilities.


   




Review By David Denton,Naxos,April 2008

With thirty-five recordings of the complete Sonatas and Partitas already in the catalogue, you can have them played in just about any way you want

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