J.S. Bach
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Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Jaap Schroder
Instrumentation:Violin
Individual Works:Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001
Partita No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002
Sonata No. 2 in A minor, BWV 1003
Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004
Sonata No. 3, in C, BWV 1005
Partita No. 3 in E, BWV 1006
Format:Compact Disc
Record Label:Smithonian Institution
Year Released/Recorded:c1987
Comments:I am rather surprised that nobody has ever recommended this excellent recording of this famous set of pieces. The performance is somewhat "slower" than that of Kuiken(sp?), but the sound is more thoughtful.
Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • OTSUKA, Shuichi (Mr.)
Date First Submitted:08/16/1997
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