J.S. Bach

Recommended (or not) Recordings

Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Josef Suk
Individual Works:Sonata no. 1 BWV 1001
Partita no. 1 BWV 1002
Sonata no. 2 BWV 1003
Partita no. 2 BWV 1004
Sonata no. 3 BWV 1005
Partita no. 3 BWV 1006
Format:Compact Disc
Record Label:EMI
Catalog Number:5 73644
Year Released/Recorded:1970
Total Playing Time:130 minutes
Comments:Paul Geffen said:

elegant, graceful, deeply felt

David Perrine said:

Warm, lovely playing. Suk's articulations lean more to the legato side than most, and his tempos are often a bit slower. The recording quality compliments his style.

Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Paul Geffen

  • David Perrine
Date First Submitted:03/04/2000