J.S. Bach

Recommended (or not) Recordings

Sonatas for Violin and Harpsichord

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Josef Suk
Accompaniment/Orchestra:Zuzana Ruzickova, Harpsichord
Instrumentation:Harpsichord
Violin
Individual Works:Sonata in B minor, BWV 1014
Sonata in A major, BWV 1015 BWV 1015
Sonata in E major, BWV 1016 BWV 1016
Sonata in C minor, BWV 1017 BWV 1017
Sonata in F minor, BWV 1018 BWV 1018
Sonata in G major, BWV 1019 BWV 1019
Format:Compact Disc
Record Label:Denon
Catalog Number:CO 1370/71
Year Released/Recorded:1986
Total Playing Time:106'11"
Comments:This is a good value for a DDD recording. The styling is middle-of-the road: slightly schmaltzy violin, but with baroque ornamentation; tempos stable, yet not pedantic. (For SCTV fans, the cover photo of Ms. Ruzickova looks startlingly like Edith Prickly.)
Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • T.W. Anderson
Date First Submitted:10/09/1996