J.S. Bach

Recommended (or not) Recordings

Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Christian Tetzlaff
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:Virgin Classics

Reviewed by Edith Eisler in 1996 Strings as of exceptional quality. Recorded in a cathedral. Only criticism was scherzos too fast.

Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Kitren G. Weis
Date First Submitted:06/22/1997