Bach: “Sei Solo” — Sonata No.2 in A minor for Violin Solo, BWV 1003

Media review — Bach: Sonata No.2 in A minor for Violin Solo, BWV 1003 — a comparison of 24 artists / 25 recordings, from historic to HIP: with Menuhin (1936), Szigeti (1956), Grumiaux (1961), Szeryng (1967), Kremer (1980), Zehetmair (1982), Schröder (1985), Paternoster (1995, cello), Huggett (1997), Podger (1999), Kremer (2002), Tetzlaff (2005), Mullova (2008), Baráti (2009), Ibragimova (2009), Khachatryan (2009), Beyer (2011), Pietsch (2011), Busch (2012), Faust (2012), Carmignola (2018), Pochekin (2018), Aldemir (2019, viola), Cotik (2019), Hadelich (2020)
Blog post #598 — #rolfsmblog •

What Tunings Did Bach Use?

People probably regard Bach as being the baroque composer, though in aspects like his preference for traditional polyphonic forms such as fugues and canons (he was a master at writing, even improvising the most complex of fugues) he must have been regarded a rather traditional composer at his time. On the other hand, he did expand into new, previously (almost) unexplored keys on the keyboard and thus may have helped advancing music towards the pre-classical era…

Bach: “Sei Solo” — Partita No.1 in B minor for Violin Solo, BWV 1002

Media review — Bach: Partita No.1 in B minor for Violin Solo, BWV 1002 — a comparison of 24 artists / 25 recordings, from historic to HIP: with Menuhin (1936), Szigeti (1956), Grumiaux (1961), Szeryng (1967), Kremer (1980), Zehetmair (1982), Schröder (1985), Paternoster (1995, cello), Huggett (1997), Podger (1999), Kremer (2001), Tetzlaff (2005), Mullova (2008), Baráti (2009), Ibragimova (2009), Khachatryan (2009), Beyer (2011), Pietsch (2011), Busch (2012), Faust (2012), Carmignola (2018), Pochekin (2018), Aldemir (2019, viola), Cotik (2019), Hadelich (2020)
Blog post #589 — #rolfsmblog •

Bach: “Sei Solo” — Sonata No.1 in G minor for Violin Solo, BWV 1001

Media review — Bach: Sonata No.1 in G minor for Violin Solo, BWV 1001 — a comparison of 25 artists / 26 recordings, from historic to HIP: with Kreisler (1926), Menuhin (1936), Szigeti (1956), Grumiaux (1961), Szeryng (1967), Kremer (1980), Zehetmair (1982), Schröder (1985), Paternoster (1995, cello), Huggett (1997), Podger (1999), Kremer (2002), Tetzlaff (2005), Mullova (2008), Baráti (2009), Ibragimova (2009), Khachatryan (2009), Beyer (2011), Pietsch (2011), Busch (2012), Faust (2012), Carmignola (2018), Pochekin (2018), Aldemir (2019, viola), Cotik (2019), Hadelich (2020)
Blog post #584 — #rolfsmblog •

Bach: “Sei Solo”, Sonatas and Partitas for Violin Solo — Comparison Summary

Media review — Bach: The Sonatas and Partitas for Violin Solo (Sei Solo) BWV 1001-1006 — Comparison Summary, Artist and Media Information. 26 artists / 28 recordings, from historic to HIP: Kreisler (1926), Menuhin (1936), Szigeti (1956), Grumiaux (1961), Szeryng (1967), Kremer (1980), Zehetmair (1982), Schröder (1985), Paternoster (1995, cello), Huggett (1997), Podger (1999), Kremer (2002), Tetzlaff (2005), Mullova (2008), Baráti (2009), Faust (2009), Ibragimova (2009), Khachatryan (2009), Beyer (2011), Pietsch (2011), Busch (2012), Faust (2012), Bohren (2017), Carmignola (2018), Pochekin (2018), Aldemir (2019, viola), Cotik (2019), Hadelich (2020)
Blog post #585 — #rolfsmblog •

Anastasia Kobekina: Bach Cello Suites — Zurich, St.Peter, 2021-04-25

Concert review, ★★★★½, Anastasia Kobekina @ Kirche St.Peter, Zurich, 2021-04-25 — J.S. Bach: Cello Suites No.1 – 6, BWV 1007 – 1012; Vladimir Kobekin (*1947): Narrenschiff (The Ship of Fools); Jean-Sélim Abdelmoula (*1991): In memoriam; L. Boccherini (1743 – 1805) / Giovanni Sollima (*1962): Fandango
Blog post #575 — #rolfsmblog •