Precisamente sobre las Sonatas y Partitas
para violin se tiene dilucidado que fueron creadas por influjo del violinista Paul von Westhoff, con quien Bach convivio en 1708, siendo vecinos del mismo inmueble.
This valuable guide, by Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music Distinguished Professor Stanley Ritchie, packs a lot of information about six essential works for every violinist--the three sonatas and three partitas
Helga Thoene, en Stroh (2011), manifiesta que las sonatas y partitas
de Bach, no son solamente musica instrumental sin texto, al contrario, son obras compuestas a partir de un lenguaje complejo y enigmatico, oculto tras el contrapunto.
Schiff plays the partitas
not in the usual order but in an ascending line of keys from G major to E minor -- numbers 5, 3, 1, 2, 4, 6 -- having found this ordering of them to be more effective on the concert stage.
More fine Bach comes from Murray Perahia, who completes the keyboard Partitas
with a second disc containing Nos 1, 5 and 6 recorded in beautiful sound by Sony in Berlin.
And his first pleasant surprise is awaiting him: an erudite text by Robert Sebesta with detailed information about the composer, the history of the basset horn, the work itself and the criteria used by the performers to arrange the 32 parts of Druzecky's Divertissement into six partitas
The first volume, sent for review, contains the composer's two major organ works: the chorale partitas
on "Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland" and "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme.
Thought to date from around 1720, the violin sonatas and partitas
took the instrument beyond its known limits.
The Suites are Bach's only work for unaccompanied cello, a masterpiece companion to his sonatas and partitas
for solo violin.
After all, what music lover would want to be deprived of the teenage Yehudi Menuhin playing Elgar's Violin Concerto or Bach's Sonatas and Partitas
, or the very young Evgeny Kissin playing Chopin?
In 1999 he recorded his first interpretations of Bach's Partitas
Nos 2, 4 and 5 and now completes the set of six that constitute Bach's official Opus 1.
Bach wrote a series of sonatas and partitas
for solo violin, among them the composition that is the focus of this release, the Partita
in D minor, BWV 1004.
Another work which shows ,Bach at his most experimental and avant-garde is the suite of six Sonatas and Partitas
Although Butt is impressive, by far my favourite disc in this group is Pierre Hantai's Frescobaldi: Partite & toccate (Astree E 8585, rec 1996), a recital of music taken mostly from the two books of toccatas, and comprising ten toccatas, three partitas
, a canzona, a capriccio and a balletto.
Compuso, ademas, una obra para flauta sola, que corresponde a la Partita
BWV 1013, a la manera de sus partitas
para clave solo.