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Mon 28 Jan, 2019:
Bach: Partita No 4 in D major; Italian Concerto; Chaconne from Violin Partita in D minor (arranged for piano by Busoni)

The philosophy of an erstwhile musician re-ignites. For Edwin Fischer (1886-1960) Bach “towered above the centuries, but to interpret his works...

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Thu 20 Dec, 2018:
Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos – No 2 in C minor, Op 18; No 4 in G minor, Op 40; Bach (transcribed by Rachmaninov): Suite from Violin Partita in E major, BWV1006

What’s a transcription? Sir Hubert Parry replies: “An adaptation more intimately suited to the nature of the new medium, taking greater liberties...

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Thu 19 Jul, 2018:
Bach: Violin Concertos – No 1 in A minor, BWV 1041; No 2 in E major, BWV 1042; Partita for Solo Violin No 2, BWV 1004

Seventeen-year-old Swedish virtuoso Daniel Lozakovich makes an accomplished debut on the Yellow Label with intelligently chosen repertoire in...

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Mon 16 May, 2016:
Bach: Partita No 4 in D major, BWV 828; Toccata in C minor, BWV 911; English Suite No 3 in G minor, BWV 808; Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV 903; and other short pieces

Like Glenn Gould and Murray Perahia (Sony), Martha Argerich (DG) or Dinu Lipatti (EMI) before him, Nelson Freire brings Bach to joyous life on a...

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Mon 02 Nov, 2015:
Bach: Complete Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin

If a hopelessly sexist comment can be pardoned at the outset, Midori’s take on the Bach Sonatas and Partitas feels like a gracefully feminine one,...

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Fri 31 Jul, 2015:
Bach: Partitas Nos 1-6, BWV825-830

Igor Levit's account of this music is completely persuasive; an impressive achievement by this comparatively young pianist. In essence, his...

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Mon 13 Jul, 2015:
Bach: Partitas – No 1 in B flat major, BWV 825; No 2 in C minor, BWV 826; English Suite No 3 in G minor, BWV 808

On the evidence of this programme there is no consistent Rudolf Buchbinder ‘Bach style’, as there is, or was, with, say, Glenn Gould or Rosalyn...

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Mon 27 Apr, 2015:
McCabe: Dies Resurrectionis; Sinfonia, Op 6; Prelude; Johannis-Partita, Op 30; Nocturne; Le Poisson Magique; Carol-Preludes; Esperanza

It was sad to hear of John McCabe's death in February this year; I do hope he had the opportunity to hear this excellent recording of almost all his...

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Thu 13 Nov, 2014:
Bach: Violin Concertos – No 1 in A minor, BWV1041; No 2 in E major, BWV1042; Chaconne (arr Mendelssohn / Milone); Air; Gavotte (arr Schumann / Milone)

Interesting that Joshua Bell should present the ‘bread and butter’ of the violinist’s repertoire as the musical equivalent of a ‘best of...

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Thu 20 Feb, 2014:
Guardian Angel – Works by Biber, Bach, Tartini, Pisendel and Matteis

79 minutes of Baroque music for unaccompanied violin played with a short bow and without a vestige of vibrato. Rachel Podger’s arrangement of a...

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