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Bach: Sei Solo A Violino Vol 1 / Schmitt


Release Date: 11/08/2005 
Label:  Alpha Productions   Catalog #: 82   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Héléne Schmitt
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

These works, considered as masterpieces for solo violin, blend the spiritual dimension and great technical virtuosity. When writing these sonatas and partitas, Bach faced the challenge of writing a polyphonic work for a monodic instrument. These works, considered as masterpieces for solo violin, blend the spiritual dimension and great technical virtuosity. When writing these sonatas and partitas, Bach faced the challenge of writing a polyphonic work for a monodic instrument. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Violin solo no 1 in G minor, BWV 1001 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Héléne Schmitt (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
2.
Partita for Violin solo no 1 in B minor, BWV 1002 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Héléne Schmitt (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
3.
Partita for Violin solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1004 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Héléne Schmitt (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 

Sound Samples

Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001: I. Adagio
Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001: II. Fugue: Allegro
Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001: III. Siciliana
Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001: IV. Presto
Violin Partita No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002: I. Allemande
Violin Partita No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002: II. Double
Violin Partita No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002: III. Courante
Violin Partita No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002: IV. Double: Presto
Violin Partita No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002: V. Sarabande
Violin Partita No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002: VI. Double
Violin Partita No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002: VII. Tempo di Borea
Violin Partita No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002: VIII. Double
Violin Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: I. Allemande
Violin Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: II. Courante
Violin Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: III. Sarabanda
Violin Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: IV. Gigue
Violin Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: V. Ciaccona

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