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Bach: Sonatas & Partitas for Solo Violin / Fejes


Release Date: 04/21/2017 
Label:  Discovery Music & Vision   Catalog #: 120  
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Tamás Fejes
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Tamás Fejes was born into a family of musicians in Szeged, Hungary. At the age of ten he won second prize in the ‘János Koncz’ national violin competition. He studied at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest and while there gave numerous recitals and made several Radio and TV appearances. After graduation, a scholarship enabled him to continue his studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. Tamas has led and co-led various orchestras in Germany, continuing to perform recitals, concertos and chamber music concerts in the UK, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, USA and Hungary. He was a member of the Philharmonia Orchestra in London, but is currently the assistant leader of the Royal Scottish National Read more Orchestra, and also part-time tutor in the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Tamás Fejes writes: “The sonatas and partitas have been an integral part of my musical development. These works have been a source where I find the essence of violin playing. These are pieces of sublime and intimate creations, bringing emotional and intellectual nourishment.” Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Violin solo no 1 in G minor, BWV 1001 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Tamás Fejes (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
2.
Partita for Violin solo no 1 in B minor, BWV 1002 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Tamás Fejes (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
3.
Sonata for Violin solo no 2 in A minor, BWV 1003 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Tamás Fejes (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
4.
Partita for Violin solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1004 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Tamás Fejes (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
5.
Sonata for Violin solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1005 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Tamás Fejes (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
6.
Partita for Violin solo no 3 in E major, BWV 1006 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Tamás Fejes (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 

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