Review: JS Bach Solo Sonatas and Partitas

04.13.15
Gil Shaham
BBC Music Magazine

Though we do not know for whom Bach's Partitas and Sonatas for solo violin without continuo weer written, we can be sure that they would have attracted attention. Here are pieces whose technical variety and expressive dimensions signaficantly raised the bar above any similarly scored music previously written; and in these respects they remain unsurpassed.  

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