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Day Eleven: Sonate E Partite II (CD 1-11)

August 7th, 2011 · No Comments · 1735, Bach at 35, BWV 1004, BWV 1005, BWV 1006, Gavotte & Rondeau, Mark Lubotsky, Partita No. 3 in E major, Sonate E Partite II, Violins, Yngwie Malmsteen

I really don’t have anything different to say about these compositions, which are sonatas and partitas for solo violin, from what I wrote yesterday. I can say that of the three pieces on this CD, my favorite is Partita No. 3 in E major (BWV 1006). It begins (“Preludio”) with a bouncy, clever movement that […]

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Day 10: Sonate E Partite (CD 1-10)

August 6th, 2011 · No Comments · 1720, Bach at 35, BWV 1001, BWV 1002, BWV 1003, CD 1-10, Mark Lubotsky, Partita, Sonate E Partite I, Violins, Yngwie Malmsteen

I’ll bet violinists love this stuff. Compositions for solo violin give musicians a chance to shine. And shine. And shine. There’s a Swedish heavy-metal guitarist named Yngwie Malmsteen who plays like the soloist (Mark Lubotsky) does on this CD — fast, bobbing and weaving, flowing in and around a melody, with so many notes that […]

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