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Day Twenty One: Violin Sonatas, Part Two (CD 1-21)

August 17th, 2011 · No Comments · 1717, Bach at 32, BWV 1017, BWV 1018, BWV 1019, BWV 1019 1st version, BWV 1019a, CD 1-21, Harpsichord, Luis Otavio Santos, Pieter-Jan Belder, Three-Instrument Rule, Violin Sonatas

An interesting observation: whereas yesterday’s Violin Sonatas (with its accompanying harpsichord) grated on my nerves, today the music seems more mournful than hurtful. This work definitely violates the Three-Instrument Rule (when a harpsichord is involved, it takes two other instruments to balance out that distinctive-sounding keyboard). And, for my tastes, I think the recording mix […]

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