By Joel Lester
Lester employs descriptions of ancient and modern recordings, in addition to money owed of nineteenth-century performances and commentaries on old variants, to discover those works as they developed throughout the centuries. anywhere attainable, he makes use of analytic instruments culled from eighteenth-century rules, key notions initially built for the explicit function of describing the repertoire into consideration. starting with an outline of the solo violin music's position inside Bach's oeuvre, this learn takes the Sonata No. 1 in G minor because the paradigm of Bach's compositional approach, analyzing every one circulate intimately prior to enlarging the dialogue to hide parallel and contrasting good points of the A-minor and C-minor sonatas. subsequent, a bankruptcy is dedicated to the 3 partitas and their roots in quite a few dance-music traditions. The e-book concludes with a precis of shape, sort, and rhetoric in Bach's song, during which Lester muses on those masterpieces with an total command of the tune, feedback, and heritage of the 1700s that's fairly infrequent between scholars.
A novel and exceptional research of a selected component of Bach's accomplishment and a selected element of his common allure, Bach's Works for Solo Violin can assist violinists, scholars, students, and different listeners boost a deeper own involvement with those magnificent pieces.
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Bach's Works for Solo Violin: Style, Structure, Performance by Joel Lester