J.S. Bach

Recommended (or not) Recordings

Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Aaron Rosand
Individual Works:Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001
Partita No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002
Sonata No. 2 in A minor, BWV 1003
Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004
Sonata No. 3, in C, BWV 1005
Partita No. 3 in E, BWV 1006
Format:Compact Disc
Record Label:Vox Classics
Catalog Number:VXP2 7901
Year Released/Recorded:1997
Related Web Site:http://aaronrosand.com/
Comments:Loke Hoe Yeong said:

This is a very new recording, so new that I think it has not been released yet, presently available through ordering. I have not heard this recording, but I read a review of it. Therefore, I shall quote the reviews in commenting.

"When any violinist can exhort his instrument to sing and thunder, sigh and disclaim as incandescently as Aaron Rosand, he must be counted among the chosen few of his art." - The Los Angeles Times

"Hearing these works played by Aaron Rosand is a musical experience not easy to forget. Rosand takes away the barriers between us and Bach. It makes the heart beat faster." Chicago Tribune

David Perrine said:

While other versions have their strong and weak points, this one is consistently good.

Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Loke Hoe Yeong

  • David Perrine
Date First Submitted:01/20/1999