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Bach's works for solo violin: style, structure, performance by Joel Lester

By Joel Lester

J.S. Bach's sonatas and partitas for solo violin have had a relevant position within the repertoire because the mid-18th century. This attractive creation to those works is the 1st entire exploration in their position inside Bach's song, concentrating on their structural and stylistic good points as they've been perceived through the years. Combining an analytical learn, a old advisor, and an insightful creation to Bach's sort, the booklet can help violinists, students, and listeners boost a deeper own involvement with many points of those brilliant items.

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