Bach Sonatas and Partitas

16 Apr

Just for our mutual information,  music for the three Bach sonatas and three partitas for unaccompanied violin are free on the web, either in edited versions, or the Bach original scores.  Cantorian looks like a very useful site and has the original versions.  So does Werner Icking.  That site also lists other public domain sites.

Guess who will be starting something from these?

Right now for orchestra she is working on a difficult piece.  Here is a nice recording of Elgar’s Introduction and Allegro (Elgar.mp3) by the String Orchestra of NYC.   Sort of asking a lot, I think.  So does her teacher.  So does she.

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One Response to “Bach Sonatas and Partitas”

  1. Abby 16 April 2010 at 11:48 AM #

    I have the recordings. From a certain violinist of my former acquaintance. Who used to practice them half-speed with a metronome all… day… long…

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