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by violinland
Sun Aug 09, 2015 10:15 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: ReDiscovery: an odd label
Replies: 29
Views: 9506

Re: ReDiscovery: an odd label

Definitively and interesting thread. I was amazed at how many people know of the recording company. Just shows you one man meat is another man's poison so to speak. I learned at from this one. Now I am off to investigate. I am sure they will have one or two violin re-issues, fingers crossed and than...
by violinland
Thu Aug 06, 2015 2:24 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: How do ACOUSTIC 78-rpm vocal treasures appeal to YOU?
Replies: 18
Views: 7473

Re: How do ACOUSTIC 78-rpm vocal treasures appeal to YOU?

Hi Lance. I have only this to say. Imagine living in today's CD world and never having heard a 78 of Schipa. It is great to be back.
by violinland
Tue Aug 19, 2014 2:21 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: REMEMBERING THE VIOLINIST GEORGES ENESCU ON HIS BIRTHDAY - 1
Replies: 4
Views: 3176

REMEMBERING THE VIOLINIST GEORGES ENESCU ON HIS BIRTHDAY - 1

REMEMBERING THE VIOLINIST GEORGES ENESCU ON HIS BIRTHDAY - 19 AUGUST Some experiences in life cannot be repeated, or can they. One that I remember vividly is the first time I heard George Enescu in 1950 playing Corelli's La Folia on a Columbia 78 rpm gramophone record made in1925. As a young violin...
by violinland
Fri Dec 27, 2013 1:25 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: CD company specializing in Live broadcasts
Replies: 5
Views: 2279

Re: CD company specializing in Live broadcasts

Here is a new CD company whose main purpose is to offer historic live broadcast recordings. The company is based in Thailand and CDs can only be purchased from the web site below. Pardon my asking, it may only be circumstantially that I see yellow flags on the field . . . but does this suggest that...
by violinland
Fri Dec 27, 2013 11:55 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: CD company specializing in Live broadcasts
Replies: 5
Views: 2279

CD company specializing in Live broadcasts

VIOLINLAND STOP PRESS http://http://www.meloclassic.com/shop/cd/guila-bustabo/ Here is a new CD company whose main purpose is to offer historic live broadcast recordings. The company is based in Thailand and CDs can only be purchased from the web site below. I have already purchase some CDs, the co...
by violinland
Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:18 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Violinist Albert Einstein and Pianist Sir Patrick Moore
Replies: 1
Views: 2016

Violinist Albert Einstein and Pianist Sir Patrick Moore

PROCRASTINATION IS MY ENEMY. The other day I read in my newspaper of the death of Sir Patrick Moore the astrologer. I was saddened at his death for two reasons, the loss of a distinguished man and musician. However, there was another reason. Some time ago, I read his autobiography and was amazed to ...
by violinland
Sun Dec 11, 2011 7:34 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: TONIGHT Masters of the Bow 8 PM GMT 11-12-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1366

TONIGHT Masters of the Bow 8 PM GMT 11-12-2011

Cheniston K Roland presents Masters of the Bow Sunday 11/12/2011 at 8 PM GMT http://www.cmgchat.co.cc MASTERS of the BOW is the brainchild of Cheniston K Roland Violin Historian and Henry Z Liao, and now in its fourth year. Cheniston Roland compiles and presents the programme. Until recently, Henry ...
by violinland
Sun Nov 27, 2011 11:24 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Masters of the Bow 27-11-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 2023

Re: Masters of the Bow 27-11-2011

Is it possible to download as a podcast? Sounds very interesting. Yes indeed, go to violinland.podomatic.com This week's programme will be up on Wednesay after editing. There are I think, eight programmes there already. The sound has been improved and is now transmitted direct, including 78s played...
by violinland
Sun Nov 27, 2011 1:00 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Masters of the Bow 27-11-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 2023

Masters of the Bow 27-11-2011

Go to http:www.cmgchat.co.cc at 8 PM GMT to hear my programme of rare and unusual violin recordings. The programme has been up dated to produce better sound. Here is a list of tonight's recordings. Tonight’s Programme will include 1. Pratz - Hungarian Dance no 17 (Brahms) Live from NBC 17–12-47 2. E...
by violinland
Sun Sep 11, 2011 7:42 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: CMG Masters of the Bow broadcast 11-09-2011 8 PM GMT
Replies: 0
Views: 1135

CMG Masters of the Bow broadcast 11-09-2011 8 PM GMT

Cheniston K Roland Presents MASTERS of the BOW 11-09-2011 8 pm GMT at http://www.cmgchat.co.cc Recorded programmes are to be found at violinland.podomatic.com MASTERS of the BOW now in its third year, is the brainchild of Cheniston K Roland, Violin Historian and Henry Z Liao. Cheniston Roland compil...
by violinland
Tue Aug 23, 2011 10:08 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Masters of the Bow podcast for 14-08-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1143

Masters of the Bow podcast for 14-08-2011

Masters of the Bow 14-08-2011 A cmgchat programme To start this week’s broadcast we have a recording of Daisey Kennedy playing Liebesfreud (Kreisler), then comes a “Live” Joseph Szigeti recording from a Concert Hall broadcast he plays Rondo (Schubert arr Fiedberg ) After which we have a 78 of Willia...
by violinland
Sun Aug 07, 2011 2:55 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Masters of the Bow Podcast fro 31-07-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1213

Masters of the Bow Podcast fro 31-07-2011

We have a radio station of our own that has been going for some time now at http://www.cmgchat.co.cc I have posted the last broadcast from 31-07-2011 to my Violinland's Posdcast web site at http://violinland.podomatic.com I hope you will enjoy hearding live and rare recordings of the violin from my ...
by violinland
Sat Dec 25, 2010 8:30 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Link to Masters of the Bow Podcast for 9-12-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 1087

Link to Masters of the Bow Podcast for 9-12-2010

Here is the Masters of the Bow broadcast from last Sunday 19-12-2010. Violinists heard in this episode were:- 1 Kerekjarto Hubay 78rpm 2 Henry Florey - ScherzoTarantella 3 Elman - Sarasate Zigeunerweisen 78rpm 4 Andreas Weissgerber - Hubay 5 Andreas Weissgerber - Brahms Hungarian Dance.. 6 Albert Pr...
by violinland
Wed Dec 08, 2010 8:22 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Violinland's Podcast
Replies: 1
Views: 1186

Violinland's Podcast

To hear last week's Masters of the Bow broadcast go to http://violinland.podomatic.com Here are the records played in last Sunda's broadcast. 1. Oistrakh - Reger Fuga live 1970 2. Wilkomirska – Scott arr Kreisler Lotus Land rec 1985 3. Enescu - Ballade for violin and orchestra op 4 4. Heifetz - Schu...
by violinland
Wed Oct 27, 2010 12:11 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Ferdinand David - 2 Violin Concertos on Hyperion
Replies: 2
Views: 1530

Re: Ferdinand David - 2 Violin Concertos on Hyperion

A violin thread at last. Hyperion are doing much for the neglected 19c violin repertoire God bless them. But we must not forget the other CD company who are doing much the same thing - NAXOS. The other day Misha Keylin sent me a copy of his latest Vieuxtemps performances of the Fantasia appassionat...
by violinland
Mon Oct 25, 2010 6:39 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Heifetz 103 CD Box Set
Replies: 33
Views: 11893

Re: Heifetz 103 CD Box Set

A dreadful violinist, real tacky sound...way too sickly, he does not even come close to Oistrakh...but then nobody else does either... For me at least, you have just made history. In 60 years with the violin I have never seen those words before. Would you like to justify your comments to the millio...
by violinland
Mon Sep 20, 2010 12:07 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Favourite Gershwin "Rhapsody in Blue"
Replies: 77
Views: 17082

Re: Favourite Gershwin "Rhapsody in Blue"

Fifty years ago or so, High Fidelity or Stereo Review (can't recall which) ran a tongue-in-cheek survey of "Recordings We Would Never Want to Hear." One of them was Rhapsody in Blue with Wilhelm Backhaus and Otto Klemperer. Another was Bach's St. Matthew Passion with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and...
by violinland
Mon Sep 20, 2010 11:14 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Favourite Gershwin "Rhapsody in Blue"
Replies: 77
Views: 17082

Re: Favourite Gershwin "Rhapsody in Blue"

My introduction to this work goes all the way back to my fourth year, and the Vogue "picture disc," a 10-incher (greatly truncated) with maestro PHIL SPITALNY and his HOUR OF CHARM "ALL-GIRL ORCHESTRA"......featuring Eleanor at the piano. They all acquit themselves well, and you just may find it a ...
by violinland
Mon Sep 20, 2010 11:00 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Favourite Gershwin "Rhapsody in Blue"
Replies: 77
Views: 17082

Re: Favourite Gershwin "Rhapsody in Blue"

Here's Oscar Levant's first recording of the Rhapsody, done for Brunswick in 1927 with Frank Black conducting. Levant was a last-minute substitute for another pianist who was on a bender and didn't show up for the session. Like Gershwin's own recordings, this one is abridged to fit two 12" sides. F...
by violinland
Mon Sep 20, 2010 10:22 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Favourite Gershwin "Rhapsody in Blue"
Replies: 77
Views: 17082

Re: Favourite Gershwin "Rhapsody in Blue"

Apart, from the composer himself for me any of the six recordings by Oscar Levant, both commercial and live, Levant is truly electrifying. I also like the version by my friend Richard Glazier which can be found on YouTube.
by violinland
Mon Sep 20, 2010 10:13 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Youtube limit now 15 in stead of 11 minutes :)
Replies: 3
Views: 2441

Re: Youtube limit now 15 in stead of 11 minutes :)

Thank you for this information. It is good news indeed. In the past I have found some very rare recordings that have been posted to Youtube. One I found was a dream come true. It is a MET recording of Rosa Ponselle (the Divine Rosa) and Tito Schipa taken from a live performance of a Mozart opera in ...
by violinland
Mon Sep 20, 2010 10:05 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Opinion on Balakirev's "Islamey" for solo piano
Replies: 18
Views: 10287

Re: Opinion on Balakirev's "Islamey" for solo piano

Hi Lance. I have always loved the piece since I first bought the Simon Barere 78. I had tea with Claudio Arrau many years ago in a house not 10 minutes from where I live now 1951?, when we discussed his Islamey recording. The lady of the house brought out a copy of the recording and said would you l...
by violinland
Mon Sep 20, 2010 9:47 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The topic that won't go away
Replies: 38
Views: 9165

Re: The topic that won't go away

I wish I had time to read all these posts. After the first few I usually become quite confused and retire to bed for a rest. I would like to say that too much discussion, analysing and thinking about the music seldom leaves time to enjoy the performance recorded or otherwise. For years now I have ha...
by violinland
Fri Sep 17, 2010 8:09 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Welcome GREGOR BENKO to CMG!
Replies: 14
Views: 4136

Re: Welcome GREGOR BENKO to CMG!

Welcome to you Gregor Benko, your are a long respected member of the music world, and a great collector. We knew one another from many years ago through our mutual friends John Maltese and Thomas Clear. It is good to know we are still around and active. Congratulations you have joined the best musi...
by violinland
Sat May 15, 2010 6:18 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Amati violins: Mozart violins?
Replies: 6
Views: 2412

Re: Amati violins: Mozart violins?

Are you sure that the original source did not read Mozart's Violin. I have a post card of a violin that belonged to Mozart made by Amati. The post card originated from the Mozart Museum in Salzburg. I suppose that if one had to find a Mozart violin to play Mozart's Violin Sonatas we would have to wa...
by violinland
Sat May 15, 2010 2:09 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3531759

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

The divine Mengelberg conducting Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 5 recorded live in Berlin 1940 on Telefunken LP Mono GMA 69
by violinland
Sat May 15, 2010 2:04 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Your favorite Beethoven Sonata and why
Replies: 30
Views: 5713

Re: Your favorite Beethoven Sonata and why

When I am not building my Masters of the Bow programme and I can find a little time to listen to a recording from my collection I invariably choose the Moonlight Sonata. I am always moved by the beauty and perfection of the work itself. In the hands of the right soloist for me the piece becomes tran...
by violinland
Sun Dec 13, 2009 3:16 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: MASTERSoftheBOW on cmgchat.co.cc 28 Nov 2010 8 pm (20)GMT
Replies: 10
Views: 5714

Re: MASTERS of the BOW on cmgchat.co.cc 13 Dec 2009 8 pm (20)GMT

***************MASTERS of the BOW*************** >>8 pm (20.00) GMT SUNDAY EVENING ON http://www.cmgchat.co.cc<< PROGRAMME: 13 December 2009 MASTERS OF THE BOW, Now has many listeners around the world. We can be heard in Japan, Netherlands, Holland, Italy, Germany, Riga, China (Beijing) and several...
by violinland
Sun Nov 15, 2009 10:17 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: MASTERSoftheBOW on cmgchat.co.cc 28 Nov 2010 8 pm (20)GMT
Replies: 10
Views: 5714

Re: MASTERS of the BOW on cmgchat.co.cc 1 Nov 2009 8 pm (20)GMT

Are you ever going to tell us the answer to your Thread on Bach's Sonatas and Partitas... Amazingly enough, I was looking at the thread yesterday. I will go back through the whole thread and then look at the notes I made. How nice of you to remember and also thank you for drawing my attention to th...
by violinland
Wed Nov 04, 2009 3:26 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: MASTERSoftheBOW on cmgchat.co.cc 28 Nov 2010 8 pm (20)GMT
Replies: 10
Views: 5714

Re: MASTERS of the BOW on cmgchat.co.cc 1 Nov 2009 8 pm (20)GMT

Are you ever going to tell us the answer to your Thread on Bach's Sonatas and Partitas... Amazingly enough, I was looking at the thread yesterday. I will go back through the whole thread and then look at the notes I made. How nice of you to remember and also thank you for drawing my attention to th...
by violinland
Sun Sep 20, 2009 12:07 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Rachel Barton Pine's New York debut at SymphonySpace
Replies: 10
Views: 3556

Re: Rachel Barton Pine's New York debut at SymphonySpace

You can hear part of her New York début recital this evening on MASTERS of the BOW at 8pm GMT at http://www.cmgchat.co.cc when I will be playing the first movement of her Mendelssohn Violin Sonata that was the second item in her broadcast. And wonderful it is too, she plays the work in the grand st...
by violinland
Thu Sep 17, 2009 8:56 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Rachel Barton Pine's New York debut at SymphonySpace
Replies: 10
Views: 3556

Re: Rachel Barton Pine's New York debut at SymphonySpace

Last evening, it was 1 am in the morning actually, I tuned into the relay of Rachel Barton Pine's broadcast from SYMPHONY SPACE in NEW YORK to hear her New York debut recital. I have to say it was two hours of the most satisfying violin playing I have heard for a very long time. Rachel, introduced ...
by violinland
Wed Sep 16, 2009 11:14 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Anybody know anything about Oscar Levant...
Replies: 34
Views: 15431

Re: Anybody know anything about Oscar Levant...

He was one of the greats in his day. If you look at Lance's Gershwin list there are two recordings listed. If you look at my post on that thread there are more. TO have not heard Oscar is not to have lived. I hope you enjoy your new discovery. He appeared in the Al Jolson show many times playing sol...
by violinland
Wed Sep 16, 2009 8:11 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Rachel Barton Pine's New York debut at SymphonySpace
Replies: 10
Views: 3556

Rachel Barton Pine's New York debut at SymphonySpace

Last evening, it was 1 am in the morning actually, I tuned into the relay of Rachel Barton Pine's broadcast from SYMPHONY SPACE in NEW YORK to hear her New York debut recital. I have to say it was two hours of the most satisfying violin playing I have heard for a very long time. Rachel, introduced t...
by violinland
Wed Sep 16, 2009 7:02 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Do you still use cassettes?
Replies: 26
Views: 8716

Re: Do you still use cassettes?

Interesting topic. I am afraid I have kept all my mediums over a period of 68 years . They are cylinders 78s cassettes LPs and reel to reel. I am just about to buy a Summer House to take the overflow. As you can imagineit it is a big collection. Just in passing, I have found the the cassettes are ne...
by violinland
Wed Sep 16, 2009 6:51 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Favourite Gershwin "Rhapsody in Blue"
Replies: 77
Views: 17082

Re: Favourite Gershwin "Rhapsody in Blue"

I am doing a two part lecture on Gershwin here in the Liverpool Athenaeum and am at this moment putting together past two. On my desk are the 78s of Oscar Levant 's recording of Gershwin's Piano Concerto in F Kostolanetz and the NYPS. Absolutely brilliant and at the same time authentic. I also have ...
by violinland
Sun Aug 23, 2009 12:47 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: How do the Brits feel about their own Dame Myra Hess?
Replies: 21
Views: 3692

Re: How do the Brits feel about their own Dame Myra Hess?

I guess your standards for accompanists have been rather high ever since! Dear Donald I suppose it would be difficult to find any one better than Solomon. As you can appriciate the memory of that Sunday afternoon is still very vivid. On the other hand later on in my career I made friends with Toni ...
by violinland
Sun Aug 23, 2009 11:11 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: How do the Brits feel about their own Dame Myra Hess?
Replies: 21
Views: 3692

Re: How do the Brits feel about their own Dame Myra Hess?

Dame Myra is a pianistic icon for me. Solomon and Moiseiwitsch, too, both Brits. I rarely hear anybody talk about these three pianists. ["Am I the only one?"] Does the UK still hold these artists in high esteem? I hope so! No you are not! Dame Myra, lived in the next road to me and gave lessons and...
by violinland
Sat Aug 15, 2009 3:44 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: BBC Legends pours it on ...
Replies: 24
Views: 4216

Re: BBC Legends pours it on ...

LANCE Thank you for bringing the Suk to my attention. The definitive Dvorak has to be Suk and Ancerl. Not long ago I was introduced to him by Julius Karr Bertoli at a concert in which he played "Yesterday" I will never forget that night. I mentioned the recording and asked him which violin he used ...
by violinland
Sat Aug 15, 2009 3:33 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What's the feeling on violinist Takako Nishizaki?
Replies: 11
Views: 4006

Re: What's the feeling on violinist Takako Nishizaki?

LANCE I have two friends who work with Naxos, one researches 19C violin music and advises on things like Hanslip's Bazzini disc and on Kelvin's forthcoming Vieuxtemps salon pieces. We very often discuss this lady violinists and are all agreed she is outstanding possessed of a wonderful tone. When y...
by violinland
Fri Aug 14, 2009 3:38 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The first live recording thread
Replies: 7
Views: 3007

Re: The first live recording thread

Depends on what you mean by "live." If during an actual public performance of classical music, then DSzymborski has mentioned the earliest I've heard of, bits of Handel's "Israel in Egypt" in 1888: On note with cylinder: "A chorus of 4000 voices recorded with phonograph over 100 yards away". Compos...
by violinland
Thu Aug 13, 2009 6:46 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Whew - Lance tips over the 9000 post mark!
Replies: 13
Views: 2724

Re: Whew - Lance tips over the 9000 post mark!

Thank you, everyone - for all the nice comments. Just trying to run a good ship here with interesting bits of information. I think we are doing fine. We are all agreed that you do just that. You are the heart of CMG, keep it ticking for years to come. It is the best board on the internet. Thank you...
by violinland
Thu Aug 13, 2009 6:31 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Bach's solo Sonatas and Partitas - which version?
Replies: 77
Views: 19803

Re: Bach's Solo Sonats and Partitas - which version

LANCE I had forgotten all about the Heifetz Collection. The Robert Strub LP was a private LP and was issued many years before the Heifetz Collection. It was quite exclusive in 1972 as only a few were for sale. I have so many items on tape that at the time were practically unknown. Thank heaven that...
by violinland
Thu Aug 13, 2009 4:02 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Bach's solo Sonatas and Partitas - which version?
Replies: 77
Views: 19803

Re: Bach's Solo Sonats and Partitas - which version

LANCE Do you have the Heifetz Solo Bach issued in re-issued by Robert Staub It is of the the Heifetz Sonata in G minor recorded in London on December 11 1935 DB2721/2 and Partitia in D minor recorded on December 4 and 6, 1935 in London DB2723/6. I understand that these 78s were unissued. I can tell...
by violinland
Thu Aug 13, 2009 2:58 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The first live recording thread
Replies: 7
Views: 3007

The first live recording thread

When was the first live recording made of a musical event ? Looking at the posts so far I think my question needs clarifying. The question is now, what is the earliest live recording of a professional performance. A recordings not made in a studio. Melba's farewell is prime example but much later o...
by violinland
Thu Aug 13, 2009 2:54 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Bach's solo Sonatas and Partitas - which version?
Replies: 77
Views: 19803

Re: Bach's Solo Sonats and Partitas - which version

No. 1 for me is Josef Suk (EMI, recorded 1970). He just compels my attention and my interest. He has great soul, innigkeit . I am a great admirer of (the earlier) Szigeti, but as I recall I did not care for his set of Bach sonatas & partitas because of some intonation issues. Weren't they from abou...
by violinland
Thu Aug 13, 2009 2:45 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Bach's solo Sonatas and Partitas - which version?
Replies: 77
Views: 19803

Re: Bach's Solo Sonats and Partitas - which version

Our thread is going well, I am delighted. However, I would like more of you to tell us why you would choose or have already chosen your particular violinist. Some posters have of course . When we reach the end I shall post a link to my podcast where you can hear four violinists playing different mov...
by violinland
Thu Aug 13, 2009 8:22 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Bach's solo Sonatas and Partitas - which version?
Replies: 77
Views: 19803

Re: Bach's Solo Sonats and Partitas - which version

Thank you for this interesting challenge. Just to fuel the discussion my preferences (in global) go to: 1. Joseph Szigetti (1955-56) 2. Nathan Milstein (1954-56;1973) 3. Henryk Szering (1965;1967) 4. Oleg Kagan (1989 live). To name it piece by piece is a very interesting but demanding challenge - I...
by violinland
Thu Aug 13, 2009 6:35 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Bach's solo Sonatas and Partitas - which version?
Replies: 77
Views: 19803

Re: Bach's Solo Sonats and Partitas - which version

Donaldopato wrote:The classic Milstein DG recording is the only one with which I am intimately familiar. An almost aristocratic, maybe a bit old fashioned performance.... but what exquisite playing.
Without doubt an excellent choice I bought the LPs when they were issued
by violinland
Thu Aug 13, 2009 5:14 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Bach's solo Sonatas and Partitas - which version?
Replies: 77
Views: 19803

Bach's solo Sonatas and Partitas - which version?

You have made the decision, you have finally decided to buy the six Bach's Solo Sonatas and Partitas. Before you do this you must give it some thought. Who's complete version will you buy or will you buy the six played by different violinists, and why you have made your choice? Your choice is based ...