Award winning Canadian violinist James Ehnes returns to the greatest body of work for solo violin: Bach's 6 Sonatas and Partitas. After many years of performing these masterpieces, it was lockdown 2020 that led to James recording the complete set at his home in Florida in the early hours of the morning. His interpretation of this music has changed over the years - he first recorded them in 2000 - and now at the height of his powers he delivers performances of superb musicianship that are sensitive and thoughtful, showcasing breath-taking technical prowess combined with great emotional power.
Award winning Canadian violinist James Ehnes returns to the greatest body of work for solo violin: Bach's 6 Sonatas and Partitas. After many years of performing these masterpieces, it was lockdown 2020 that led to James recording the complete set at his home in Florida in the early hours of the morning. His interpretation of this music has changed over the years - he first recorded them in 2000 - and now at the height of his powers he delivers performances of superb musicianship that are sensitive and thoughtful, showcasing breath-taking technical prowess combined with great emotional power.
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Bach: 6 Sonatas & Partitas for solo violin
Artist: James Ehnes
Format: CD
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1. Bach: Sonata No1 in G Min BWV1001 - I Adagio
2. Bach: Sonata No1 in G Min BWV1001 - II Fuga (Allegro)
3. Bach: Sonata No1 in G Min BWV1001 - III Siciliana
4. Bach: Sonata No1 in G Min BWV1001 - IV Presto
5. Bach: Partita No1 in B Min BWV1002 - I Allemanda
6. Bach: Partita No1 in B Min BWV1002 - II Double
7. Bach: Partita No1 in B Min BWV1002 - III Corrente
8. Bach: Partita No1 in B Min BWV1002 - IV Double (Presto)
9. Bach: Partita No1 in B Min BWV1002 - V Sarabande
10. Bach: Partita No1 in B Min BWV1002 - VI Double
11. Bach: Partita No1 in B Min BWV1002 - VII Tempo Di Borea
12. Bach: Partita No1 in B Min BWV1002 - VIII Double
13. Bach: Sonata No2 in a Min BWV1003 - I Grave
14. Bach: Sonata No2 in a Min BWV1003 - II Fuga
15. Bach: Sonata No2 in a Min BWV1003 - III Andante
16. Bach: Sonata No2 in a Min BWV1003 - IV Allegro
17. Bach: Partita No2 in D Min BWV1004 - I Allemanda
18. Bach: Partita No2 in D Min BWV1004 - II Corrente
19. Bach: Partita No2 in D Min BWV1004 - III Sarabanda
20. Bach: Partita No2 in D Min BWV1004 - IV Giga
21. Bach: Partita No2 in D Min BWV1004 - V Ciaccona
22. Bach: Sonata No3 in C Maj BWV1005 - I Adagio
23. Bach: Sonata No3 in C Maj BWV1005 - II Fuga
24. Bach: Sonata No3 in C Maj BWV1005 - III Largo
25. Bach: Sonata No3 in C Maj BWV1005 - IV Allegro Assai
26. Bach: Partita No3 in E Maj BWV1006 - I Preludio
27. Bach: Partita No3 in E Maj BWV1006 - II Loure
28. Bach: Partita No3 in E Maj BWV1006 - III Gavotte en Rondeau
29. Bach: Partita No3 in E Maj BWV1006 - IV Menuet I
30. Bach: Partita No3 in E Maj BWV1006 - V Menuet II
31. Bach: Partita No3 in E Maj BWV1006 - VI Bouree
32. Partita No3 in E Maj BWV1006 - VII Gigue

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Award winning Canadian violinist James Ehnes returns to the greatest body of work for solo violin: Bach's 6 Sonatas and Partitas. After many years of performing these masterpieces, it was lockdown 2020 that led to James recording the complete set at his home in Florida in the early hours of the morning. His interpretation of this music has changed over the years - he first recorded them in 2000 - and now at the height of his powers he delivers performances of superb musicianship that are sensitive and thoughtful, showcasing breath-taking technical prowess combined with great emotional power.