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J.S. Bach: Sonatas for Violin and Harpsichord

Isabelle Faust - Kristian Bezuidenhout

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The six Sonatas for Violin and Obbligato Harpsichord BWV 1014-1019 (“obbligato” – compulsory – means the keyboard is fully scored, as opposed to basso continuo for which only the bass is scored, the rest being left to the discretion of the performer, who improvises) are some of these works that Bach kept revisiting and reworking. The oldest remaining source – from around 1725, through one of his nephews – already highlights the will to make these compositions evolve by refining them with successive adjustments. The work underwent another overhaul in Agricola’s manuscript, around 1741, while a copy made around 1750 by Altnickol reveals a third cycle status. An observation made by the musician’s second youngest son, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach – “He wrote these trios just before his end” – seems to have been interpreted as proof that Bach was still working on these sonatas in the last years of his life. This new recording by Isabelle Faust, a great specialist of baroque interpretation, and Christian Bezuidenhout on the harpsichord, discretely reveals the extraordinary richness of these works’ three-voice writing, that resembles the format of a trio sonata. © SM/Qobuz

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Sonata No. 1 in B minor for Violin and Harpsichord, BWV 1014 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

1
I. Adagio
00:03:10

Isabelle Faust, Violin (Jacobus Stainer, 1658) - Kristian Bezuidenhout, Harpsichord (John Phillips / 2008, after Heinrich Gräbner / 1722) - Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer

harmonia mundi harmonia mundi

2
II. Allegro
00:02:56

Isabelle Faust, Violin (Jacobus Stainer, 1658) - Kristian Bezuidenhout, Harpsichord (John Phillips / 2008, after Heinrich Gräbner / 1722) - Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer

harmonia mundi harmonia mundi

3
III. Andante
00:02:50

Isabelle Faust, Violin (Jacobus Stainer, 1658) - Kristian Bezuidenhout, Harpsichord (John Phillips / 2008, after Heinrich Gräbner / 1722) - Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer

harmonia mundi harmonia mundi

4
IV. Allegro
00:03:08

Isabelle Faust, Violin (Jacobus Stainer, 1658) - Kristian Bezuidenhout, Harpsichord (John Phillips / 2008, after Heinrich Gräbner / 1722) - Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer

harmonia mundi harmonia mundi

Sonata No. 2 in A Major for Violin and Harpsichord, BWV 1015 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

5
I. [Largo]
00:02:58

Isabelle Faust, Violin (Jacobus Stainer, 1658) - Kristian Bezuidenhout, Harpsichord (John Phillips / 2008, after Heinrich Gräbner / 1722) - Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer

harmonia mundi harmonia mundi

6
II. Allegro
00:02:56

Isabelle Faust, Violin (Jacobus Stainer, 1658) - Kristian Bezuidenhout, Harpsichord (John Phillips / 2008, after Heinrich Gräbner / 1722) - Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer

harmonia mundi harmonia mundi

7
III. Andante un poco
00:02:42

Isabelle Faust, Violin (Jacobus Stainer, 1658) - Kristian Bezuidenhout, Harpsichord (John Phillips / 2008, after Heinrich Gräbner / 1722) - Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer

harmonia mundi harmonia mundi

8
IV. Presto
00:04:12

Isabelle Faust, Violin (Jacobus Stainer, 1658) - Kristian Bezuidenhout, Harpsichord (John Phillips / 2008, after Heinrich Gräbner / 1722) - Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer

harmonia mundi harmonia mundi

Sonata No. 3 in E Major for Violin and Harpsichord, BWV 1016 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

9
I. Adagio
00:03:45

Isabelle Faust, Violin (Jacobus Stainer, 1658) - Kristian Bezuidenhout, Harpsichord (John Phillips / 2008, after Heinrich Gräbner / 1722) - Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer

harmonia mundi harmonia mundi

10
II. Allegro
00:02:58

Isabelle Faust, Violin (Jacobus Stainer, 1658) - Kristian Bezuidenhout, Harpsichord (John Phillips / 2008, after Heinrich Gräbner / 1722) - Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer

harmonia mundi harmonia mundi

11
III. Adagio ma non tanto
00:04:10

Isabelle Faust, Violin (Jacobus Stainer, 1658) - Kristian Bezuidenhout, Harpsichord (John Phillips / 2008, after Heinrich Gräbner / 1722) - Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer

harmonia mundi harmonia mundi

12
IV. Allegro
00:03:40

Isabelle Faust, Violin (Jacobus Stainer, 1658) - Kristian Bezuidenhout, Harpsichord (John Phillips / 2008, after Heinrich Gräbner / 1722) - Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer

harmonia mundi harmonia mundi

DISC 2

Sonata No. 4 in C minor for Violin and Harpsichord, BWV 1017 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

1
I. Largo
00:04:01

Isabelle Faust, Violin (Jacobus Stainer, 1658) - Kristian Bezuidenhout, Harpsichord (John Phillips / 2008, after Heinrich Gräbner / 1722) - Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer

harmonia mundi harmonia mundi

2
II. Allegro
00:04:47

Isabelle Faust, Violin (Jacobus Stainer, 1658) - Kristian Bezuidenhout, Harpsichord (John Phillips / 2008, after Heinrich Gräbner / 1722) - Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer

harmonia mundi harmonia mundi

3
III. Adagio
00:02:43

Isabelle Faust, Violin (Jacobus Stainer, 1658) - Kristian Bezuidenhout, Harpsichord (John Phillips / 2008, after Heinrich Gräbner / 1722) - Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer

harmonia mundi harmonia mundi

4
IV. Allegro
00:04:44

Isabelle Faust, Violin (Jacobus Stainer, 1658) - Kristian Bezuidenhout, Harpsichord (John Phillips / 2008, after Heinrich Gräbner / 1722) - Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer

harmonia mundi harmonia mundi

Sonata No. 5 in F minor for Violin and Harpsichord, BWV 1018 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

5
I. [Largo]
00:06:23

Isabelle Faust, Violin (Jacobus Stainer, 1658) - Kristian Bezuidenhout, Harpsichord (John Phillips / 2008, after Heinrich Gräbner / 1722) - Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer

harmonia mundi harmonia mundi

6
II. Allegro
00:04:38

Isabelle Faust, Violin (Jacobus Stainer, 1658) - Kristian Bezuidenhout, Harpsichord (John Phillips / 2008, after Heinrich Gräbner / 1722) - Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer

harmonia mundi harmonia mundi

7
III. Adagio
00:02:22

Isabelle Faust, Violin (Jacobus Stainer, 1658) - Kristian Bezuidenhout, Harpsichord (John Phillips / 2008, after Heinrich Gräbner / 1722) - Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer

harmonia mundi harmonia mundi

8
IV. Vivace
00:02:30

Isabelle Faust, Violin (Jacobus Stainer, 1658) - Kristian Bezuidenhout, Harpsichord (John Phillips / 2008, after Heinrich Gräbner / 1722) - Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer

harmonia mundi harmonia mundi

Sonata No. 6 in G Major for Violin and Harpsichord, BWV 1019 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

9
I. Allegro
00:03:22

Isabelle Faust, Violin (Jacobus Stainer, 1658) - Kristian Bezuidenhout, Harpsichord (John Phillips / 2008, after Heinrich Gräbner / 1722) - Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer

harmonia mundi harmonia mundi

10
II. Largo
00:01:32

Isabelle Faust, Violin (Jacobus Stainer, 1658) - Kristian Bezuidenhout, Harpsichord (John Phillips / 2008, after Heinrich Gräbner / 1722) - Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer

harmonia mundi harmonia mundi

11
III. Allegro
00:04:37

Isabelle Faust, Violin (Jacobus Stainer, 1658) - Kristian Bezuidenhout, Harpsichord (John Phillips / 2008, after Heinrich Gräbner / 1722) - Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer

harmonia mundi harmonia mundi

12
IV. Adagio
00:02:59

Isabelle Faust, Violin (Jacobus Stainer, 1658) - Kristian Bezuidenhout, Harpsichord (John Phillips / 2008, after Heinrich Gräbner / 1722) - Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer

harmonia mundi harmonia mundi

13
V. Allegro
00:03:22

Isabelle Faust, Violin (Jacobus Stainer, 1658) - Kristian Bezuidenhout, Harpsichord (John Phillips / 2008, after Heinrich Gräbner / 1722) - Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer

harmonia mundi harmonia mundi

Album Description

The six Sonatas for Violin and Obbligato Harpsichord BWV 1014-1019 (“obbligato” – compulsory – means the keyboard is fully scored, as opposed to basso continuo for which only the bass is scored, the rest being left to the discretion of the performer, who improvises) are some of these works that Bach kept revisiting and reworking. The oldest remaining source – from around 1725, through one of his nephews – already highlights the will to make these compositions evolve by refining them with successive adjustments. The work underwent another overhaul in Agricola’s manuscript, around 1741, while a copy made around 1750 by Altnickol reveals a third cycle status. An observation made by the musician’s second youngest son, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach – “He wrote these trios just before his end” – seems to have been interpreted as proof that Bach was still working on these sonatas in the last years of his life. This new recording by Isabelle Faust, a great specialist of baroque interpretation, and Christian Bezuidenhout on the harpsichord, discretely reveals the extraordinary richness of these works’ three-voice writing, that resembles the format of a trio sonata. © SM/Qobuz

Details of original recording : Recorded August 18-24, 2016, Teldex Studio Berlin

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