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  • n. Plural form of partita.


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  • Any given week, he says, he will play through all the sonatas and partitas.

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  • "Last year, I was lucky to play Bach's solo sonatas and partitas as part of Miller Theatre's lunchtime programs at Columbia University's Philosophy Hall," she says.

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  • After a period of purism, pianists like András Schiff, Murray Perahia and Richard Goode are successfully reclaiming the music of Bach; it's amazing that as wide-ranging a player as Vladimir Ashkenazy has never tackled the wonderful partitas before.

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  • Vladimir Ashkenazy's offers an effortlessly virtuosic reading of Bach's partitas, says Nicholas Kenyon

    Bach: The Art of Fugue, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin – review

  • At times, he sounded like a demented player of Bach partitas gone all Philip Glass, with occasional hints of bluegrass and Eastern flavors.

    Spoleto Italy: A Lone Violinist at the Teatro Romano - ArtsBeat Blog -

  • One hundred different works is entirely possible, but my suspicion is that if one work did come out ahead it would be the Chaconne from the second of Bach's unaccompanied violin partitas.

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  • I've seen this happen before in 2004 in a solo recital of Bach's solo violin sonatas and partitas given by Christian Tetzlaff.

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  • This year, he released his first studio recording since 2005, of Bach's Partitas No. 2, 3 and 4, and on this tour he will play varied programs featuring one of the partitas, Beethoven's "Appassionata" sonata, a good dose of Chopin and in some places a Mozart sonata.

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  • I went in planning to get the Bach because I think the partitas are glorious, but then I wandered into the music section and was lost for an hour or so.

    on reflection...

  • Of course, you can't go wrong with Bach for stringed instruments, either: the 'cello suites, the sonatas and partitas for solo violin, and the lute music -- there is also a very fine, recent release of Segovia Bach transcriptions on Deutsche Grammophon.

    Music to read by: the suggestions.


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