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J.S. Bach: Sonatas for Violin & Harpsichord, BWV 1014 - 1019a / Leila Schayegh, violin; Jorg Halubek, harpsichord

Audio Samples

  1. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in B Minor, BWV 1014: I. Adagio $0.99 on iTunes
  2. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in B Minor, BWV 1014: II. Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  3. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in B Minor, BWV 1014: III. Andante $0.99 on iTunes
  4. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in B Minor, BWV 1014: IV. Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  5. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in A Major, BWV 1015: I. Andante $0.99 on iTunes
  6. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in A Major, BWV 1015: II. Allegro assai $0.99 on iTunes
  7. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in A Major, BWV 1015: III. Andante un poco $0.99 on iTunes
  8. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in A Major, BWV 1015: IV. Presto $0.99 on iTunes
  9. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in E Major, BWV 1016: I. Adagio $0.99 on iTunes
  10. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in E Major, BWV 1016: II. Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  11. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in E Major, BWV 1016: III. Adagio ma non tanto $0.99 on iTunes
  12. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in E Major, BWV 1016: IV. Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  13. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in C Minor, BWV 1017: I. SiciliaNo. Largo $0.99 on iTunes
  14. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in C Minor, BWV 1017: II. Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  15. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in C Minor, BWV 1017: III. Adagio $0.99 on iTunes
  16. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in C Minor, BWV 1017: IV. Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  17. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in F Minor, BWV 1018: I. Largo $0.99 on iTunes
  18. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in F Minor, BWV 1018: II. Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  19. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in F Minor, BWV 1018: III. Adagio $0.99 on iTunes
  20. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in F Minor, BWV 1018: IV. Vivace $0.99 on iTunes
  21. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in G Major, BWV 1019: I. Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  22. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in G Major, BWV 1019: II. Largo $0.99 on iTunes
  23. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in G Major, BWV 1019: III. Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  24. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in G Major, BWV 1019: IV. Adagio $0.99 on iTunes
  25. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in G Major, BWV 1019: V. Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  26. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in G Major, BWV 1019a: I. Adagio $0.99 on iTunes
  27. J.S. Bach — Violin Sonata in G Major, BWV 1019a: II. Cantabile, ma un poco adagio $0.99 on iTunes

Notes & Reviews:

Two rising stars in today's firmament of Baroque music performance, Leila Schayegh and Jrg Halubek, join forces to record one of the major challenges in their joint repertory: the six Bach Violin Sonatas, BWV 1014-1019. The collection's title, Sei Suonate Cembalo certato Violino Solo, reflects the close partnership demanded of the violin and harpsichord players, with Bach moving away from the idea of continuo support for a solo instrument and constantly making new technical demands on the musicians and thereby approaching the concept of the triosonata. Completed by around 1725, most of these richly- characterful works combine the slow-fast-slow- fast sequence of movements found in Italian works and a cantabile tone with elements of German contrapuntal style. The artistic partnership of Schayegh and Halubek, now in its tenth year, has seen them record chamber music by Jean-Marie Leclair, CPE Bach and Giovanni Mossi but the Bach Violin Sonatas represents their first joint recording for Glossa (Schayegh took part in the recent much-acclaimed recording of Caldara Trio Sonatas, Op 1 with Amandine Beyer for the label, as well as regularly having featured on many of La Risonanza's Glossa releases). As Schayegh and Habulek mention in their shared booklet essay guiding the listener through the Violin Sonatas (and through the 12 represented keys which are also reflected in the set's graphic design), they have added two movements from the earlier version of the final Sonata, BWV 1019a as a kind of cheerful and delightful encore.

Early Music Review, 10th January 2016
These two performers give us an exciting yet sensitive and generally tasteful interpretation of the sonatas ... The bonus on the disc is the addition of the two alternative earlier movements of Sonata VI. On balance, this is a recording that is well worth the investment.

Gramophone Magazine, March 2016
[Schayegh] tackles repertoire that is not only considerably higher in quality but which also has a discography which features most of the best Baroque violinists of the last 40 years. That she does so with distinction is testament to her secure technique and shining tone... as well as to the clear vision she and Halubek share of how each of the sonata expresses itself... this recording is a true joy.



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