Printer-friendly version

Is the Bach's Chaconne the best piece for violin solo ever written?

Jesús Fernández

Written by
Published: October 4, 2012 at 2:54 PM [UTC]

Is the Bach's Chaconne the best piece for violin solo ever written? I think so. I never get tired of listening.

And I never get tired of (try) playing it.

And I love the Gidon Kremer version.


From Scott Slapin
Posted on October 4, 2012 at 9:27 PM
Yes! Yes it is.
From Thomas Cooper
Posted on October 5, 2012 at 1:02 AM
It is certainly the most respected.
From Corwin Slack
Posted on October 5, 2012 at 1:39 AM
Great music inspires: Busoni-Bach Chaconne
From Marc Butterlin
Posted on October 5, 2012 at 7:30 AM
I like this version, but Milstein's take on it is still my favourite.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yv5HmKomT7Y

From Jesús Fernández
Posted on October 5, 2012 at 8:03 AM
Ohhh, I didn't know the Busoni version. It's wonderful too.
From David Rowland
Posted on October 11, 2012 at 5:19 AM
Yes.

This entry has been archived and is no longer accepting comments.

Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Email

Violinist.com is made possible by...

Shar Music

Pirastro Strings

MyOngaku Practice App

Yamaha V3 Series Violin

Dimitri Musafia, Master Maker of Violin and Viola Cases

Metzler Violin Shop

Gliga Violins

Anne Akiko Meyers' Fantasia

Corilon Violins

Anderson Musical Instrument Insurance

Bobelock Cases

Fiddlerman.com

Fiddlershop

Nazareth Gevorkian Violins

Los Angeles Violin Shop

Violin Lab

Wangbow Violin Bow Workshop

Subscribe