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

Jesús Fernández

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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.

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