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Bach: Violin Concertos
Isabelle Faust, violin
Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
This recording featuring Isabelle Faust and Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin explores works by Johann Sebastian Bach that were, in one form or another, originally written or conceived as violin showpieces. Along with the famous Violin Concertos BWV 1041-43, a selection of overtures, trio sonatas, and concertos now associated with other instruments, are performed here on violin as the composer intended. These works serve as a reminder that the author of "The Well-Tempered Clavier" was also a virtuoso violinist. BELOW: Excerpts of Faust working with Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin.
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March 18, 2019 at 11:33 AM · This is such an amazing album she has been my favorite violinist for about a year and ever album never disappoints. It’s up there with the brecon baroque and Rachel Podger recordings of Bach concerti