Three hundred years later, Bach's solo works (BWV 1001-6) are still considered technically superb. Considering that nearly 100% of the technique materials used nowadays in our standard workout were written after Bach, I wonder what resources Bach himself had in those days to become so accomplished and what were the steps one had to go through before playing his works in those days. Tartini is the only famous name I can remember to be an author of technical books, still I don't know if they were readily available then. Who else was there?
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