In the 4th bar of the Adagio, almost every violinist I've heard on record will link the "ddg-f#" with the "a" before digging into the "dc gdb" chords that follow. I've read in a thick history of violin playing (blast me if I remember the title and author) that the phrasing "ddg-f# a / dc gdb" is incorrect and should be played "ddg-f# / a dc gdb". Any thoughts on this?
PS: Feel free to point out other places of dubious articulation in S&P and discuss them here.
PPS: the book is David D. Boyden's "The History of Violin Playing from Its Origins to 1761: and Its Relationship to the Violin and Violin Music".
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