I'm preparing the final two movements of the Bach G minor sonata, and me and my teacher are at odds over whether to do the repeats. I think that they should be done, because Bach wrote them in, and he wouldn't write in anything that wasn't meant to be played. My teacher says that I shouldn't repeat because I can't do enough variation in the repeats. I say that the repeats are neccessary because it shows the modulation to the dominant, and the return to the tonic.
My question is: Do you consciously make a decision to repeat, or not to repeat, and if you do repeat what do you do for variation (if anything).
Any ideas from people who have played the G minor with repeats would be greatly appreciated, but anyone who's played a piece that has repeats written is welcome.
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