Bach For Violin

Midori Seiler, Jos van Immerseel - Beethoven: Complete Sonatas for Violin and Piano (2012) (Repost)

Midori Seiler, Jos van Immerseel - Beethoven: Complete Sonatas for Violin and Piano (2012)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 03:53:58 | 1,07 Gb
Genre: Classical | Label: Zig-Zag Territoires | Catalog: ZZT307

Period-instrument performances of Beethoven's violin sonatas aren't too common; they pose thorny problems of balance even beyond the question of whether Beethoven wouldn't have preferred modern instruments if he could have had them. But this superbly musical set by violinist Midori Seiler, playing an Italian Baroque violin of unknown manufacture, and fortepianist Jos van Immerseel, on a copy of an entirely appropriate Viennese Walter piano, may well redefine the standard for these works.
James Ehnes - Bartók: Works for Violin & Piano, Vol. 2 (2013) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

James Ehnes - Bartók: Works for Violin & Piano, Vol. 2 (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 77:50 minutes | 869 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

James Ehnes has previously explored Béla Bartók’s concertos for violin and for viola, to great acclaim. This album is the second in his equally successful survey of Bartók’s chamber music for the violin. His accompanist, once more, is Andrew Armstrong, a pianist praised by critics for his passionate expression and dazzling technique.
Gil Shaham - J.S. Bach: Sonatas & Partitas for Violin (2015) [Official Digital Download]

Gil Shaham - J.S. Bach: Sonatas & Partitas for Violin
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | 117:20 min | 1.23 GB | Digital booklet
Label: Canary Classics | Tracks: 31 | Rls.date: 2015

J.S. Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin are considered by many as the pinnacle of musical achievement, arguably the composer’s most demanding and emotionally penetrating works. After living with, reading about, listening to and playing these seminal works for over 30 years Gil Shaham offers a fresh and vital new perspective on these works, undertaken in 2014 as part of his Artist-in-Residence with Symphonieorchester des Bayerischer Rundfunk.
Lucy Russell & John Butt - J.S. Bach; Sonatas for violin & harpsichord (2015) [TR24][OF]

Lucy Russell & John Butt - J.S. Bach; Sonatas for violin & harpsichord
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 85:07 min | 1.60 GB | Digital booklet
Label: Linn Records | Tracks: 25 | Rls.date: 2015

Lucy Russell and John Butt, whose collaborations in the multi-award-winning Dunedin Consort bear testimony to their proficiency, here perform Bach's six Sonatas for violin and harpsichord, works which effortlessly encompass an astonishingly diverse spectrum of mood and character. This new recording is a delight of softly spoken wonder.

Midori Seiler - Bach: The Violin Sonatas (2016) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Jan. 9, 2017
Midori Seiler - Bach: The Violin Sonatas (2016) [TR24][OF]

Midori Seiler - Bach: The Violin Sonatas
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | 68:01 min | 676 MB | Digital booklet
Label: Berlin Classics | Tracks: 12 | Rls.date: 2016

Midori Seiler has established a multifaceted career on the concert stage, appearing as soloist, chamber player, and concertmistress with several major orchestras. She is one of the busier violinists in Europe, not simply because her highly successful concert activity has also led her into the recording studio, but owing to her teaching duties at the Liszt School of Music in Weimar and her schedule of master classes at various European locations.
Richard Kapp, Mela Tenenbaum - J.S. Bach: Sonatas for Violin and Piano (1999)

Richard Kapp, Mela Tenenbaum - J.S. Bach: Sonatas for Violin and Piano (1999)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:25:34 | 431 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: ESS.A.Y. | Catalog: 1066

This two-CD set is actually part of an ambitious undertaking: ESS.A.Y Recordings recorded these sonatas in two different versions, this one featuring Ms. Tenenbaum on a modern violin and accompanied by a modern piano played by Richard Kapp; the other recording (reviewed below) features Ms. Tenenbaum playing an older violin and accompanied by a harpsichord played by Gerald Ranck.
Isabelle Faust - J.S. Bach: Reconstructed Violin Concertos (2000)

Isabelle Faust - J.S. Bach: Reconstructed Violin Concertos (2000)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 51:38 | 296 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Haenssler | Catalog: 92138

None of these reconstructions are included in Teldec’s Bach 2000, although the better-known ‘originals’ obviously are. The real newcomer is the Sinfonia, BWV1045 (5'34'') ‘to an unknown cantata’ which – as befits a BWV number that immediately precedes the First Brandenburg Concerto – is rumbustious, festive and thematically likeable. Time and again I could sense allusions to other Bach instrumental pieces, though the soloist’s ceaseless arpeggiating is sometimes a distraction. We’re told it’s authentic (the manuscript source suggests a violin concerto in the making) but something about its harmonic language doesn’t quite ring true, though that reaction might well be due to lack of familiarity.
Viktoria Mullova, Bruno Canino - Bach: Sonatas for Violin & Piano (1993)

Viktoria Mullova, Bruno Canino - Bach: Sonatas for Violin & Piano (1993)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log, scans) | Covers Included | 55:46 | 248 MB
Genre: Baroque | Label: Philips Classics | Catalog: 434 084-2

The pellucid simplicity of Bruno Canino's pianoplaying is the perfect partner for the fine silver of Viktoria Mullova's violin playing. Here it is at its most refined, even its most austere. The Adagio of the B minor Sonata contains absolutely nothing extraneous to a perception of the melody's own contours: no gloss of dynamic or movement, just a sense of totally secure accomplishment, sophisticated timbre and phrasing.
J.S. Bach Concerto for Violin and Oboe in C minor BWV 1060 (Kremer, Holliger) (2008)

J.S. Bach Concerto for Violin and Oboe in C minor BWV 1060 (Kremer, Holliger) (2008)
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | HQ Full Scan | 42:57 | 228 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Philips
Keith Jarrett & Michelle Makarski – Johann Sebastian Bach: Six Sonatas for Violin and Piano (2013) {2CD ECM New Series}

Keith Jarrett & Michelle Makarski – Johann Sebastian Bach: Six Sonatas for Violin and Piano (2013) {2CD ECM New Series}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 444 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 223 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 34 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2013 ECM Records | ECM New Series | ECM 2230/31
Classical / Baroque / Chamber Music

Jazz pianist Keith Jarrett has recorded Bach before, on both piano and harpsichord. His interpretations are not jazz versions of Bach but are played straight. In this case you might say relatively straight, for Bach's sonatas for violin and keyboard, BWV 1014-1019, were written for a harpsichord and are generally played that way; somehow the ear is jarred more by the piano here than in Bach's solo keyboard music (which Jarrett has also recorded). Jarrett fans will find the evidence of his characteristic style not in rhythmic inflections toward jazz but in his way of sustaining notes, which is never excessive.