- Violin Sonatas.
These recordings of Mozart’s Complete Sonatas for Keyboard and Violin have received countless awards, including multiple Diapason d’Or awards and Gramophone Editor’s Choices, and hailed as ‘benchmark’ recordings. they are now packaged in a single album.
Performed by Rachel Podger (violin) and Gary Cooper (fortepiano).
Jonathan Freeman-Attwood, producer, wrote:
“Finally, one asks why there hasn’t previously been a complete recording on historical instruments. From my ‘privileged’ position as listener-in-chief, I can tell you it is because no pair can make such transparent and difficult music sound so effortless, elegant, witty, emotionally persuasive and enjoyable.”
Here is the Bach Double Violin Concerto BWV 1043 D minor, with Rachel Podger and Andrew Manze, violins:
And next, here is Rachel Podger, playing and talking about Bach Violin Concerti:
Finally, here is the W. A. Mozart Sonata for keyboard and violin in C major, KV 404 (385d):
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