The selections on this recording are:
Bach, J S:
- Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, BWV1041
- Violin Concerto No. 2 in E major, BWV1042
- Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV1004: Chaconne
- Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV1068: Air (‘Air on a G String’)
- Gavotte (Rondeau) from Partita No. 3 in E major BWV1006
Performed by Joshua Bell (violin), with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
Violinist Joshua Bell continues as Music Director and Conductor of the world-renowned ensemble, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, this time with Bell also as a soloist in the music of Johann Sebastian Bach.
Gramophone Magazine wrote:
“such is Bell’s particular brand of ease with which he mixes traditional sensibility with the lighter articulations and gestures of recent tastes that one is instantly spellbound… “
Here is Joshua Bell in a concerto by Bach: