Bach by Bell…

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
    arr. Mendelssohn/Milone
  • Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV1068: Air (‘Air on a G String’)
  • Gavotte (Rondeau) from Partita No. 3 in E major BWV1006
    arr. Schumann/Milone

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:


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