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J S Bach
Violin Concertos -
heard by
GERALD FENECH

'Manze and Podger give free reign to Bach's poetic inspiration ...'

Bach Solo & Double Violin Concertos. © 2016 harmonia mundi sas

'In his youth and well into old age, he played the violin with a clear, penetrating tone.' This telling description by J S Bach's son Carl Philipp Emanuel is proof enough of Bach's predilection for this instrument, and C P E even goes on to say that his father felt better able to direct an orchestra from the violin than from the keyboard. In view of all this, it is therefore no surprise that Bach's output includes a substantial number of pieces for the violin, four of which are included on this recording...

Copyright © 8 August 2016 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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BACH VIOLIN CONCERTOS - ACADEMY OF ANCIENT MUSIC

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

HARMONIA MUNDI

LONDON

UNITED KINGDOM

GERMANY

VIOLIN MUSIC

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