Bach: Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin, BWV 1001, 1002, 1003, 1004, 1005, 1006 (arr. Galbraith)

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COMPOSERS: Bach
LABELS: Delos
WORKS: Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin, BWV 1001, 1002, 1003, 1004, 1005, 1006 (arr. Galbraith)
PERFORMER: Paul Galbraith (guitar)
CATALOGUE NO: DE 3232
With his eight-stringed instrument Galbraith finds greater tonal depth than other guitarists (and violinists). Chords are richly voiced, lines sing at very slow tempi – try the magnificently concentrated Chaconne. Faster music has a firm pulse, more fluid in minor than major. Robert Maycock

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