Solo Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Minor - J. S. Bach, BWV 1003

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Uploaded on Jun 4, 2019

Johann Sebastian Bach's violin sonatas each follow the form of the Corellian sonata da chiesa: a slow prelude, a quicker fugal movement, another slow, lyrical movement, and lastly a fast finale, which in the violin sonatas is a perpetuum mobile. Bach performed the impossible with his unaccompanied works, writing dense counterpoint and fugal passages on a four-stringed, monophonic instrument. The second violin sonata is especially remarkable for its third movement, in which the soloist performs a calm aria while providing a pulsing bass line simultaneously.

I. Grave
II. Fuga
III. Andante
IV. Allegro

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The original sheet music can be found here: https://imslp.org/wiki/6_Violin_Sonatas_and_Partitas,_BWV_1001-1006_(Bach,_Johann_Sebastian)
Original audio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z22HD0Zomfc

johann sebastian bach solo violin sonata a minor grave fugue fuga andante allegro baroque classical

Pages 7
Duration 19:14
Measures 399
Key signature natural
Parts 1
Part names Violin
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