Violin Sonata no. 3 in C major, BWV 1005

Johann Sebastian Bach finished his Sonata for solo Violin in C major, BWV 1005 in 1720. It was completed together with the rest of the Sonatas and partitas for solo Violin, a set of works that helped to establish the character and technical capabilities of the violin as a solo instrument. The whole set was published in 1802 by Simrock, and largely ignored until celebrated violinist Joseph Joachim started performing them, thus helping them become basic pieces in the solo violin repertoire. The Sonata for solo Violin, BWV 1005, is a work ... more

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