Bach: Partita in E major, Preludio

Master Classes | Jordi Savall, Violin
Bt_movie_not_in_use Machine-like bowing is too automatic, flexibility is important to give sense of improvisation 00h:03m:52s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Wrist is key to softer articulation 00h:07m:16s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Preparation of the bow 00h:10m:47s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Preludes act as introduction to key of suite 00h:15m:58s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Appropriate tempo 00h:20m:17s


Viol Soloist Jordi Savall works with Will Haapaniemi on a more improvisatory approach to interpreting Bach's E major Partita Preludio, BWV 1006.

Composers:
Johann Sebastian Bach

Instruments:
Viol (Viola da gamba) and Violin



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Jordi Savall
Violin

Jordi Savall is a Viola da gamba player & conductor from Catalunya. He has been one of the major figures in Early Music since the 1970s, and he has been a major exponent of solo viola da gamba performance as well as various innovative approaches to ensemble. Mr. Savall’s repertory ranges from the medieval era to the French baroque and beyond. Since 1973, he has been a teacher at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. His work in teaching, research and as a concert performer makes him one of the main figures in the process of revaluation of historical music which is happening in Europe.