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Viktoria Mullova Interview

Lucie Skeaping talks to celebrated Russian virtuoso violinist Viktoria Mullova about her reinvigorated passion for Bach and partitas and sonatas for solo violin. Mullova explains that her approach to Bach is now very different from the one she took 15 or 20 years before. Her style is much more free and allows the pieces to breathe and rest, instead of being constrained by what has previously been thought of as the Baroque fashion.

Playlist:

Bach: Partita No 3 in E, BWV1006 (Gigue)
Viktoria Mullova (violin)
ONYX 4040
CD2, Tr 16

Bach: Sonata No 1 in G minor, BWV1001 (Adagio)
Viktoria Mullova (violin)
ONYX 4040
CD1, Tr 1

Bach: Partita No 1 in B minor, BWV1002 (Double: Presto)
Viktoria Mullova (violin)
ONYX 4040
CD1, Tr 8

Bach: Partita No 1 in B minor, BWV1002 (Tempo di Borea; Double)
Viktoria Mullova (violin)
ONYX 4040
CD1, Trs 11-12

Bach: Sonata No 2 in A minor, BWV1003 (Andante)
Viktoria Mullova (violin)
ONYX 4040
CD1, Tr 15

Bach: Partita No 2 in D minor, BWV1004 (Sarabande and Giga)
Viktoria Mullova (violin)
ONYX 4040
CD2, Trs 3, 4

Bach: Sonata No 3 in C, BWV1005 (Fuga)
Viktoria Mullova (violin)
ONYX 4040
CD2, Tr 7

Bach: Partita No 3 in E, BWV1006 (Bourree)
Viktoria Mullova (violin)
ONYX 4040
CD2, Tr 15.

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1 hour

Last on

Sun 3 May 2009 13:00