Editors’ Notes Few violinists can move between a modern instrument and a period one with such ease—not to mention with such an idiomatic approach to so many styles of music—as Isabelle Faust. Following her award-winning set of the Mozart violin concertos, the German is joined by the ever-stylish keyboard player Kristian Bezuidenhout for Bach’s sonatas for violin and harpsichord. Both instruments sound magnificent, and these two great players bring breathtaking invention and imagination to the six sonatas. The humanity and warmth of Bach’s music is extraordinary, especially when played with the passion and flair encountered here.

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Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 1 in B Minor, BWV 1014
Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 1 in B Minor, BWV 1014: I. Adagio
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Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 1 in B Minor, BWV 1014: II. Allegro
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Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 1 in B Minor, BWV 1014: III. Andante
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Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 1 in B Minor, BWV 1014: IV. Allegro
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Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 2 in A Major, BWV 1015
Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 2 in A Major, BWV 1015: I. [Largo]
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Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 2 in A Major, BWV 1015: II. Allegro
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Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 2 in A Major, BWV 1015: III. Andante un poco
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Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 2 in A Major, BWV 1015: IV. Presto
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Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 3 in E Major, BWV 1016
Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 3 in E Major, BWV 1016: I. Adagio
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Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 3 in E Major, BWV 1016: II. Allegro
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Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 3 in E Major, BWV 1016: III. Adagio ma non tanto
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Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 3 in E Major, BWV 1016: IV. Allegro
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Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 4 in C Minor, BWV 1017
Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 4 in C Minor, BWV 1017: I. Largo
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Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 4 in C Minor, BWV 1017: II. Allegro
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Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 4 in C Minor, BWV 1017: III. Adagio
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Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 4 in C Minor, BWV 1017: IV. Allegro
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Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 5 in F Minor, BWV 1018
Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 5 in F Minor, BWV 1018: I. [Largo]
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Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 5 in F Minor, BWV 1018: II. Allegro
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Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 5 in F Minor, BWV 1018: III. Adagio
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Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 5 in F Minor, BWV 1018: IV. Vivace
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Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 6 in G Major, BWV 1019
Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 6 in G Major, BWV 1019: I. Allegro
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Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 6 in G Major, BWV 1019: II. Largo
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Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 6 in G Major, BWV 1019: III. Allegro
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Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 6 in G Major, BWV 1019: IV. Adagio
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Sonata for Violin & Harpsichord No. 6 in G Major, BWV 1019: V. Allegro
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