J.S. Bach - Concerto for Two Violins (Combattimento)

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Bach: Concerto for Two Violins, BWV 1043 - Combattimento - Live concert HD

Combattimento speelt Bachs 'Concert voor twee violen en strijkers, BWV 1043' in Het Zondagochtend Concert.

Op het programma:
Bach: Concert voor twee violen en strijkers, BWV 1043

De uitvoerenden:
Combattimento, bestaande uit:
Reinier Reijngoud [viool]
Quirine van Hoek [viool]
Johan Olof [viool]
Marjolijn Boersma [viool]
Marjolein Dispa [altviool]
Wouter Mijnders [cello]
Erik Olsman [contrabas]
Sören Leupold [chitarrone]
Pieter Dirksen [klavecimbel]

Opname: het Zondagochtend Concert van 25 december 2016, in Het Concertgebouw te Amsterdam.


The Concerto for Two Violins, Strings, and Continuo in D minor, BWV 1043, also known as the Double Violin Concerto, is perhaps one of the most famous works by J. S. Bach and considered among the best examples of the work of the late Baroque period. Bach may have written it between 1717 and 1723 when he was the Kapellmeister at the court of Anhalt-Köthen, Germany, though the work's performance materials for the Ordinaire Concerten that Bach ran as the Director of the Collegium Musicum in Leipzig are dated c. 1730-31. Later in 1739, in Leipzig, he created an arrangement for two harpsichords, transposed into C minor, BWV 1062. In addition to the two soloists, the concerto is scored for strings and basso continuo.

The concerto is characterized by the subtle yet expressive relationship between the violins throughout the work. The musical structure of this piece uses fugal imitation and much counterpoint.

The concerto comprises three movements:
Largo ma non tanto
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