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Elke Meier
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I love Henry Szeryng playing Bach. I have not heard anyone play it more convincingly - well, at least to my not very sofisticated musical taste. He just has the kind of intensity/tempo/dynamics that completely resonate with me. I have a recording of him of the Sonatas and Partitias which is one of my favorite records. A week ago I found a recording of him of the Sonatas (BWV 1014 and following). Today it arrived. I can't read the label as it is in Japanese :), but the music is just absolutely beautiful!
Elke Meier
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Posted: November 7, 2018
Last Comment: November 7, 2018

Beth Blackerby
Posted: November 7, 2018
Elke, all my life my teachers have idolized the Szeryng Bach recordings. I think I need to listen to them again. Lesley I agree about Gidon Kremer's recordings. He's for sure one of my all time favorite interpreter. He's not afraid to really take chances with style.

Posted: November 7, 2018
I'm going to have to give him a listen! To date my all-time favourite for the Sonatas and Partidas has been Gidon Kremer. It will be interesting to compare.