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Andrew McGregor -Record Review

Bach’s Violin Concerto in E in Building a Library with Mark Lowther and Andrew McGregor

New classical releases, including Harriet Smith on chamber music, and in Building a Library, Mark Lowther recommends a recording of Bach’s Violin Concerto in E, BWV1042. Program presented by Andrew McGregor.

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Building a Library
Another chance to hear Mark Lowther discussing the available recordings of Bach’s Violin Concerto in E major, BWV 1042 and making a recommendation.

Johann Sebastian Bach’s E major Concerto is one of the evergreen concertos of the violin repertoire, its three movements and based on the Venetian concerto model made famous by Vivaldi.

Harriet Smith has been listening to recent chamber music recordings.

Record of the Week
Andrew recommends an outstanding new release.

Grieg: The Violin Sonatas

Eldbjørg Hemsing (violin)

Simon Trpčeski (piano)

BIS BIS-2456 (SACD Hybrid)