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Columbia originally hired the Bolivian-American violinist Jaime Laredo for this recording before asking Gould to play the piano part. The collaboration dovetailed so smoothly that Gould proposed further projects: the Grieg and Strauss sonatas and the two Busoni sonatas. Unfortunately, the recordings never materialized.

Bach: The Six Sonatas for Violin and Harpsichord

Released: 1976

    Disc 1

  1. Sonata No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1014: I. Adagio
  2. Sonata No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1014: II. Allegro
  3. Sonata No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1014: III. Andante
  4. Sonata No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1014: IV. Allegro
  5. Sonata No. 2 in A Major, BWV 1015: I. [without tempo indication]
  6. Sonata No. 2 in A Major, BWV 1015: II. Allegro assai
  7. Sonata No. 2 in A Major, BWV 1015: III. Andante un poco
  8. Sonata No. 2 in A Major, BWV 1015: IV. Presto
  9. Sonata No. 3 in E Major, BWV 1016: I. Adagio
  10. Sonata No. 3 in E Major, BWV 1016: II. Allegro
  11. Sonata No. 3 in E Major, BWV 1016: III. Adagio ma non tanto
  12. Sonata No. 3 in E Major, BWV 1016: IV. Allegro
  13. Disc 2

  1. Sonata No. 4 in C minor, BWV 1017: I. Siciliano. Largo
  2. Sonata No. 4 in C minor, BWV 1017: II. Allegro
  3. Sonata No. 4 in C minor, BWV 1017: III. Adagio
  4. Sonata No. 4 in C minor, BWV 1017: IV. Allegro
  5. Sonata No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1018: I. Largo
  6. Sonata No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1018: II. Allegro
  7. Sonata No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1018: III. Adagio
  8. Sonata No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1018: IV. Vivace
  9. Sonata No. 6 in G Major, BWV 1019: I. Allegro
  10. Sonata No. 6 in G Major, BWV 1019: II. Largo
  11. Sonata No. 6 in G Major, BWV 1019: III. Allegro
  12. Sonata No. 6 in G Major, BWV 1019: IV. Adagio
  13. Sonata No. 6 in G Major, BWV 1019: V. Allegro