Bach - Avi Avital (mandolin); Ira Givol (cello); Kammerakademie Potsdam; Ophira Zakaļ (theorbo); Shalev Ad-El (harpsichord)
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  1. Concerto for violin, strings & continuo in D minor (reconstruction), BWV 1052R
  2. Concerto for oboe (or violin), strings & continuo in G minor (reconstruction), BWV 1056R
  3. Concerto for violin, strings & continuo No. 1 in A minor, BWV 1041
  4. Sonata for flute & continuo in E minor, BWV 1034
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For his debut on Deutsche Grammophon, mandolinist Avi Avital has chosen an all-Bach program, performing the Concerto in D minor and the Concerto in G minor (adapted from the original versions for harpsichord), the Concerto in A minor (originally written for violin), and the Sonata in E minor (originally composed for flute). For the sake of building a substantial repertoire for traditionally neglected or undervalued instruments, it's common for musicians to transcribe Bach's music as a practical consideration. In Avital's ...

Bach 2012, Deutsche Grammophon

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