Playing the Violin the Way Bach Heard It

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Musician and Day to Day contributor David Was reviews a new album of classic music written by Johann Sebastian Bach, recorded by violinist John Holloway on a Baroque-style instrument with traditional gut strings.

The results, says Was, sound much the way the great composer may have actually heard the instrument in his day.

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Bach: The Sonatas and Partitas for Violin Solo

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John Holloway
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