Described as “one of the best guitarists of his generation”, the Brazilian classical guitarist Paulo Martelli plays Johann Sebastian Bach’s Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001 for violin solo. The guitar arrangement of the piece also made by the guitarist himself. Recorded at Teatro Minaz (Ribeirão Preto – SP – Brasil) on August 27, 2010, for Movimento Violão Guitar Series. Martelli’s 11-string guitar made by Samuel Carvalho, the Brazilian master guitar builder in 2004.

Paulo Martelli plays J. S. Bach: Violin Sonata nº 1 BWV 1001 (complete)

Movements of the Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001

  1. Adagio
  2. Fuga (Allegro)
  3. Siciliana
  4. Presto

Here the same piece is played by Itzhak Perlman in the video below.


M. Özgür Nevres

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