Category Archives: Bach

Bach: Prelude BWV 998 – Luciano Contini, Lute

Notice, along with all the other good qualities of this performance, how fittingly the tempo varies.

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The Silence Before Bach

A great favorite with guitarists, this piece. Nice to get a new perspective once in awhile.

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Bach: Prelude, BWV 1006 – Chris Thile

Bach wrote this for the violin, then he arranged it for the lute, which gave us all a great model to work from when we want to adapt Bach to the guitar. But here we hear the violin version brought … Continue reading

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Bach – Toccata and Fugue in Dm – Philip Hii

Philip Hii’s arrangement and performance of Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D Minor is a milestone achievement in the history of the classical guitar. Barriers were broken. Impressed by the musical judgment behind the creation of this arrangement, fascinated by … Continue reading

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Piraí Vaca: Bach, Sonata 3 (BWV 1005), Allegro Assai

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