Strad 1711 Antonius Bach Partita 1 B minor Double

"The Antonius" Violin, Antonio Stradivari (ca. 1644–1737), Cremona, 1711. Ex. 1

"Double" from the Sarabande of Partita No. 1 in B minor by J. S. Bach (1685–1750). Performed by Sean Avram Carpenter.

Violin, Bequest of Annie Bolton Matthews Bryant, 1933 (34.86.1). Learn more about this instrument.

Production support was provided by The Donna and Marvin Schwartz Foundation


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