Loure from Violin Partita no. 3 in E major
BWV 1006 performed by Luna van Leeuwen
Behind the music
Loure from Violin Partita no. 3
Luna van Leeuwen (15) is playing the Loure from Violin Partita no. 3 with a Baroque bow built by Basil de Visser in Amsterdam, in 2008. She is surprised that the bow gives a very beautiful sound all on its own, for which you need to do very little. However, you can bow very hard and fast with it and put weight into your bowing. Shunske Sato’s masterclasses have shown her that the Loure is not so much a slow and sad movement, but that it emanates great pride.
In connection with the recordings of Bach’s Violin Sonatas and Partitas, the Netherlands Bach Society has organised a talent development project for the violinists and Baroque violinists of the future. Seven talented Dutch youngsters, aged thirteen to eighteen, were selected at auditions to take part in two masterclasses by Shunske Sato on Bach’s works for violin solo and the Baroque violin, which were held in the spring of 2019. Each young musician chose their own movement to rehearse and record for All of Bach.
This project was created in collaboration with the Netherlands Violin Competition. It received support from the Dutch Musical Instruments Foundation, which provided the violinists with Baroque violins and bows, so that they could explore the new possibilities of these instruments and the Baroque style, under the guidance of Shunske Sato.
The recordings took place in the Lichtfabriek (Light Factory), a former power station in Haarlem.
- Loure from Violin Partita no. 3 in E major
- chamber music
- Six partitas and sonatas for violin
- ca. 1720
- Köthen, Weimar
- Release date
- 22 October 2019
- Recording date
- 24 June 2019
- Lichtfabriek, Haarlem
- Luna van Leeuwen
- Director and editor
- Onno van Ameijde
- Music recording
- Daan van Aalst, Pim van der Lee
- Music edit and mix
- Guido Tichelman, Lilita Dunska
- Jeroen Simons, Marijn Zurburg
- Zen Bloot
- Jasper Leeman
- Data handling
- Eline Eestermans
- Onno van Ameijde, Marloes Biermans
- Jessie Verbrugh
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