Bach’s Chaconne

If you need a break from all the madness, spend a few minutes with two expert musicians and a very challenging piece of music from the great master, Johann Sebastian Bach.

Piano Talks is a TV series hosted by celebrated pianist Janara Khassenova, the artistic adviser and jury member of NTD’s International Piano Competition.

Piano Talks presents an intimate experience with classical music while offering insights into the greatest composers alongside exclusive repertoires from NTD’s International Piano Competition. Its mission is to promote traditional arts of pure authenticity, goodness, and beauty with piano masterpieces from the Baroque, Classical, and Romantic periods.

We would like to share with you our new Piano Talks episode: Bach’s Chaconne

The Chaconne movement of Bach’s Partita No. 2 for solo violin is iconic, and it has been adapted and arranged many times throughout musical history. Violinist Jaram Kim performs the movement and sits down with our host for a discussion about the work before we hear the romantic Bach-Busoni transcription of the Chaconne for piano.

Repertoires: Bach: Partita for Violin Solo No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1004:

V. Chaconne

Bach-Busoni: Chaconne

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