All Bach's Chaconne articles

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    Double Acts: cellist Mstislav Rostropovich and violinist Maxim Vengerov


    Before he became friends with Mstislav Rostropovich, Maxim Vengerov had to learn how to drink. From October 2004

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    Book review: Chaconne Handbook I–II


    Robin Stowell reviews Márta Ábrahám’s treatise on the famed Chaconne, another in her series of discussions of Bach masterpieces

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    Bach Chaconne on 11-string guitar


    Moran Wasser performs his own arrangement for eleven-string guitar of the Chaconne from Bach’s Partita no.2 Watch some of our favourite violinists play the work in our Bach Chaconne on Film series: James Ehnes Ida Haendel Arthur Grumiaux Nathan Milstein Isaac Stern Ivry Gitlis Gil Shaham Viktoria Mullova ...

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    Santiago Cañón Valencia plays Bach Chaconne cello transcription


    Colombian cellist Santiago Cañón Valencia, who was recently presented with the 2018 János Starker Award here performs his own transcription of the Chaconne from Bach’s Partita no.2. This video was made at the Luis Angel Arango Hall in Bogotá on 13 August 2017.

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    Bach's Chaconne, performed by Johnny Gandelsman and the Limón Dance Company


    In this video from WQXR, members of the New York based Limón Dance Company dance to Bach’s Chaconne played live by violinist Johnny Gandelsman (of Brooklyn Rider and Silk Road Ensemble). The choreography is by the company’s founder José Limón. 

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    Emmanuel Tjeknavorian: Solo


    A rising-star violinist well worth catching on his ascent

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    Midori plays the Bach Chaconne at Castle Köthen


    Midori plays the Chaconne from Bach’s Partita no.2 in D minor, BWV 1004, at the Castle of Köthen, where Bach wrote the Sonatas and Partitas during the time he served as Kapellmeister (1717-1723). Midori plays on the 1734 Guarneri ‘del Gesù’ ‘Huberman’. Read The Strad’s 7 ways to play perfect ...