Bach's harmonies are like columns in a gigantic cathedral. Only when you come nearer, do you see the detail.'

Violinist Maxim Vengerov gives a masterclass on Bach’s Solo Violin Sonata no.1, paying particular attention to the harmonic architecture.

The full 48-minute video is available to buy as a download or DVD through the Masterclass Media Foundation.

Watch Vengerov give a humorous impression of Mozart’s violin playing in another masterclass.

Watch Vengerov give a showstopping performance of Bazzini’s Dance of the Goblins.

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