Such a version is certainly generative on the recording for today, the Freiburger Barockorchester, Petra Müllejans, Gottfried von der Goltz and Anne Katharina Schreiber: Bach's Violin Concertos BWV 1041-1043 & Concerto for three violins BWV 1064R (Harmonia Mundi 902145). Schreiber plays the solo violin part for the BMV 1041-1043; she is joined by Müllejans and von der Goltz for the three violin work. Keep in mind the latter work survives in the scoring for three harpsichords and has over the years been adapted to three violins as well. It's no matter because both versions are wonderful.
The Freiburger Barockorchester does baroque music with the emphasis on period accuracy, in the instruments and instrumentation, in the way of articulating. Schreiber and the other soloists take the same approach, as you can understand. So the four works, great to have in these performances, are not in anyway romanticized, sentimentalized or otherwise made into something formerly "contemporary" in a non-baroque way. A hundred years after the peak Beethovanization-of-Bach years, an authentic "early music" version is nearly the norm, or at least it is for me. That doesn't mean one should weed through your Bach stacks and eliminate "non-authentic" versions. Of course not. It means that the music is profoundly generative. What coming generations will do with the music does not especially concern me, except that there will be a place for multi-versioned excellence come what may.
And excellent is what the Freiburger versions are in every way. The exciting but period violin solos, the orchestral balance and baroque resonance, the frisky brio of the overall approach, all top-notch and beautiful to hear. And I've heard countless versions of these works. This stands among the very tallest trees. Needless to say the baroque instrumentation gives you a sweetness and balance the way Bach intended the music to be heard. So it is a cornerstone recording. Each part comes through with clarity and balance and so then does that which I call generative! A version to have and exalt over...
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