As for the Chaconne, I much prefer it on guitar than violin. It's lovely and all on any instrument but for me it lives on the guitar in a way it doesn't anywhere else:
That fella puriddy much nails it for me.
Well, here's an interesting take on the music ....
... with piano accompaniment, as composed by Robert Schumann for reasons best known to himself!
I picked up Vol 2, with the Chaconne. Actually, it's quite interesting and gives a somewhat different view on the whole thing. I am pretty sure the violin part is unmolested.
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Btw I went to see Rachel Podger play some partitas and sonatas by Bach. In the first half she was pretty shockingly poor and played without confidence - at one point she even stumbled in a phrase - but the second half she was on top form. Still, I've never heard a top violinist play so badly before. Shocking.