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In celebration of Johann Sebastian Bach's March 21 birthday, Billboard chart-topping violinist Rachel Barton Pine releases her recording Testament: Complete Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin by Johann Sebastian Bach. The album – her second on Avie Records – is available for sale on April 1.

Johann Sebastian Bach's contributions to classical music are universally acknowledged and celebrated as among the most significant and profound. His contrapuntal writing continues to set the standard by which any musical composition is judged. Among the greatest examples of his mastery of counterpoint, the Six Sonatas and Partitas for unaccompanied violin are a cornerstone of every violinist's study and repertoire.  Pine is the only American gold medalist of the J.S. Bach International Violin Competition in Leipzig, Germany, an honor she won in 1992 at age 17. The quality of her scholarship and depth of her experience has continued to distinguish her interpretation of Bach's music. 

In conjunction with the release of the CD, Pine is interviewing with over 25 Classical Radio Stations throughout the US. A tour that includes Nationally Syndicated outlets, Statewide Networks and local stations in cities such as Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, Detroit, Portland, Cleveland, Seattle, Houston and Pittsburgh.  LISTEN THE OUR RBP Spotify Playlist