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Bach: The Cello Suites

RP006 (2 discs)

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NEW RELEASE

Playing time: 70'53"/78'07" - TT 149'00"
Tracks: 18+18
Booklet pages: 16
© 2009 Red Priest Recordings
Reviewer: Howard Smith
Review of Bach: The Cello Suites published on 18 January 2017

Listen: Sarabande from Suite No 4 (CD2 track 10, 0:00-0:43)

Angela East, cello
Baroque cello by Peter Wamsley, England, 1725
Five-stringed cello by Kai-Thomas Roth, after Amati, 2000

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750):

Suites for Unaccompanied Cello

CD1

Suite No 1 in G, BWV 1007
1 Prelude
2 Allemande
3 Courante
4 Sarabande
5 Minuets 1 and 2
6 Gigue

Suite No 2 in D minor, BWV 1008
7 Prelude
8 Allemande
9 Courante
10 Sarabande
11 Minuets 1 and 2
12 Gigue

Suite No 6 in D, BWV 1012
13 Prelude
14 Allemande
15 Courante
16 Sarabande
17 Gavottes 1 and 2
18 Gigue

CD2

Suite No 3 in C, BWV 1009
1 Prelude
2 Allemande
3 Courante
4 Sarabande
5 Bourrées 1 and 2
6 Gigue

Suite No 4 in E flat, BWV 1010
7 Prelude
8 Allemande
9 Courante
10 Sarabande
11 Bourrées 1 and 2
12 Gigue

Suite No 5 in C minor, BWV 1011
13 Prelude
14 Allemande
15 Courante
16 Sarabande
17 Gavottes 1 and 2
18 Gigue

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