Cello Suites Archive
The third time proves the charm for the ever-intrepid Yo-Yo Ma!
Johann Sebastian BACH: Six cello suites – Richard Narroway, cello — Sono Luminus SLE-70010, 1:16:26, (9/24/17) **** Richard Narroway would not be the first young cellist to take-on the suites for solo cello by Johann Sebastian Bach early in their professional career. Immediately in my mind I think of a young Yo-Yo Ma, who recorded […]
J.S. BACH: The Cello Suites, arr. by Valter Despalj – Petrit Ceku, guitar – Eudora multichannel SACD 1602 – CD 1: 58: 57, CD 2: 74:31 (5/6/16) *****: The cello suites in spectacular hi-res surround sound recorded on guitar in new arrangements by Valter Despalj. It is with great anticipation that one sits down to […]
Overtures to Bach (GLASS, IYER, SIERRA, DU YUN & Others) Incl. BACH: Cello Suites – Matt Haimovitz, cello – Pentatone
Matt Haimovetz, cello – “Overtures to Bach” – composed by PHILIP GLASS, VIJAY IYER, ROBERTO SIERRA, DU YUN, LUNA PEARL WOOLF plus The Six BACH: Cello Suites (Preludes only) – Pentatone multichannel SACD PTC 5186 561, 75:48 (9/9/16) [Distr. by Naxos] ****: 6 unique takes on the Bach Cello Suites plus Bach. Overtures to Bach […]
BACH: The Cello Suites (complete, Anna Magdalena manuscript) – Matt Haimovitz, cello – Pentatone (2 discs)
An excellent recording in stunning audio of the Anna Magdalena manuscript. BACH: The Cello Suites (complete, Anna Magdalena manuscript) – Matt Haimovitz, cello – Pentatone (Oxingale Series) multichannel SACD PTC 5186 555 (2 discs), 133:90 [Distr. by Naxos] ****: Haimovitz gives thoughtful and well-considered performances of these seminal works in resonant sound that captures his […]
BRITTEN: Cello Symphony; Cello Sonata in C; Solo Cello Suites 1 – 3; Tema ‘Sacher’ – Alban Gerhardt, cello/ Steven Osborne, p./ BBC Scottish Sym. Orch./ Andrew Manze – Hyperion (2 CDs)
A terrific compilation of all the Britten Cello works all in one place.
An interpretation that’s dying to get out, but the recording prevents it.
BACH: Goldberg Variations – Ito Ema, p. – MA Recordings DVD-ROM BACH: Cello Suites Nos. 1, 2 & 3 – Martin Zeller, c. – MA Recordings DVD-ROM
Bach in hi-res on DVD-ROMs.
The 1955 Prague Spring provides an atmospheric venue for a potent survey of the complete Bach cello suites by a young legend of the instrument.