J.S. Bach: Sarabande from Cello Suite No. 5, BWV 1011

Hille Perl - Viola da Gamba


The Six suites for unaccompanied cello by Johann Sebastian Bach are some of the most frequently performed and recognizable solo compositions ever written for cello. They were most likely composed during the period 1717–1723, when Bach served as a Kapellmeister in Köthen. The title of Anna Magdalena Bach's manuscript was Suites á Violoncello Solo senza Basso.

The suites have been transcribed for numerous instruments, including the violin, viola, double bass, viola da gamba, mandolin, piano, marimba, classical guitar, recorder, flute, electric bass, horn, saxophone, bass clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, euphonium, tuba, ukulele, and charango.

Text Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cello_Suites_(Bach)

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Date published 17 Nov 2014
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