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     HISTORY

PABLO CASALs


1890: Pablo casals was 13 years old when he bought an edition of the Bach cello Suites in a second hand music store in Barcelona.

1903: By the age of 26, he started the revival of this masterpiece in performances.

1938: the first recording of the cello Suites was born...

2018 - 80 years later - new RELEASES

YO-YO MA

Six Evolutions
Release: August 17, 2018

MARIANNE DUMAS

Rediscovering the baroque technique
Released on May 4th

TOKE MOLDRUP

The Six Cello Suites Revisited
Released on January 5, 2018
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"Favorite interpreter of the Suites?"

Results of the survey 

Between August 2017-February 2018, 331 out of 338 cellists answered this question

TOP 8 (2017)

A BYLSMA

YO-YO MA

P CASALS

J-G QUEYRAS

P WISPELWEY

P FOURNIER

M ROSTROPOVITCH

S ISSERLIS

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125 different interpretations of the Prelude of the first suite


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recordings on baroque cellos 
Dumas, Bylsma, Gaillard, WispelweY



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