Recordings of the Bach Cello Suites
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N°4 1957: ANNLIES SCHMIDT
Her recording of the Cello Suites was the first recording following closely Anna-Magdalena Bach manuscripts with an historical set-up / baroque set-up.
- Two recordings of the Suites: 1979 and 1992
- Was he the first cellist to record the Suites on period instrument?
His second recording of the Suites was played on the Servais Cello, and was released in 1992.
* HIP: historically informed performance
All THE RECORDINGS OF THE 6 BACH CELLO SUITESfrom 1938 til 2020
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Note: Only Cellists who recorded all 6 Suites are listed in this page.
PRELUDE in G
DUMAS, BYLSMA, GAILLARD, WATKIN, WISPELWEY
"Some move the bow as it is customary on the viola da gamba, that is, instead of a down-stroke from left to right for the principal notes, they make an up-stroke from right to left, beginning from the tip of the bow."