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The Bach Cello Suites

A Companion

May 23, 2023 | Trade paperback
ISBN: 9780571366255
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A unique Companion to J S Bach's iconic Cello Suites from internationally-renowned cellist Steven Isserlis.

'The very model of how to write about music.' Philip Pullman

'An essential companion.' Jeremy Denk, New York Times\

'Illuminating, accessible and detailed.' Observer

Bach's six cello suites for solo cello are among the most cherished works in musical literature. Little-known for some two hundred years after their composition, they have acquired an aura that enthrals audiences worldwide.

Internationally renowned cellist Steven Isserlis goes deep into the history and the emotional journey of the suites, bringing to bear all his experience of performance to offer a rewarding companion for everyone, from the casual listener to the performing musician.

About this Author

Steven Isserlis enjoys a unique and multi-faceted career as soloist, chamber musician and educator. He appears regularly with the world's leading orchestras, gives recitals every season in major musical centres, devises fascinating chamber music programmes, performs with many period-instrument ensembles, plays and writes for children, and with many living composers. He has written two children's books, and gives masterclasses worldwide. For the past eighteen years he has been Artistic Director of the International Musicians' Seminar atPrussia Cove, Cornwall.

ISBN: 9780571366255
Format: Trade paperback
Pages: 240
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Published: 2023-05-23

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