I have a feeling it might not be quite that cut and dried.
Siblin's book is a lovely tribute to the suites, to Bach, and to Casals, but it is also a rewarding introduction to classical music itself.
I grew up loving rock & classical guitar so it's perfect for me, and researched enough to satisfy a classical loving audience.
Captivating book! Not musicology, not academic history, but rather great reading with a thorough research of the facts.Thanks, Mr. Siblin!Published 1 day ago by n3ptune
Siblin convincingly transported me to the 18th and 20th centuries with his expert storytelling of the lives of Casals and J.S. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Teresa Neeman
On page 214 it was clear that the reason Schumann's work was not published and he desperately attempted suicide was not known by the author however other sources such as David... Read morePublished 3 months ago by F. Henley
Magnificent Book! Love story between Bach and Pablo Casals and his cello. Love it.Published 4 months ago by Trassahc
Yes, this is a book to give as a gift to every cellist you know.Published 4 months ago by Julie C. Wang
I purchased this book for my husband, who is a guitar virtuoso and plays many of the movements from the suites, and it was too light of reading for him. Read morePublished 5 months ago by R. A. Kramer