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Bach: Cello Suites

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Mstislav Rostropovich is one of the few musicians who can create a larger-than-life experience through the combined forces of exceptional music, a beautiful instrument, and uncommonly facile communicative skills. In his performances of Bach's transcendent masterpieces for solo cello, Rostropovich finds a perfect balance between a romantic, rhapsodic interpretation and one that emphasizes the purely formal "aridity" of Bach's structures. Although it's nearly impossible to isolate one or two highlights, the Sarabande and Prelude from Suite No. 5 are among the most profoundly moving cello performances you will ever hear--the closest we probably will ever come to experiencing through music the soul of both Rostropovich and Bach. Not everyone will immediately appreciate the very resonant sound that emphasizes the cello's lower register. But after a few minutes your ears adjust, the music takes over, and nothing else seems important. --David Vernier

Track Listings

Disc: 1

  1. suite nr.1 (BWV 1007) In G Major: I: prelude
  2. suite nr.1 (BWV 1007) In G Major: II: allemande
  3. suite nr.1 (BWV 1007) In G Major: III: courante
  4. suite nr.1 (BWV 1007) In G Major: IV: sarabande
  5. suite nr.1 (BWV 1007) In G Major: V: menuet I -
  6. suite nr.1 (BWV 1007) In G Major: menuet II - menuet I
  7. suite nr.1 (BWV 1007) In G Major: VI: gigue
  8. suite nr.4 (BWV 1010) In F Flat Major: I: prelude
  9. suite nr.4 (BWV 1010) In F Flat Major: II: allemande
  10. suite nr.4 (BWV 1010) In F Flat Major: III: courante
  11. suite nr.4 (BWV 1010) In F Flat Major: IV: sarabande
  12. suite nr.4 (BWV 1010) In F Flat Major: V: bourree I -
  13. suite nr.4 (BWV 1010) In F Flat Major: bourree II - bourree I
  14. suite nr.4 (BWV 1010) In F Flat Major: VI: gigue
  15. suite nr.5 (BWV 1011) In C Minor: I: prelude
  16. suite nr.5 (BWV 1011) In C Minor: II: allemande
  17. suite nr.5 (BWV 1011) In C Minor: III: courante
  18. suite nr.5 (BWV 1011) In C Minor: IV: sarabande
  19. suite nr.5 (BWV 1011) In C Minor: V: gavotte I -
  20. suite nr.5 (BWV 1011) In C Minor: gavotte II - gavotte I
  21. suite nr.5 (BWV 1011) In C Minor: VI: gigue

Disc: 2

  1. suite nr. 2 (BWV 1008) In D Minor: I: prelude
  2. suite nr. 2 (BWV 1008) In D Minor: II: allemande
  3. suite nr. 2 (BWV 1008) In D Minor: III: courante
  4. suite nr. 2 (BWV 1008) In D Minor: IV: sarabande
  5. suite nr. 2 (BWV 1008) In D Minor: V: menuet I -
  6. suite nr. 2 (BWV 1008) In D Minor: menuet II - menuet I
  7. suite nr. 2 (BWV 1008) In D Minor: VI: gigue
  8. suite nr. 3 (BWV 1009) In C Major: I: prelude
  9. suite nr. 3 (BWV 1009) In C Major: II: allemande
  10. suite nr. 3 (BWV 1009) In C Major: III: courante
  11. suite nr. 3 (BWV 1009) In C Major: IV: sarabande
  12. suite nr. 3 (BWV 1009) In C Major: V: bourree I -
  13. suite nr. 3 (BWV 1009) In C Major: bourree II - bourree I
  14. suite nr. 3 (BWV 1009) In C Major: VI: gigue
  15. suite nr. 6 (BWV 1012) In D Major: I: prelude
  16. suite nr. 6 (BWV 1012) In D Major: II: allemande
  17. suite nr. 6 (BWV 1012) In D Major: III: courante
  18. suite nr. 6 (BWV 1012) In D Major: IV: sarabande
  19. suite nr. 6 (BWV 1012) In D Major: V: gavotte I -
  20. suite nr. 6 (BWV 1012) In D Major: gavotte II - gavotte I
  21. suite nr. 6 (BWV 1012) In D Major: VI: gigue


Product details

  • Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich
  • Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Audio CD (June 13, 1995)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • ASIN: B000002RUY
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 58 customer reviews
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #131,347 in CDs & Vinyl (See Top 100 in CDs & Vinyl)
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