Bach - Prelude from Suite no.1 for unaccompanied cello
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Bach, Johann Sebastian (biography)
21 March 1685 , Eisenach
28 July 1750 , Leipzig
One of the greatest composers of all time. Bach wrote hundreds of pieces for organ, choir, as well as many other instruments. He spent most of his life as a church organist and a choir director. His music combines profound expression with clever musico-mathematical feats, like fugues and canons in which the same melody is played against itself in various ways.
Bach Cello Suites are some of the most frequently performed and recognizable solo compositions ever written for cello.
The suites have been transcribed for numerous instruments, including the violin, viola, double bass, viola da gamba, mandolin, piano, marimba, classical guitar, recorder, electric bass, horn, saxophone, bass clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, euphonium, tuba, ukulele, and charango.
The suites have been performed and recorded by many renowned cellists such as Pablo Casals, János Starker, Pierre Fournier, Paul Tortelier, Mstislav Rostropovich, Yo-Yo Ma, Mischa Maisky and Daniel Shafran.
|Score Key:||G major (Sounding Pitch) (View more G major Music for Viola )|
|Time Signature:||4/4 (View more 4/4 Music)|
|Number of Pages:||2|
|Difficulty:||Advanced Level: Recommended for Advanced Players|