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Inspired by Bach - Complete / Yo-Yo Ma

Ma,Yo-yo
Release Date: 09/06/2005 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 58785  
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Volume 1 includes Kevin McMahon's Gemini Award-winning film The Music Garden with garden designer Julie Moir Messervy and Bach's Cello Suite No.1; and the Gemini and Emmy Award-winning The Sound of the Carceri, a film by François Girard inspired by Giovanni Battista-Pieranesi's carceri (prison) etchings and Cello Suite No.2.

Volume 2 features Falling Down Stairs, a dance set to Bach's Cello Suite No.3 by choreographer Mark Morris and filmed by Barbara Willis Sweete; and Sarabande, a dramatic film by Atom Egoyan scored with Suite No.4. Both selections received Gemini Awards.

Volume 3 combines Struggle for Hope, Niv Fichman's sensitively documented collaboration between master Kabuki actor Tamasaburo Bando
Read more and Yo-Yo Ma's performance of Bach's Fifth Suite; with Six Gestures, Patricia Rozema's mesmerizing film featuring world champion ice dancers Jane Torvill and Christopher Dean, which received Emmy and Gemini Awards and the Montreux Golden Rose and UNDA Prizes.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Suite for Cello solo no 1 in G major, BWV 1007 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
2.
Suite for Cello solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1008 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
3.
Suite for Cello solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1009 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
4.
Suite for Cello solo no 4 in E flat major, BWV 1010 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
5.
Suite for Cello solo no 5 in C minor, BWV 1011 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
6.
Suite for Cello solo no 6 in D major, BWV 1012 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 

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