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Bach: Suites For Unaccompanied Cello / Yo-Yo Ma


Release Date: 06/06/2006 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 78751   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 7 Mins. 

Imported from : European Union   
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Yo-Yo Ma's playing has a characteristic rhythmic freedom and favours the widest range of dynamic. The improvisatory effect is seemingly spontaneous and these performances are very compelling indeed, for Ma seems right inside every bar of the music. The first-class recording is very real and natural...

-- Penguin Guide [2003/4 edition]
reviewing this set issued as Sony 89754
Yo-Yo Ma's playing has a characteristic rhythmic freedom and favours the widest range of dynamic. The improvisatory effect is seemingly spontaneous and these performances are very compelling indeed, for Ma seems right inside every bar of the music. The first-class recording is very real and natural...

-- Penguin Guide [2003/4 edition]
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Works on This Recording

1. 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 
Length: 4 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: Vanguard Studios, New York City (02/23/1982); Vanguard Studios, New York City (04/19/1982 - 04/20/1982); Vanguard Studios, New York City (05/11/1982 - 05/12/1982) 
2. 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 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Notes: Vanguard Studios, New York City (02/23/1982); Vanguard Studios, New York City (04/19/1982 - 04/20/1982); Vanguard Studios, New York City (05/11/1982 - 05/12/1982) 
3. 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 
Length: 6 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Notes: Vanguard Studios, New York City (02/23/1982); Vanguard Studios, New York City (04/19/1982 - 04/20/1982); Vanguard Studios, New York City (05/11/1982 - 05/12/1982) 
4. 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 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Notes: Vanguard Studios, New York City (02/23/1982); Vanguard Studios, New York City (04/19/1982 - 04/20/1982); Vanguard Studios, New York City (05/11/1982 - 05/12/1982) 
5. 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 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: Vanguard Studios, New York City (02/23/1982); Vanguard Studios, New York City (04/19/1982 - 04/20/1982); Vanguard Studios, New York City (05/11/1982 - 05/12/1982) 
6. 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 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: Vanguard Studios, New York City (02/23/1982); Vanguard Studios, New York City (04/19/1982 - 04/20/1982); Vanguard Studios, New York City (05/11/1982 - 05/12/1982) 

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