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Johann Sebastian Bach: The Suites For Violoncello Bwv 1007-1012

Bach,J.s. / Navarra,Andre
Release Date: 03/26/2013 
Label:  Phaia Music   Catalog #: 904   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  André Navarra
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Collectible On July 24th, 2011, Georges Kisselhoff, a musical explorer and innovator of audiophile recording, passed away at the age of 77. An inventor of numerous recording techniques, Kisselhoff has been a true pioneer of sound aesthetics in classical music, experimenting as one of the first with quadrophonic recordings and working together with legendary artists such as the Vegh Quartet, André Isoir, Mstislaw Rostropowitsch, and André Navarra, always aiming for the ideal, natural and organic sound. In 2012, a set of original analogue tapes by Kisselhoff was rediscovered, manually cleaned and carefully remastered, using fully analogue equipment. The results are presented in this range, recordings of timeless beauty and Read more unheard audiophile quality. Press and Awards Recorded in 1977 and 1978, Andre Navarra's version is full of presence and breathes musicality in every second. This recording has been awarded with the French 'Grand Prix du Disque' 'Listening again to this compelling 1977 interpretation by the sadly neglected André Navarra is to be lifted to a plane of musical experience barely hinted at by uncompromisingly grim introspection or seeming aloofness of many recent accounts.' International Record Review 'Navarra plays with almost juvenile fever and passion an Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Suite for Cello solo no 1 in G major, BWV 1007 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  André Navarra (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1977 
Length: 12 Minutes 21 Secs. 
2.
Suite for Cello solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1008 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  André Navarra (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1977 
Length: 15 Minutes 23 Secs. 
3.
Suite for Cello solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1009 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  André Navarra (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1977 
Length: 16 Minutes 54 Secs. 
4.
Suite for Cello solo no 4 in E flat major, BWV 1010 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  André Navarra (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1977 
Length: 18 Minutes 2 Secs. 
5.
Suite for Cello solo no 5 in C minor, BWV 1011 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  André Navarra (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1977/78 
Length: 20 Minutes 3 Secs. 
6.
Suite for Cello solo no 6 in D major, BWV 1012 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  André Navarra (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1977/78 
Length: 26 Minutes 19 Secs. 

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