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Bach: Cello-Suiten 2, 3 & 6 / Mstislav Rostropovich


Release Date: 01/16/1996 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 55605   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

One of the key recordings according to The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs & DVDs [2003/4 edition]:
"...[M]oving and strong...making one hear the music afresh, with pianissimo repeats magically achieved..."
One of the key recordings according to The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs & DVDs [2003/4 edition]:
"...[M]oving and strong...making one hear the music afresh, with pianissimo repeats magically achieved..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Suite for Cello solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1009 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  St. Madeleine Basilica, Vézelay, France 
Length: 23 Minutes 49 Secs. 
2.
Suite for Cello solo no 6 in D major, BWV 1012 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  St. Madeleine Basilica, Vézelay, France 
Length: 33 Minutes 32 Secs. 
3.
Suite for Cello solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1008 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  St. Madeleine Basilica, Vézelay, France 
Length: 21 Minutes 17 Secs. 

Sound Samples

6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV1007-12, Suite No.2 in D minor, BWV1008: Prélude
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV1007-12, Suite No.2 in D minor, BWV1008: Allemande
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV1007-12, Suite No.2 in D minor, BWV1008: Courante
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV1007-12, Suite No.2 in D minor, BWV1008: Sarabande
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV1007-12, Suite No.2 in D minor, BWV1008: Menuett I
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV1007-12, Suite No.2 in D minor, BWV1008: Menuett II
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV1007-12, Suite No.2 in D minor, BWV1008: Gigue
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV1007-12, Suite No.3 in C major, BWV1009: Prélude
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV1007-12, Suite No.3 in C major, BWV1009: Allemande
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV1007-12, Suite No.3 in C major, BWV1009: Courante
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV1007-12, Suite No.3 in C major, BWV1009: Sarbande
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV1007-12, Suite No.3 in C major, BWV1009: Bourrée I
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV1007-12, Suite No.3 in C major, BWV1009: Bourrée II
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV1007-12, Suite No.3 in C major, BWV1009: Gigue
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV1007-12, Suite No.6 in D major, BWV1012: Prélude
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV1007-12, Suite No.6 in D major, BWV1012: Allemande
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV1007-12, Suite No.6 in D major, BWV1012: Courante
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV1007-12, Suite No.6 in D major, BWV1012: Sarabande
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV1007-12, Suite No.6 in D major, BWV1012: Gavotte I
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV1007-12, Suite No.6 in D major, BWV1012: Gavotte II
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV1007-12, Suite No.6 in D major, BWV1012: Gigue

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