Paolo Beschi

Biography

Born: 1953; Brescia, Italy  
Paolo Beschi is the lead cellist in the eminent Italian Baroque period-instrument ensemble Il Giardino Armonico. Beschi studied the cello in his native Brescia before deciding to learn the techniques unique to the Baroque cello. Beschi teaches cello in Como, Italy, and also plays in a Baroque trio called La Gaia Scienza. On his own, Beschi has recorded the cello suites of Johann Sebastian Bach for the Winter & Winter label, a recording that has Read more been acclaimed by some as being among the best of these works ever made, although some others feel that it is among the worst. Nonetheless, this should give you some idea of Beschi's approach to the cello -- passionate, aggressive, energetic, and intense. Read less
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  • 1.
    Das Alte Werk - 50-CD Collection
    Label: Teldec   Catalog: 46438 Release Date: 11/19/2013   Number of Discs: 50
    Composer:  Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach,  Johann Sebastian Bach,  George Frideric Handel,  Orlando Gibbons  ... 
    Performer:  Herbert Tachezi,  Gustav Leonhardt,  Frans Brüggen,  Jeannette Van Wingerden  ... 
    Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt,  Gustav Leonhardt,  Werner Ehrhardt,  Giovanni Antonini  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Concentus Musicus,  Leonhardt Consort,  Studio for Early Music  ... 
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    Telemann: Cantatas & Chamber Music / Egmond, Et Al
    Label: Stradivarius   Catalog: 33687 Release Date: 11/02/2004   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Georg Philipp Telemann
    Performer:  Marco Facchin,  Max van Egmond,  Susanne Grützmacher,  Paolo Beschi  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wond'rous Machine
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    Musica Barocca / Il Giardino Armonica
    Label: Teldec   Catalog: 385557 Release Date: 11/06/2001   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach,  Tomaso Albinoni,  Luca Pianca,  Henry Purcell  ... 
    Performer:  Enrico Onofri,  Luca Pianca,  Marco Brolli,  Giovanni Antonini  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Innsbruck Trumpet Consort,  Il Giardino Armonico
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    Villa Medici - Nata Per La Musica
    Label: Winter & Winter   Catalog: 65 Release Date: 08/21/2001   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Jules Massenet,  Christopher Simpson,  Johannes Brahms,  Uri Caine  ... 
    Performer:  Teodoro Anzellotti,  Luca Pianca,  Vittorio Ghielmi,  Marco Bianchi  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Gaia Scienza,  Italian Viola da Gamba Quartet,  Amsterdam String Trio
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    Love Fugue - Schumann / Uri Caine Ensemble, Et Al
    Label: Winter & Winter   Catalog: 49 Release Date: 05/16/2000   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Robert Schumann
    Performer:  Paolo Beschi,  Marco Bianchi,  Stefano Barneschi,  Federica Valli  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Gaia Scienza,  Uri Caine Ensemble
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    Resurrection Part I - Composed Music Works 2000-1600
    Label: Winter & Winter   Catalog: 910039 Release Date: 03/23/1999   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Traditional,  Franz Schubert,  Heinrich Ignaz Biber,  Mauricio Kagel  ... 
    Performer:  Stefano Barneschi,  Federica Valli,  Paolo Beschi,  Paul Plunkett  ... 
    Conductor:  Uri Caine,  Konrad Ruhland
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cuncordu de Orosei,  La Gaia Scienza,  Bell'Arte Salzburg  ... 
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    Bach: Violoncello Solo Suites 1-6 / Paolo Beschi
    Label: Winter & Winter   Catalog: 28 Release Date: 11/17/1998   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
    Performer:  Paolo Beschi
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    Bach: Violoncello Solo Suites Iv, V, Vi / Paolo Beschi
    Label: Winter & Winter   Catalog: 27 Release Date: 11/17/1998   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
    Performer:  Paolo Beschi
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    Schubert: Trio In B-dur Op 99, Nocturno / La Gaia Scienza
    Label: Winter & Winter   Catalog: 17 Release Date: 08/25/1998   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Franz Schubert
    Performer:  Federica Valli,  Stefano Barneschi,  Paolo Beschi
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Gaia Scienza
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  • 10.
    Bach: Violoncello Solo Suites I, Ii, Iii / Paolo Beschi
    Label: Winter & Winter   Catalog: 1 Release Date: 06/23/1998   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
    Performer:  Paolo Beschi
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