J.S. Bach
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Six Suites for Violoncello Solo

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Jürgen Happe
Instrumentation:Guitar
Individual Works:CD 1
Suite 1 A major BWV 1007 (original: G major)
1 - Prélude
2 - Allemande
3 - Courante
4 - Sarabande
5 - Menuet I & II
6 - Gigue
Suite 2 E minor BWV 1008 (original: D minor)
7 - Prélude
8 - Allemande
9 - Courante
10 - Sarabande
11 - Menuet I & II
12 - Gigue
Suite 3 D major BWV 1009 (original: C major)
13 - Prélude
14 - Allemande
15 - Courante
16 - Sarabande
17 - Bourrée I & II
18 - Gigue
CD 2
Suite 4 F major BWV 1010 (original: E flat major)
19 - Prélude
20 - Allemande
21 - Courante
22 - Sarabande
23 - Bourrée I & II
24 - Gigue
Suite 5 D minor BWV 1011 (original: C minor)
25 - Prélude
26 - Allemande
27 - Courante
28 - Sarabande
29 - Gavotte I & II
30 - Gigue
Suite 6 D major BWV 1012 (original key)
31 - Prélude
32 - Allemande
33 - Courante
34 - Sarabande
35 - Gavotte I & II
36 - Gigue
Format:Compact Disc
Record Label:THEIN musicproductions
Catalog Number:Liebermann
Year Released/Recorded:2004
Total Playing Time:79:39
Comments:Jürgen Happe said:

For the first time the compositions are consequently played in the deepest possible key for guitars. Indeed, also, as a guitar version the works keep their brilliant complexity of the unchanged original structure, thus additional bass and chord rearrangements can be confidently set aside.

Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Jürgen Happe
Date First Submitted:03/07/2005
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