Bach | Complete Suites for Unaccompanied Cello (Download)

 
 

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Bach | Complete Suites for Unaccompanied Cello

Quirine Viersen

BarcaNova Records

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About the Album

Quirine Viersen returns to the cello suites of Johann Sebastian Bach on the new la- bel BarcaNova Records. She decided she wants to share with you the development she has gone through after deep inner work. Just as the cello suites were a new journey for Bach, they signify now the same for her. “How you are as a person, will reflect in the way you play the music. My story has changed and together with my journey also the way I play. More than ever before I have a story to tell. “

It was in 2010, just after the birth of her eldest daughter that Viersen recorded Bach’s cello suites for the first time on the label Globe – a beautiful and precious blueprint of her life at that time. “Those recordings are very much connected to the beginning of my new life. Your own life renews through the new life you gave. “

But after the birth of her twin daughters two years later, Viersen found herself in desperation about her life as a professional musician. She was less visible on stage because of motherhood and wondered why she wanted to play cello anyway. The music of Bach proved to be her anchor during this challenging period in her life. “Bach gave me, time and again, life energy. Through his purity he brought me back to my own purity and closer to the answer on my questions. “

So again, she immersed herself in Bach’s cello suites, fascinated by the process that composing must have been for Bach himself. Never had he chosen this form for his musical expression. Due to the enormous development in length and size of the structure, Viersen suspects that they have been an experiment for Bach him- self, possibly even study material. “The further you get into the suites, the larger the intervals and bigger the technical challenges. It demonstrates that Bach was becoming more and more aware of the enormous possibilities. Therefore I think I know that they have been a new quest for Bach, a new journey, a journey of which I have the honour to make it over and over again. Music is never the same, always in motion and therefore there is always a new story to tell. “

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  1. Suite I BWV 1007 Prelude
  2. Suite I BWV 1007 Allemande
  3. Suite I BWV 1007 Courante
  4. Suite I BWV 1007 Sarabande
  5. Suite I BWV 1007 Menuet I-II
  6. Suite I BWV 1007 Gigue
  7. Suite VI BWV 1012 Prelude
  8. Suite VI BWV 1012 Allemande
  9. Suite VI BWV 1012 Courante
  10. Suite VI BWV 1012 Sarabande
  11. Suite VI BWV 1012 Gavotte I-II
  12. Suite VI BWV 1012 Gigue
  13. Suite II BWV 1008 Prelude
  14. Suite II BWV 1008 Allemande
  15. Suite II BWV 1008 Courante
  16. Suite II BWV 1008 Sarabande
  17. Suite II BWV 1008 Menuet I-II
  18. Suite II BWV 1008 Gigue
  19. Suite III BWV 1009 Prelude
  20. Suite III BWV 1009 Allemande
  21. Suite III BWV 1009 Courante
  22. Suite III BWV 1009 Sarabande
  23. Suite III BWV 1009 Bouree I-II
  24. Suite III BWV 1009 Gigue
  25. Suite V BWV 1011 Prelude
  26. Suite V BWV 1011 Allemande
  27. Suite V BWV 1011 Courante
  28. Suite V BWV 1011 Sarabande
  29. Suite V BWV 1011 Gavotte I-II
  30. Suite V BWV 1011 Gigue
  31. Suite IV BWV 1010 Prelude
  32. Suite IV BWV 1010 Allemande
  33. Suite IV BWV 1010 Courante
  34. Suite IV BWV 1010 Sarabande
  35. Suite IV BWV 1010 Bourree I-II
  36. Suite IV BWV 1010 Gigue

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Performer(s)

Quirine Viersen

Genre

Baroque (1600 – 1750 A.D.)

Label

BarcaNova Records

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