Mstislav Rostropovich plays Johann Sebastian Bach’s Cello Suites, The Six suites for unaccompanied cello, probably the most frequently performed and recognizable solo compositions ever written for cello. Bach’s Cello Suites were most likely composed during the period 1717–1723 when Bach served as a Kapellmeister in Köthen.
The legendary Spanish classical guitarist Narciso Yepes (14 November 1927 – 3 May 1997) performs an 80-minute solo recital, plus 25 minutes of encores, on the ten-string guitar of his own conception, at the Teatro Real de Madrid, in 1979.
Chilean music group Quilapayún plays Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Rondeau”, Orchestral Suite No.2 in B minor, BWV 1067, Movement 2/7, with Latin American musical instruments.
Accompanied by the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, the German violinist Julia Fischer plays Felix Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64. Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung. Recorded during the Saint-Denis Festival on June 19, 2014. Encore: Sarabande, one of the Six suites for unaccompanied cello by Johann Sebastian Bach.
Stephen Malinowski performs and also visualizes Johann Sebastian Bach‘s Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565. Stephen Anthony Malinowski is an American composer, pianist, educator, software engineer, and inventor. He was born on August 6, 1953, in Santa Monica, California in the United States.
Two masters of the guitar – Eliot Fisk, a great classical guitarist, and Paco Peña, one of the greatest flamenco guitarists ever. In a tiny concert presented by NPR Music, they’re playing two classical and two flamenco pieces. The repertoire here ranges from Baroque compositions by Bach and Domenico Scarlatti to present-day flamenco. And what […]
The second movement, Aria, from Bach’s orchestral suite in D Major, BWV 1068, performed on original instruments from the time of Bach by the Early Music ensemble Voices of Music. Air on the G String is German violinist and teacher August Wilhelmj‘s (21 September 1845 in Usingen – 22 January 1908 in London) arrangement of […]
Conducted by the German conductor, choirmaster, organist, and harpsichordist Karl Richter, the Münchener Bach-Orchester performs Johann Sebastian Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos. “The best proof we have that life is good, is that to each of us, on the day we are born, comes the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. It comes as a gift, unearned, unmerited, for […]