Saturday, November 29, 2014

Bach cello suites ... "at home"

I had yesterday heard the first suite played on viola, which I liked a lot itself.

But, I can't find a recording of the entire cycle.

Then, tipped by someone's comment on another YouTube selection, of the first movement of the fourth suite, on viola ... I thought period instruments.

And, I found what I didn't think about.

The full cycle, on the original instrument — a viola da gamba. Scratch that. The original one is no longer availalble.

But here's another: