Bach's Cello Suites, Volumes 1 and 2: Analyses and Explorations
by Allen Winold
J. S. Bach's Suites for Unaccompanied Cello are among the most cherished and frequently played works in the entire literature of music, and yet they have never been the subject of a full-length music analytical study. The musical examples herein include every note of all movements (so one needs no separate copy of the music while reading the book), and undertakes both basi...more
Paperback, 280 pages
Published May 1st 2007 by Indiana University Press
(first published January 1st 2007)
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Whoever wants to grab J.S. Bach’s Six Cello Suites by their horns, sorry, by their necks, should consider this book (two volumes).
Allen Winold is an Emeritus at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. In his introduction he states that he is aiming three different types of audiences: Cellists, Music Teachers, and the serious Aficionados. This aiming at a threefold audience, in music, is not an easy task. Technical aspects of music are not so intuitively available as is, for example, painting...more