J.S. Bach: Suites No. 3 & 6 for Unaccompanied 'cello - Janos Starker
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GSC036DL (MONO) - J.S. Bach: Suites for Unaccompanied 'cello, No. 3 BWV 1009; No. 6 BWV 1012 - Janos Starker, 'cello - Starker recorded the 'cello suites 5 times during his long career. The recordings on this disc were the first, originally recorded by Period in the early '50s (only 1,3,4 & 6 were recorded at that time). These suites are possibly the most challenging and passionate of Bach's work, and Starker's approach, with long, arching phrasing and rich resonate tone, is a centerpiece of the mid-20th century style of playing. This is Starker at the beginning of his chamber career, and the performances are unforgettable. Transcription of the Saga LP reissue was by John Whitmore. Download includes cover, tray, and CD artwork.