JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
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|JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH – MUSIC FOR SOLO FLUTE
Cello suites transcribed by Wilbert Hazelzet
Partita for flute (a minor), BWV 1013
Suite for cello nº 1 (G major), BWV 1007
Suite for cello nº 2 (b minor), BWV 1008
Suite for cello nº 3 (C major), BWV 1009
‘In the leaden fatigue of our everydayness I was shaken as I listened to your music, I centred my attention on something extraordinary that happened inside me. A delightful feeling overwhelmed me, cut me off, though I knew not what caused it. And it transformed the vicisitudes of life into nothing, its disasters became harmless and its brevity became illusory, much in the way that love affects one, filling oneself with its prized essence; but, to put it clearer, that essence was not in me, rather we were one and the same thing. I no longer felt mediocre, unimportant and mortal.’ (Proust/Ortega)
This is a CD of pure poetry. The most poetic music interpreted by the most poetic of performers. The essence of Bach in a recital that is sure to hypnotize the listener from the first note to the last...
After being out of print for quite a few years –although like a true cult recording, innumerable pirate copies have made the rounds among devotees– the Glossa Platinum collection now offers us the perfect opportunity to once again present this gem in an innovative and evocative format, a revised edition in which the original essays by Wilbert Hazelzet and Reduán Ortega have been included.