127 A whole new world: Bach, Cello Suite no.1

In his Cello Suites, JS Bach catapulted the instrument into the solo spotlight and discovered new worlds of sound and possibilities, full of riches to explore. Nominally it’s dance music but its depth and beauty bring us stillness and solace. 

Listening time: 25 mins (podcast 7′, music 18′)

Performances here on played by the wonderful David Watkin. [Apple Music is a whole album link. This episode features Cello Suite no. 1 in G, BWV1007]

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