Gaspar Cassado () takes full advantage of the sonorous quality of the cello in his compositional style. This piece is well written for the instrument and. Gaspar Cassado – Johann Sebastian Bach: 6 Suites for Solo Cello, Disc NM, Case NM, Format: Music CD, Vox Box Legends Records. Classical music CD. This suite for solo cello from is suitable for advanced players and professionals. Gaspar Cassadó: Suite for cello | UE This suite for solo cello from.

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Sarabande Cello Suite No. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. I wonder how he ever found one. Showing of 7 reviews. Well, I’ve heard bits of all three playing these Bach cello Suites, and I am pretty much sure that Ma probably has technical mastery that slightly beats out Casals and Cassado who are both excellent in their own rights.

However, as we all know, interpretation is by far the more important virtue casado choosing between professionals musicians where playing flawlessly is a perequisite. Prelude Cello Suite No. Would you believe, I actually found the original 3 LPs from in mint condition at a church fair for 25 cents?

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English Choose a language for shopping. Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Gaspar Cassado’s interpretation of Bach’s Cello Suites is simply outstanding. Your Amazon Music account is currently associated with a different marketplace.


Ships from and sold by Amazon. Gigue Cello Suite No. The difference between Cassado and Casals is less pronounced Casals is also a very impassioned cellistand so personal preferences are the only thing that separate the two.

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Allemande Cello Suite No. Inthere were few recordings of these works – I believe Casals and possibly Starker were the only other recorded options – so at that time, this was a better choice than it is now, when virtually every cellist of any fame has recorded them. But I suspect that most people want more than that, and there are limitless other recordings that provide a great deal more in terms of interpretation, cello tone, and sonics.

How does Cassado’s recording rate against the likes of Ma and Casals’s? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? I’m not sure why this recording receives 5-star reviews, except for nostalgic reasons.

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One of the best. Released on the label Vox Box Legends Records. Listen Now with Amazon Music. Cassado’s playing is competent, but much of the music is played in a plodding, metronomic manner with little rubato and very little attempt to vary phrasing enough to hold interest. The recording, by standards, is adequate.

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Not because of Cassado’s technique which is amazing – and he was 60but for the fact that there is a general feeling of noble melancholy and virility that permeats these suites and highlights celol intense, almost painful beauty. The instrument is amazing. Casals is off course excellent but the vintage recording noise can get in the way sometimes; Fournier has advantage of perfect sound recording quality but may have less expression then I’d sometimes welcome, or expression cello speed that I find undesirable.

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Gaspar Cassado – Johann Sebastian Bach: The experienced Cassado 60 when he made this recording handily beats out the “spunky” Ma at least in the playing of these Bach suites in the expression department. Bach is always a winner with me.

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