J.S. Bach

Recommended (or not) Recordings

Unaccompanied Cello Suites

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Ralph Kirshbaum
Individual Works:Suite No. 1 in G, BWV 1007
Suite No. 2 in d minor, BWV 1008
Suite No. 3 in C, BWV 1009
Suite No. 4 in E flat, BWV 1010
Suite No. 5 in c minor, BWV 1011
Suite No. 6 in D, BWV 1012
Record Label:Virgin Classics
Year Released/Recorded:1994
Comments: In some ways, I prefer Yo-Yo Ma's restrained, shimmering performance of the suites to Kirshbaum's.Yet his work has a marvelous vigor and strength which I also admire.
Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Sarah Trombley
Date First Submitted:11/14/1995