Watch a performance of Bach’s Cello Suites – and follow along with the music

19 July 2017, 10:41

Christian-Pierre La Marca Bach Prelude – second-.mp4

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By Lizzie Davis

We’ve teamed up with music publisher Bärenreiter to create beautiful videos of live performances with scrolling scores.

Bach’s Cello Suites are some of the greatest works ever written for the instrument – and a real touchstone for any professional cellist.

Bärenreiter, founded in 1923, is one of the world’s most well-known classical music publisher.

We’ve teamed up with the publishing house to bring you videos that combine live music-making with the musical score – so you can follow along while enjoying the performance.

Christian-Pierre La Marca is one of today’s top cellist and we went behind the scenes at Sony to record a live session with him.

He performed the breath-takingly beautiful Prélude from Bach’s First Cello Suite for us. The Bärenreiter edition on screen is BA320 – and you can buy the score here.

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