Bach’s Suites for Unaccompanied Cello
There are few works of classical music that inspire the awe that cellists feel for the Bach Suites. They start to play them within a year or two of taking up the instrument and, if hands and minds hold out, they are still working on the same pieces 60 years later.
We know very little of the background to the Suites. They were written in about 1720 when Bach was More