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The Cello Suites

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Published by Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd in Sydney .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24323217M
ISBN 109781741768909
OCLC/WorldCa590674183

This is a great book, especially when you listen, as I have, to the Cello Suites while reading the manuscript version. The author closely follows the format of the music, interlacing its history, stories of Bach and his descendants, Pablo Casals finding and repetitively playing the Cello Suites, and his own journey into the world of s: The Cello Suites: J.S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the Search for a Baroque Masterpiece By Eric Siblin Atlantic Monthly Press; pages A review by R.C. Speck. This wonderful book traces the fascinating history of Bach’s famous Cello Suites. Although it is the story of a piece of music, it is also part biography and part mystery.

  As the subtitle suggests, “The Cello Suites” is a book of multiple tales. It’s partly the life of J.S. Bach, or a summary of what biographers have pieced together through the centuries.   The Cello Suites: J.S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the Search for a Baroque Masterpiece details his journey through the strange, exciting, and rather perplexing world of .

  “Bach’s cello suites have been my constant musical companions. For almost six decades, they have given me sustenance, comfort, and joy during times of stress, celebration, and loss,” Ma said. The Cello Suites: One autumn evening, not long after ending a stint as a pop music critic, Eric Siblin attended a recital of Johann Sebastian Bach¿s Cello Suites - and fell deeply in love. So began a quest that would unravel three centuries of mystery, intrigue, history, politics, and passion. The Cello Suites is the story of that quest, and weaves together three dramatic narratives: the Author: Eric Siblin.


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This is a great book, especially when you listen, as I have, to the Cello Suites while reading the manuscript version. The author closely follows the format of the music, interlacing its history, stories of Bach and his descendants, Pablo Casals finding and repetitively playing the Cello Suites, and his own journey into the world of by: 4.

The book contains 36 chapters, smartly organised using the 6 parts of the 6 cello suites as titles. I like classical music, love the Cello Suites (Yo-yo Ma's version is my favourite), but I knew nothing about Bach himself or Pablo Casals until I read this book.

Life in Baroque Germany was fascinating.4/5. The Cello Suites: J. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the Search for a Baroque Masterpiece - Kindle edition by Siblin, Eric. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use The Cello Suites book like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Cello Suites: J. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the Search for a Baroque Masterpiece/5(). The Cello Suites: J.S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the Search for a Baroque Masterpiece, by Eric Siblin (New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, ); hardcover, pp.

$ In his lifetime, J.S. Bach (–) was an obscure The Cello Suites book. One evening, journalist Eric Siblin attended a recital of Johann Sebastian Bach's Cello Suites and began an epic quest that would unravel three centuries of intrigue, politics, and passion.

Winner of the Mavis Gallant Prize for Nonfiction and the McAuslan First Book Prize, The Cello Suites weaves together three dramatic narratives: the disappearance of Bach's manuscript in the eighteenth 4/4(19).

The idea to write a book about the Bach suites, one that is not aimed at classical connoisseurs, came to me when I first heard three of the Cello Suites in that Toronto recital by Laurence Lesser. The idea was vague, but I had a strong sense there was a story there, somewhere, and decided to follow in the footsteps of the notes.

The Cello Suites J. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the Search for A Baroque Masterpiece (Book): Siblin, Eric: One evening, after ending a stint as a pop music critic, Eric Siblin attended a performance of Bach's Cello Suites. There, something unlikely happened: he fell deeply in love with the music.

So began a quest that would unravel three centuries of intrigue, politics, and passion. This book, the chronicle of series of musical and personal journeys of discovery revolving around the Bach cello suites, is the result. It immediately appealed to me because of my own love for the music -- although unlike Siblin, I'm not a musician of any kind and unlike him, 'classical' music has always been a part of my by: 4.

“The idea to write a book about the Bach suites, one that is not aimed at classical connoisseurs,” came to Mr. Siblin when he attended a recital in Toronto in   Siblin's book is partly an attempt to flesh out these portraits. He makes life difficult for his readers by copying the suites' structure, in six "preludes", "allemandes", "gigues" and so on, but Author: Phil Daoust.

In his debut, a Canadian journalist traces the history of Johann Sebastian Bach’s six cello suites from their composition to their rediscovery almost years later.

Siblin, the former pop-music critic at the Montreal Gazette, travels around the world following the suites through the lives of Bach and Spanish cellist Pablo Casals, whose. Winner of the Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-fiction and the McAuslan First Book Prize, The Cello Suites weaves together three dramatic narratives: the disappearance of Bach’s manuscript in the eighteenth century, Pablo Casals’s discovery and popularization of the music in Spain in the late nineteenth century, and Siblin’s infatuation with.

The Cello Suites is his first book. Eric Siblin is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker, and was the pop music critic at the Montreal Gazette.

He made the transition to television in with the documentary Word Slingers, which explores the wacky subculture of competitive Scrabble tournaments.4/5(). An award-winning journey through Johann Sebastian Bach’s six cello suites and the brilliant musician who revealed their lasting genius.

One fateful evening, journalist and pop-music critic Eric Siblin attended a recital of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Cello Suites—an experience that set him on an epic quest to uncover the mysterious history of the entrancing compositions and their miraculous Reviews: 1. One fateful evening, journalist Eric Siblin attended a recital of Johann Sebastian Bach's Cello Suites and began an epic quest that would unravel three centuries of intrigue, politics, and passion.

Winner of the Mavis Gallant Prize for Nonfiction and the McAuslan First Book Prize, The Cello Suites weaves together three dramatic narratives: the. The Cello Suites by Eric Siblin, The Cello Suites Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format.

Download The Cello Suites books, An award-winning journey through Johann Sebastian Bach’s six cello suites and the brilliant musician who revealed their lasting genius. One fateful evening, journalist and pop-music critic Eric Siblin attended a. The search led Siblin to Barcelona, where Casals, just thirteen and in possession of his first cello, roamed the backstreets with his father in search of sheet music and found Bach's lost suites tucked in a dark corner of a store.

Casals played them every day for. THE CELLO SUITES: J. BACH, PABLO CASALS, AND THE SEARCH FOR A BAROQUE MASTERPIECE By Eric Siblin Atlantic Monthly Press, $24, 19 pages REVIEWED BY PRISCILLA S.

TAYLOR. There’s no question. The Cello Suites is, on all counts, a superior book."-QWF McAuslan First Book Prize Jury citation.".an ambitious, carefully researched, and inventively constructed book written with clarity and verve."--Mavis Gallant Prize for Nonfiction Jury Citation "A delightfully quirky quest.

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piano book. Explore More Items. The Cello Suites weaves together three dramatic narratives: the first features Bach and the missing manuscript of the suites; the next, the legendary Spanish Catalan cellist Pablo Casals and his historic discovery of the music; and finally, Eric Siblin's own infatuation.THE CELLO SUITES.

The Cello Suites tells a multi-layered story of mystery, passion, history, and politics surrounding an epic piece of music by Johann Sebastian Bach.

The award-winning book was a No. 1 national best-seller in Canada and has been translated into nine languages.A fascinating look at the Bach cello suites from 3 vantage points: Bach's life, cellist Pablo Casal's life, and the author's life.

Provides a contemporary view of Bach's cello suites which I found positively delightful! Read full review4/5(7).