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Bach, JS - 6 Suites BWV 1007 1012 for Cello - Henle URTEXT Edition

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The Bach Cello Suites are widely regarded as among the best music written for a solo instrument, and as a result they have been transcribed for a very wide variety of other instruments.  Rediscovered and popularized by Pablo Casals a century ago, these suites vary greatly in difficulty and style.  As a result, developing cellists tend to spend a great deal of time with these suites over the course of their education.

This Henle URTEXT edition is edited by Egon Voss.

Difficulty: A3-A6.

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Title: 6 Suites for Solo Cello
Composer: Bach, J.S.
Arranger:
Editor: Egon Voss
Publisher: G Henle Verlag
Instrumentation: Solo Cello
Parts Included: Cello Part
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  • MIKE KO
  • loudoun county, VA

Asked On: 09/29/2017

is this a collection of sheet music or a book? thanks

SHAR Answer:

This item is a book containing Bach's 6 suites for cello. Please let us know if you have any other questions.

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Asked On: 07/29/2016

What does Urtext mean? What makes this edition different than the others?

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Urtext basically means that this music is the earliest version of this piece of music, to which later versions can be compared. It serves as a baseline; it gives musicians and scholars an idea for the composer’s original intent. The reason that one would purchase an Urtext edition of music would be so that he or she has a musical text which solely reflects the composer’s intentions; creative interpretation can then be built upon those intentions. While it’s useful to purchase an Urtext edition so that one may get a feel for a composer’s intentions, it’s no guarantee of the composer’s exact writings. When a piece of music is edited or altered, it’s common for editors to add or subtract to the music as well as to edit performance methods. In many cases, it can be useful to purchase a thoroughly edited and altered version of a piece of music, because perhaps it will contain fingerings, bowings or musical performance ideas that will be useful to the performer or student who’s using it. Editions that are edited or arranged may also contain a different cadenza for a concerto. When deciding which edition to buy, it really does come down to personal preference. It’s also worth noting that there’s more than one publisher of the Urtext version of music. Some well-known publishers of Urtext versions include Henle, Bärenreiter and Breitkopf, among others. This comes from the G. Henle Verlag Publisher’s website: “There is no such thing as the one valid Urtext version of a musical composition, because the Urtext edition is not the same as a composer's manuscript. (Unfortunately even today many musicians believe this to be the case, for the word "Urtext" [original text] probably also supports this idea.) In most cases the Urtext editor has to choose between different readings in the primary sources: What is "correct", what is "wrong"? Often there is no clear answer. At all events, a good Urtext edition justifies the decision made (and printed).”

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