The Cello Suites
J.S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the Search for A Baroque MasterpieceeBook - 2011
One autumn evening, shortly after ending a ten-year stint as a pop-music columnist for the Montreal Gazette, Eric Siblin attended a concert at Toronto's Royal Conservatory of Music. There, something unlikely happened: he fell in love with a piece of classical music -- Bach's cello suites. Part biography, part music history, and part literary mystery, The Cello Suites weaves together three dramatic stories: The first features Johann Sebastian Bach and the missing manuscript of his suites from the eighteenth century; the second is that of Pablo Casals and his incredible discovery of the manuscri.
Publisher: New York : House of Anansi Press, 2011
Characteristics: 1 online resource (329 p.)