Today, part 2 of my new video series on the Bach solo cello suites, featuring the G major Allemande. After Bach’s relentless use of one motif in the famous Prelude, he shifts gears completely and uses several different ideas, going from one to the next very quickly. There’s something of Bach the family man in all his pieces, and this one’s no exception – you’ll see what I mean. Bach also shows that his influence goes beyond music to 20th Century American tv dramas – this piece contains what I call the “Columbo effect”. If you like the video, please click on the donate button below to support 4-Way’s education program – thanks!

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Till next time (and the Courante),


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