4 Feb 2019

BACH: Sarabande from Cello Suite No 5

From Music Alive, 8:00 pm on 4 February 2019
Johann Sebasian Bach

Johann Sebasian Bach Photo: Elias Gottlob Haussmann, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Cellist Rolf Gjelsten says: "The remarkable similarities between the Sarabande and the aria from Cantata 21 lead me to believe they are expressing similar sentiments - my vision for this Sarabande is a dark moment of contemplation between crucifixion and resurrection."

Recorded in Nelson Cathedral by RNZ

Sound Engineer: Graham Kennedy