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New Release: J.S. Bach-Six Suites for Viola Solo

Kim Kashkashian is an internationally known violist. Besides her performance schedule, she teaches at the New England Conservatory, and is Founder and President of the project Music for Food. She recently released this album, featuring Bach’s six cello suites played on viola. Bach’s fondness for the viola is well documented and the instrument played an important role in many of his works. You can purchase this album here.

  1. Johann Sebastian Bach: Suite in D minor, BWV 1008 (IV. Sarabande)
    Kim Kashkashian, viola
  2. Johann Sebastian Bach: Suite in G major, BWV 1007 (VI. Gigue)
    Kim Kashkashian, viola
  3. Johann Sebastian Bach: Suite in C major, BWV 1009 (I. Prelude)
    Kim Kashkashian, viola