One fateful evening, journalist and pop-music critic Eric Siblin attended a recital of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Cello Suites—an experience that set him on an epic quest to uncover the mysterious history of the entrancing compositions and their miraculous reemergence nearly 200 years later. In pursuit of his musicological obsession, Siblin would unravel three centuries of […]
A Performer’s Guide for Violists: Unaccompanied Bach Edition
A new edition of three iconic works for unaccompanied viola by J.S. Bach, A Performers Guide for Violists Unaccompanied Bach Edition contains detailed descriptions of fingerings, bowings and phrasing ideas. Included in this book are the Preludes to Suite no. 1 and 3, as well as the Chaconne from Partita no. 2. Written for professional violists, […]
2013 Bach Trumpet
Behold: the latest trumpet from Conn-Selmer, showcased at the 2013 NAMM music trade show. This beautiful horn was co-designed by Jose Hernandez, the great mariachi trumpet player. If you’re looking for a bright sound with a clean staccato attack, look no further. For more information, visit the Bach website.