Analekta Data has this week introduced the discharge of Israeli-Canadian cellist Ofra Harnoy‘s new album: ‘Again to Bach‘.
The brand new disc options numerous common Baroque favorites organized for solo cello with unconventional brass band and cello ensemble accompaniment – together with Bach’s ‘Air‘ from the Orchestral Suite No.three, ‘Bist Du Bei Mir‘ and numerous quick arias works by Allegri, Handel, Correlli and Telemann.
”As soon as we determined that this is able to be a Baroque album, I felt that I wished to revisit a number of the outdated gems that I had recorded early on in my profession … in addition to some materials that I’ve by no means achieved earlier than …” Ofra has informed The Violin Channel.
“I had a imaginative and prescient of easy methods to interpret and understand this music, utilizing the multi-tracking know-how that’s obtainable right this moment, that permits me to strategy the efficiency from each doable angle …” the previous pupil of luminaries Pierre Fournier, Jacqueline du Pre and Mstislav Rostropovich has stated.
”By creating a brand new setting for this music with having solo cello accompanied typically by brass choir, and cello ensemble for the remaining, I hope that the tried-and-true followers of this music will discover a recent method of having fun with it … on the similar time, I really feel that this will likely additionally give new listeners one thing uncommon to open their ears to classical music and seize their creativeness.”
Again to Bach
Ofra Harnoy, Cello
Mike Herriott, Multi-instrumentalist and Arranger
Launch Date: September 7, 2019