ohann Sebastian Bach’s famous concerto for organ BWV 593 is an arrangement of AntonioVivaldi’s concerto op. 3 no. 8 from “L’Estro Armonico” for two solo violins, strings and basso continuo.
Our new edition, in turn, is an arrangement of this organ concerto and has been scored for violoncello solo, strings and basso continuo. It was commissed for the renowned cellist Sol Gabetta who premiered it at the 2013 Bachwoche in Ansbach, a famous music festival in southern Germany.
The composer and arranger Joachim F. W. Schneider provides an idiomatic arrangement and cellists willwelcome this addition to their repertoire.
• Arrangement of Bach’s organ concerto BWV 593
• Idiomatic arrangement for cellists