Johann Sebastian Bach’s famous Concerto for Organ BWV 593 is an arrangement of Antonio Vivaldi’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 commissioned for the renowned cellist Sol Gabetta.
The composer and arranger Joachim F. W. Schneider provides an idiomatic arrangement and cellists will welcome this addition to their repertoire.
• Arrangement of Bach’s organ concerto BWV 593 • Idiomatic arrangement for cellists
Detailed instrumentation: Violoncello solo, Violin (2), Viola, Violoncello, Double bass, Basso continuo