Photo credit: Domenic Aquilina

BACH - VIOLA DA GAMBA SONATAS TRANSCRIBED FOR DOUBLE BASS AND HARPSICHORD

Gjorgji Cincievski

Thursday  21, JANUARY | 7:30PM 

Teatru Manoel

Gjorgji Cincievski’s transcriptions have often featured in The Valletta Baroque Festival, astounding audiences with the hidden versatility and expressiveness of the string instruments family’s largest member.

 

PROGRAMME

Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750)
transcribed by Gjorgji Cincievski *

 

Sonata No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1027

Adagio

Allegro ma non tanto

Andante

Allegro moderato

 

Sonata No. 2 in D Major, BWV 1028

Adagio

Allegro

Andante

Allegro

 

Sonata No. 3 in G minor, BWV 1029

Vivace

Adagio

Allegro

*This is a world premiere performance, with transcription done by Gjorgji Cincievski, having the double bass tuned 5th above, enabling the performer to play these pieces at original pitch on the double bass with the sound, colour and depth as originally intended by J.S.Bach.

 

MUSICIANS

Gjorgji Cincievski - Double bass

Francis Camilleri – Harpsichord

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