Photo credit: Domenic Aquilina
BACH - VIOLA DA GAMBA SONATAS TRANSCRIBED FOR DOUBLE BASS AND HARPSICHORD
Thursday 21, JANUARY | 7:30PM
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.
Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750)
transcribed by Gjorgji Cincievski *
Sonata No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1027
Allegro ma non tanto
Sonata No. 2 in D Major, BWV 1028
Sonata No. 3 in G minor, BWV 1029
*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.
Gjorgji Cincievski - Double bass
Francis Camilleri – Harpsichord