'The solo cello suites take on a different character when played on the viola: it's not just the higher sounds, but a greater lightness and easier agility'

This week's free download is the first movement of JS Bach's Cello Suite No. 1 in G, performed on the viola by Kim Kashkashian. It was recorded on the ECM label and awarded five stars for both performance and recording in the December issue of BBC Music Magazine.

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