The German-Canandia cellist takes a look at structure, character and speed, and explains why it is so important to honour the composer’s bowings, in the first and second movements of the E minor Sonata
This work is the centrepiece of Kyung Wha Chung’s recent release on Warner Classics, featuring music by Fauré, Franck and Debussy.
Read: Kyung Wha Chung: Beau Soir. Works by Fauré, Franck, Debussy [album review]
In this video, Spanish cellist Pablo Ferrández plays two cellos side by side: the 1696 ‘Lord Aylesford’ Stradivari which he has on loan from the Nippon Music Foundation and a 1694 Giuseppe Guarneri ‘filius Andreae’ from J A Beare in London.