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French cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras plays JS Bach's Suite No 1 for solo cello and South Korean pianist Yeol Eum Son plays Le Tombeau de Couperin by Ravel.

Kate Molleson presents a selection of performances from the 14th East Neuk Festival, held in various locations across the Kingdom of Fife. As part of the festival, French cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras embarked on an ambitious, day-long series of concerts dedicated to all six of JS Bach's Cello Suites and we hear him at the very start of his journey as he plays Bach's Suite for Solo Cello No 1 in G major. South Korean pianist Yeol Eum Son performs works that, although composed around the same time, are as different as wine and bourbon - 'Le Tombeau de Couperin' by Ravel and piano arrangements of three songs by George Gershwin.

Bach: Suite No 1 for solo cello
Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello)

Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin
Gershwin: When you want 'em, you can't get 'em
Gershwin: Rialto Ripples Rag
Gershwin: Swanee
Yeol Eum Son (piano)

Presenter: Kate Molleson.

58 minutes

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Tue 10 Jul 2018 13:00

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Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite No.1 for solo cello, BWV 1007

    Performer: Jeanā€Guihen Queyras.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Le Tombeau de Couperin

    Performer: Yeol Eum Son.
  • George Gershwin

    When you want 'em / Rialto Ripples Rag / Swanee

    Performer: Yeol Eum Son.
  • Moritz Moszkowski

    Etincelles, Op.36 No.6 (Sparks)

    Performer: Yeol Eum Son.

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