(BA 5216) Barenreiter’s Scholarly Critical Performing Edition is a compilation of four handwritten sources and the first printed edition. With accompanying text and facsimiles, this is a wealth of information for those undertaking a critical and historical study of Bach’s masterpieces for cello. Also included is a clean, unannotated copy to mark as you wish.
Dmitri Markevitch edition based upon the manuscripts of Kellner, Westphal and Anna Magdalena Bach. Suite V is presented with scordatura, and a second time after the version for Lute. Very few fingerings are provided; slurs are designated above the staff to be based on the manuscripts, and below the staff to be Markevitch’s suggestions. Introductory notes address the interpretations offered, citing details from manuscripts