ON BACH’S CELLO SUITE NO. 2 IN D MINOR

by Lorna Crozier
Prelude
Lacking the violin’s higher reasoning,
its closeness to the mind, the cello
without touching, knows the lower body
best, the shame and glory of the belly,
the bowels, the inner thighs,
the sweat and stain of things, holy and otherwise,
—this, the cello’s music, the dark vibratos,
the pitch and muscle of their sounds.

rostropovich Listen to Mstislav Rostropovich play Bach’s Cello Suite No 2 in D minor

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One response to “ON BACH’S CELLO SUITE NO. 2 IN D MINOR

  1. Bill Stuart

    You aced it this time Bruce

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