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Bach â€“ Suite no. 2 for unaccompanied cello, Movement 1, PreludeFILLER TEXTYo-yo Ma â€“ played on Modern CelloFILLER TEXT FILLER TEXTFILLER TEXT (prelude ends at 4:20)FILLER TEXTMischa Maisky â€“ played on Modern CelloFILLER TEXT FILLER TEXT (this clip is just the Prelude)FILLER TEXTSteuart Pincombe, played on Baroque celloFILLER TEXT FILLER TEXT (Prelude ends at 4:52)FILLER TEXTEva Lymenstull, played on Baroque celloFILLER TEXT FILLER TEXT (Prelude ends at 3:58FILLER TEXTFILLER TEXTYour paper should be 850-1000 Words, which is 3-4 pages of double spaced 12-point typeface.FILLER TEXT FILLER TEXTResearch the Bach cello suites. Do we know when and for whom they were composed? Were they popular in his day? How are they regarded today?FILLER TEXTListen to these four “covers” of the Prelude. Two are on modern cello and two are on Baroque cello. Use terminology studied in class, i.e. “mezza di voce,” “timbre,” “rubato,” “vibrato,” etc. when answering the following questions:FILLER TEXTAre there general differences in sound and interpretation between the modern and Baroque versions?FILLER TEXTAs we discussed in class, a Prelude in the Baroque suite is an improvisatory piece (i.e. sounds spontaneous as if the player is making it up on the spot.) Rank the performances from most improvisatory to least improvisatoryFILLER TEXTFor the one(s) that are more improvisatory, how is this quality projected by the player?FILLER TEXTPay attention to the notes of longer duration. How do the different performers handle the longer notes in terms of expression (vibrato, tone color, etc.)?FILLER TEXTWhich “cover” do you like the most, which the least and why?FILLER TEXTFILLER TEXTGrading:FILLER TEXTA – Accurate historical info; excellent use of musical terminology; no errors in spelling/grammarFILLER TEXTB- Accurate historical info; good use of musical terminology; some errors in spelling/grammarFILLER TEXTC- Mostly accurate historical info; fair use of musical terminology; many errors in spelling/grammarFILLER TEXTD – Inaccurate or missing historical info; poor use of musical terminology; poor spelling/grammarFILLER TEXTF – Not a serious effort.