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Simone Masina Solo Bass: Prelude from Cello Suite No.1 in G Major

This one seemed perfect to share on a Sunday afternoon. Bassist Simone Masina sent us this video of him performing J.S. Bach’s Prelude – the first movement of Cello Suite No.1 in G Major.

Simone plays a beautiful Ritter for the recording, but what also caught our attention is where Simone recorded this video: at Quattro Castella – Reggio Emilia (Castle of Bianello).

Simone shares, “Bianello was one of the many castles of Matilla of Canossa, one of the most interesting historical figures of the Middle Ages.”

Epic all around.

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