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Kim Kashkashian explains why it's okay to play the Bach Cello Suites on viola / CLASSICAL CLASSROOM

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Interview with KING-FM's Dacia Clay

We know what you're thinking: Another episode about Bach?! That's what we said! In fact, in this episode we ask Grammy-winning violist Kim Kashkashian to explain why classical musicians play and record the same music repeatedly, and specifically, why it's often the music of Bach. Her answer is totally fascinating! We also address the elephant in the room, i.e., whether or not it would have been okay with Bach that she played his Cello Suites on viola on her new album.

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