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Written by Helen Tuesday, 26 March 2019 00:00
Bach: Cello Suites by Jaap Ter Linden
The Dutch cellist, viola da gamba (viol) player and conductor. Jaap ter Linden, showed talent early on and enrolled at The Hague's Royal Conservatory to study cello. There he advanced quickly and also began playing the viola da gamba, an instrument associated with Renaissance-era and Baroque music. This branching out in music also extended into other academic areas, as ter Linden turned to the study of psychology, a field, however, that would ultimately not divert him from his musical pursuits.
In the 21st century Jaap ter Linden remained active in both the concert hall and recording studio as a cellist, gambist, and conductor. He was Artist in Residence at the Bodenseefestival, Germany, where he conducted concerts with violinist Daniel Hope, Concerto Köln and the Letland State Choir and appe