6 Partitas BWV 825-830

6 Partitas BWV 825-830

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Piano Solo
Series: Henle Music Folios
Publisher: Henle Urtext Edition
Format: Softcover
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Editor: Rudolf Steglich

Each one of Bach's six Partitas features seven great single movements, predominantly in the sequence: Präludium, Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, [two free dances], Gigue. These partitas can justifiably be described as Bach's “ultimate” cycle of suites. As regards the artistic and manual demands, it goes far beyond its “English” (HN 100) and “French” (HN 71) siblings that are also frequently played. It is no coincidence that Bach only had these six partitas printed (1731), and what is known as “Opus 1.”

Song List: Bach: Partita 1 B flat major BWV 825 Bach: Partita 2 c minor BWV 826 Bach: Partita 3 a minor BWV 827 Bach: Partita 4 D major BWV 828 Bach: Partita 5 G major BWV 829 Bach: Partita 6 e minor BWV 830 Instrumentation: Piano Width: 9.25" Length: 12.25" 124 pages