<p>This new edition of Bach&rsquo;s French Suites (BWV 812&ndash;817) pairs these works with the large-scale French Overture in B minor (BWV 831) from the second part of the Clavier-Übung. It brings together on the one hand six essentially small-format keyboard suites of moderate difficulty and on the other the most extensive and substantial of Bach&rsquo;s sets of suites.</p><p>The player is provided with as clear and comprehensible a score as possible, and makes it easier to approach the work, while th...

Bach, J.S. - French Suites BWV 812–817 and French Overture BWV 831 for Piano

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This new edition of Bach’s French Suites (BWV 812–817) pairs these works with the large-scale French Overture in B minor (BWV 831) from the second part of the Clavier-Übung. It brings together on the one hand six essentially small-format keyboard suites of moderate difficulty and on the other the most extensive and substantial of Bach’s sets of suites.

The player is provided with as clear and comprehensible a score as possible, and makes it easier to approach the work, while those of an academic bent can refer to the Editorial Report for a documentation of sources, editorial additions and ornaments of a comprehensiveness otherwise found only in critical complete editions.