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Prelude BWV 1008 (guitar grade 8)

By Johann Sebastian Bach

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Guitar, Guitar Tab, Classical guitar - Advanced - Digital Download
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Arranged by Pete Downes. Baroque Period, General Worship, Repertoire, Recital. Individual Part. 5 pages. Published by Pete Downes (S0.1048765).

Item Number: S0.1048765

This is the Prelude from Bach's Cello Suite No.2 arranged for guitar and is a grade 8 piece.

The fingering and position has been completely reassessed to allow most arpeggiated chords to ring on. Intervals of a 2nd are played as scales.

The lower voice (with stems down) is an optional addition to the original cello score.

Chord analysis and tablature has been included.

Approach to performing

Listen to cellists such as Yo-Yo Ma and Rostropovich performing this piece to get a sense of it's intended mood. On guitar we can't get the length of expression on a single string but we can use dynamics and space.

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