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English Suites BWV 806-811

Piano Solo

By Joahnn Sebastian Bach

Piano solo - SMP Level 10 (Advanced)
Piano Solo. Composed by Joahnn Sebastian Bach and Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Edited by Rudolph Steglich. Sheet Music. Paperbound. Henle Music Folios. Urtext edition-paper bound. Baroque. Collection (softcover). With introductory text and performance notes. 115 pages. G. Henle #HN100. Published by G. Henle (HL.51480100).

Item Number: HL.51480100

ISBN 9790201801001. 9x12 inches.

This title has selections that range in difficulty from SMP Level 8-10.

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About SMP Level 10 (Advanced)

Very advanced level, very difficult note reading, frequent time signature changes, virtuosic level technical facility needed.

  • English suite (1), A major, BWV 806 (Piano solo)  Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • English suite (2), A minor, BWV 807 (Piano solo)  Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • English suite (3), G minor, BWV 808 (Piano solo)  Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • English suite (4), F major, BWV 809 (Piano solo)  Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • English suite (5), E minor, BWV 810 (Piano solo)  Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • English suite (6), D minor, BWV 811 (Piano solo)  Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
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  • 5

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  • September 02, 2021 Feels like old times!

    I really miss the old publishing values -- top scholarship with fine publishing esthetics and, well, character. THIS HAS IT! Even the paper seems to be a return to the standard cream color of yesteryear. The price was incredibly good, esp for a German edition!? Editorial piece is in 3 languages...

    . Here's to you, Henle Verlag!

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  • 5

    Christopher Fulkerson
    San Francisco Bay Area
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  • October 17, 2011 Required Five Volumes of Suites, Plus Two

    For multi-movement compositions, this is, and all of the following are excellent editions, all available at Henle (always your first choice editions for music by the basic dead white guys - making sure to get the version with or without fingerings, according to your decision) which are basic to the...

    keyboard library of all serious musicians OF ANY STRIPE, whether of the ancient quill-plucked harpsichord or the modern hammer-struck piano:Bach Partitas, Henle 28Bach English Suites, Henle 100Bach French Suites, Henle 71Handel Suites 1720, Henle 336Handel Suites 1733, Henle 472A basic complete sequence is possible if you include these: Bach Konzert/Ouverture/Variations, Henle 129Bach WTC, Henle 14 and 16Depart from Henle in good will on the basis of fingerings, but know enough about fingerings to know why.NO MUSICIAN CAN AFFORD TO BE IGNORANT OF THIS MUSIC.

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  • 5

    Rachel Fitzpatrick
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  • May 18, 2010 Fantastic!

    I'm a big Bach fan, so I couldn't pass up a purchase of a Henle edition for Bach.Couldn't ask for a better edition. Henle always makes the notes readable and provides the best Urtext out there.

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