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HN102

Bach: English Suites 1-3, BWV 806-808

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    • Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
    • Editor: Rudolf Steglich
    • Fingering: Hans-Martin Theopold
    • Instrumentation: Piano
    • ISMN: 979-020180102-5
    • Size: 9.3 x 12.2 inches
    • Pages: 57
    • Urtext / Critical Edition

    Although people might like to think that the "English Suites" were composed after the "French Suites", "the temperamental and in part virtuoso flow of these Suites is more characteristic of the musical language of the young Bach". The kaleidoscopic variety of the six "English" Suites is breathtaking. One lifetime is not enough to exhaustively comprehend and penetrate them.