Bach: French Suites, BWV 812-817 and French Overture, BWV 831
Edition Peters - EP11443
- Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
- Editor: Ulrich Bartels
- Instrumentation: Piano
- ISMN: 979-001411977-5
- Size: 9.1 x 11.9 inches
- Pages: 98
- Urtext / Critical Edition
This new edition of Bach's French Suites pairs these works with the large-scale French Overture in B Minor 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.
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