French Suite No.2 in C minor, BWV 813 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Air (No.4)

For Organ (Gouin)

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Keanur (2015/5/20)

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Publisher Info. Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2015
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Sheet Music

Scores

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Editor Ernst Naumann (1832-1910)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 45.2 (pp.94-99)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1895. Plate B.W. XLV (2).
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Misc. Notes Corrected versions of the scores in Band 13.2
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Editor Alfred Dürr (1918-2011)
Translator Tilden A. Russell, preface
Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie V. Klavier- und Lautenwerke
Band 8. Die sechs Französischen Suiten / Zwei Suiten a-Moll und Es-Dur (pp.10-19)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1980. Plate BA 5166/DVfM 8074.
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Misc. Notes 600 dpi. Page size is 9 x 12 inches. Note: This edition was published separately and not officially part of the Neue Bach-Ausgabe. See edition number BA 5053 (when it gets posted on this page in the future) is the official edition number of the NBA.
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Editor Alfred Dürr (1918-2011)
Translator Tilden A. Russell, preface
Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie V. Klavier- und Lautenwerke
Band 8. Die sechs Französischen Suiten / Zwei Suiten a-Moll und Es-Dur (pp.72-81)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1980. Plate BA 5166/DVfM 8074.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For 2 Guitars (Grayson)

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Misc. Notes Transposed from C-minor to A-minor. Though handwritten it is clear, has fingering and all turnovers are possible.
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Courante (No.2)

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Air (No.4)

For Organ (Gouin)

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Publisher. Info. Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2009
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Menuet I (No.5)

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General Information

Work Title French Suite No.2 in C minor
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Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 813 ; BC L 20
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 171
Key C minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 movements:
  1. Allemande
  2. Courante
  3. Sarabande
  4. Air
  5. Menuet I
  6. Menuet II (in BWV 813a)
  7. Gigue
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1722 or before
First Publication. 1802-03 in 6 French Suites, BWV 812-817 (No.2)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation keyboard
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article (6 French Suites)
Bach.de (German)