Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996, Allemande

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Baroque period

Skill level: Advanced
A

RCM level: 8


Time signature: 4/4, Unmarked

Suggested tempo: = 56 - 63 bpm

Key: Em

Positions I - VII

3 voices: contrapuntal with complex voicing

Tuning: Standard

Approximate duration: 3 min


There are many transcriptions of this suite, we recommend the Frank Koonce edition or Tillman Hoppstock edition

Finger Independence
Scales
Shifting
Right Hand Arpeggios
Bass Stopping
Chord Transitioning
Left Hand Arpeggios
Slurs
Tremolo
Harmonics
Extended Techniques

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