Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996, Bourrée

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Baroque period

Skill level: Advanced
A

RCM level: 6


Time signature: 2/2, Unmarked

Suggested tempo: = 116 - 132 bpm

Key: Em

Positions I - VIII

2 voices: contrapuntal with complex voicing

Tuning: Standard

Approximate duration: 1 min


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

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

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