Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996, Gigue

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750) (arranged by: Stefan Apke)
Baroque period

Skill level: Virtuosic
V

Time signature: 12/8, Unmarked

Suggested tempo: = 148 - 160 bpm

Key: Em

Positions I - VII

2 voices: contrapuntal with complex voicing

Tuning: Standard

Approximate duration: 3 min


Has instances of 3 voices, but predominantly consists of two voices; There are many transcriptions of this suite, we recommend the Frank Koonce edition or Tillman Hoppstock edition

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

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