Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996, Prelude

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

Skill level: Advanced
A

Time signature: 4/4, Passaggio

Suggested tempo: = 56 - 66 bpm

Key: Em

Positions I - IV

2 voices: melody and accompaniment with simple voicing

Tuning: Standard

Approximate duration: 2 min


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

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

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