Lute Suite No. 2, BWV 997, Fuga (Fugue)

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Baroque period

Skill level: Virtuosic
V

Time signature: 6/8,

Suggested tempo: dotted quarter note = 44 - 60 bpm

Key: Am

Positions I - VII

3 voices: contrapuntal with complex voicing

Tuning: Standard

Approximate duration: 6 min


Originally for the lute in C minor; There are many transcriptions of this suite, we recommend the Frank Koonce edition or Tillman Hoppstock edition

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

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