Lute Suite No. 4, BWV 1006a, Gigue

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Baroque period

Skill level: Advanced
A

Time signature: 6/8,

Suggested tempo: dotted quarter note = 62 - 68 bpm

Key: E

Positions I - V

3 voices: melody and active bass; contrapuntal with moderately complex 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
Finger Independence
Right Hand Arpeggios
Slurs
Bass Stopping
Left Hand Arpeggios
Tremolo
Harmonics
Extended Techniques

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