Air On A G String Sheet Music

Air On A G String Sheet Music
also known as Air auf der G Seite, BWV 1068, Air For A G String, Air On The G String, Air On G String Sheet Music
Artist: Johann Sebastian Bach (also known as J. S. Bach)
Writer: Johann Sebastian Bach, JS Bach, Pam Wedgwood
Air On The G String, which is also known as Air On G String and Air On A G String has an interesting origin:

At the end of the 19th century the German violinist August Wilhelmj (1845-1908) decided to adapt J.S. Bach`s Aria from the “Suite for Orchestra in D-major” BWV 1068 for violin and piano. This second movement of Bach`s third orchestral suite is a slow movement in 4/4 and Bach wrote it originally for solo-violin and string orchestra.

Wilhelmj transposed the entire solo part, which is a gem of lyric music, into C, so it fits comfortably on the G-string, the lowest string of the violin with a particularly dark and romantic timbre. The harmonic parts he wrote for piano. Though this music was later transcribed for many other instruments like the flute, it did not lose its name “Air on the G-String”.Click on the Preview buttons below to see our String Quartet arrangements of Air On A G String. The individual instrumental parts are included in the purchase of the full score of Air On A G String. The full score and the individual parts can be previewed for your convenience. If you are looking for a suitable play-along for this arrangement, then you will be able to download a high-quality MP3 audio file. Where possible we also offer a full recording of the full scores including all instruments. If you hold your mouse over the MP3 logo you will see a precise description of which instruments are included in each backing track. Clicking on the MP3 logo will start the playback of a sample file of our full MP3 recording. This means that for a string quartet arrangement you will find an audio file that consists of the second violin part, the viola part and the cello part. This allows you to play the first violin part to the accompaniment of a high-quality play-along.
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