French Suite no. 6, BWV 817

The French Suites, BWV 812–817, are six suites which Johann Sebastian Bach wrote for keyboard between 1722-25. Although Suites 1–4 are typically dated to 1722, it is possible that the first was written somewhat earlier. They were later given the name 'French'. Likewise, the English Suites received a later appellation. The name was popularised by Bach's biographer Johann Nikolaus Forkel, who mentioned they were written in the French style. This, however, is inaccurate: like Bach's other suites, they follow a largely Italian convention. There is no surviving definitive ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

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French Suite no. 6, BWV 817
French Suite no. 6, BWV 817 - 1. Allemande
French Suite no. 6, BWV 817 - 2. Courante
French Suite no. 6, BWV 817 - 3. Sarabande
French Suite no. 6, BWV 817 - 4. Gavotte
French Suite no. 6, BWV 817 - 6. Bourrée
French Suite no. 6, BWV 817 - 1. Allemande
French Suite no. 6, BWV 817 - 2. Courante
French Suite no. 6, BWV 817 - 3. Sarabande
French Suite no. 6, BWV 817 - 4. Gavotte
French Suite no. 6, BWV 817 - 5. Polonaise
French Suite no. 6, BWV 817 - 6. Bourrée
French Suite no. 6, BWV 817 - 7. Menuet
French Suite no. 6, BWV 817 - 8. Gigue
Composer Form Instrument Period
Johann Sebastian Bach Suite Piano Baroque

Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer, organist, harpsichordist, violist, and violinist whose sacred and secular works for choir, orchestra, and solo ...
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