Orchestral Suite no. 3 in D major, BWV 1068

The Orchestral Suite no. 3 in D major, BWV 1068, was composed by Johann Sebastian Bach at some point between the years 1717 and 1723, for his patron Prince Leopold of Anhalt. From this work comes the famous Air on the G string, titled after violinist August Wilhelmj's late 19th century arrangement of the air movement for violin and piano. By transposing the key of the piece from its original D major to C major and transposing the melody down an octave, Wilhelm was able to play the piece on only ... more

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Recording Air on the G String (from Orchestral Suite no. 3, BWV 1068) Download
Recording Air on the G String (from Orchestral Suite no. 3, BWV 1068) [for piano - Siloti] Download
Recording Air on the G String (from Orchestral Suite no. 3, BWV 1068) [for guitar] Download
Recording Air on the G String (from Orchestral Suite no. 3, BWV 1068) [for harpsichord - Depolo] Download
Recording Air on the G String (from Orchestral Suite no. 3, BWV 1068) [for harpsichord - Karg/Elert] Download

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