Suite in C minor, BWV 997

The Suite in C minor, BWV 997 was written by Johann Sebastian Bach around the year 1740. It was intended for the lute or the lautenwerk, a period keyboard instrument that reproduced the characteristic sound of the lute. Nowadays Bach's lautenwerk pieces have become standard guitar repertoire items (sometimes in transposed keys). The first recorded publishing of the BWV 997 Suite was in 1881.

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Sheet Music Suite in C minor, BWV 997 - Complete Score (Alfred Dörffel) Download

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Recording Suite in C minor, BWV 997 - I. Prelude Download
Recording Suite in C minor, BWV 997 - II. Fuge Download
Recording Suite in C minor, BWV 997 - III. Sarabande Download
Recording Suite in C minor, BWV 997 - IV. Gigue - Double Download

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