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 Orchestral suite no. 3 in D major, BWV 1068 - 1. Ouverture Download
Recording Orchestral suite no. 3 in D major, BWV 1068 - 2. Air Download
Recording Orchestral suite no. 3 in D major, BWV 1068 - 3. Gavotte Download
Recording Orchestral suite no. 3 in D major, BWV 1068 - 4. Bourree Download
Recording Orchestral suite no. 3 in D major, BWV 1068 - 5. Gigue Download
Recording Orchestral suite no. 3 in D major, BWV 1068 - 3. Gavotte [for accordion orchestra - De Bra] Download
Recording Orchestral suite no. 3 in D major, BWV 1068 - 1. Ouverture [for recorder ensemble - Papalin] Download
Recording Orchestral suite no. 3 in D major, BWV 1068 - 2. Air [for recorder ensemble - Papalin] Download
Recording Orchestral suite no. 3 in D major, BWV 1068 - 3. Gavotte [for recorder ensemble - Papalin] Download
Recording Orchestral suite no. 3 in D major, BWV 1068 - 4. Bourree [for recorder ensemble - Papalin] Download
Recording Orchestral suite no. 3 in D major, BWV 1068 - 5. Gigue [for recorder ensemble - Papalin] Download
Recording Orchestral suite no. 3 in D major, BWV 1068 - 2. Air [organ arr.] Download
Recording Orchestral suite no. 3 in D major, BWV 1068 - 3. Gavotte [organ arr.] Download

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