violin II part from Bach - "Air sul G" for solo viola and string orchestra

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Full details...
page one of the violin II part from Bach - "Air sul G" for solo viola and string orchestra

Which method of viewing music should I use?

Score Exchange has two methods to display previews of music: seView which uses regular html and javascipt and the Scorch plug-in from Avid which needs to be downloaded and installed onto your computer. Both have advantages and disadvantages:

seView

seView, is the most compatible option. You should be able to view music on all modern web browsers including most mobile devices. Even if your device does not support javascript you should still be able to preview at least page one of the music.

You do not need to install any additional software to use seView.

Scorch

Scorch is a free plug-in from Avid for displaying and printing music. It can also play the music that you're seeing. As modern web browsers are updated, Scorch is no longer compatible with many browsers. Scorch has never been compatible with mobile devices and some web browsers on Mac computers.

If your web browser does not install Scorch automatically, you can click here to download and install scorch manually.

Static preview

The static preview shows a basic image of the first page.

Interactive preview

The interactive preview also shows a preview of the first page, but it's a bit slower to load. The preview is displayed using the Sibelius Cloud Publishing technology from Avid. With most scores, this technology will provide a higher quality preview, as well as being able to switch to full screen mode and also play the displayed music to you.

Printing after purchase

After you have purchased this item the Cloud Publishing technology is utilised to provide the printing mechanism for the music. As such, we recommend checking that the Interactive Preview displays correctly on your device before committing to a purchase.

Full details

At the end of the 19th century the German violinist August Wilhelmi (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 written originally for solo-violin and string orchestra.

Wilhelmi 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, it did not lose its name �Air on the G-String�.


Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach
Publisher
Duration
4 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Licensing

For anything not permitted by the above licence then you should contact the publisher first to obtain permission.