Brandenburg Concerto No. 6, mvt 2

Composer
J. S. Bach arr. Peter Foster
Arranger
Parts
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page one of Brandenburg Concerto No. 6, mvt 2

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In the second movement of the original, Bach reduces the scoring, using only 2 violas, plus a basso continuo in which the cello and violone parts are more than usually independent from each other. If you are performing all three movements, the alto player should ideally switch to contra for this one. If a contra is not available, the part can be played at written pitch on alto clarinet, where it will mostly sound in the same octave as the bass part. The observations on dynamics and articulation in the programme note to the first movement apply equally to this one.


Score ID
189396
Composer
J. S. Bach arr. Peter Foster
Year of composition
1720
Arranger
Year of arrangement
2016
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
6 minutes
Instrumentation
Quartet of Clarinets in Bb
Genre
Classical music
Licensing

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