3 Duets for Tuba from Bach's English Suites (1715)

Composer
J.S. Bach
Year of composition
1715
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
6 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Duet of Tubas
Instrumental parts
Not available

These duets are drawn from the English suites of Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Bach wrote the English suites (BWV 806-811) after 1715. Some pieces may be transposed; original keys are indicated before each piece. I have included tempi and initial dynamics these are only suggestions. In order to maintain a "cleaner" appearance, I have included the original ornament symbols, rather than writing out the ornaments. A number of websites include descriptions of Baroque ornaments. These pieces are not intended to function as a single composition, as the original tonal relationships of the suites have been removed. I suggest that they be enjoyed as individual movements. To save you money, purchase of this score includes the right to make 1 (only one) photocopy so that both performers can have a copy.

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