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Brandenburg Concerto No.6 - 1. Allegro

Composer
Johann S. Bach
Year of composition
1709
Arranger
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
4 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
String quartet
Instrumental parts
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This is the last of J.S.Bach's submitted "Brandenburg" Concertos, even though it was apparently composed some 10 years before the other 5. Originally written for two violas, two viola da gambas, a cello and violone, it is arranged here for standard String Quartet, with an optional bass part.

Thank you Steven for the review. With regards to your comments about the tempo, I set them to the same speed as the recording I have, namely Reinhard Goebel conducting the Musica Antiqua Koln, Archiv 3D Baroque CD 431 702-2. And like you say, if you think the tempo is too fast you can always manually override it yourself :-)

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