Air from the Suite No. 3 in D for solo Flute & String Orchestra

Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) Edited by Keith Terrett
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Air on the G String, edited for solo Flute & Strings.

The original orchestral suite was written by Bach for his patron Prince Leopold of Anhalt sometime between the years 1717 and 1723.

The title comes from violinist August Wilhelmj’s late 19th century arrangement of the piece 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, Wilhelmj was able to play the piece on only one string of his violin, the G string.


Score ID
93179
Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) Edited by Keith Terrett
Arranger
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
4 minutes
Instrumentation
Orchestra
Genre
Classical music
Instrumental parts
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