J. S. Bach Transcriptions for Classic Guitar by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Arranged by Javier Calderon. For Guitar (Classical). Saddle-stitched, Solos. Classic. Intermediate. Book/CD Set. 72 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.96683BCD).
ISBN 9780786628933. Classic. 8.5 x 11 inches.
Absolute, universal, and harmonious - Bach's music is as profoundly satisfying and uplifting today as it was in his era. One of the most eloquent and expressive guitarists of our time, Javier Calderon, presents these timeless pieces, expertly arranged and transcribed for the classic guitar. Selections include: Sonata BWV 1001 (Adagio, Fugue, Siciliano, and Presto); Chaconne in D Minor BWV 1004; Prelude in D Minor, Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro BWV 998; Suite for Lute BWV 996 (Prelude, Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Bourree, and Gigue); Prelude for Lute BWV 999; and Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring. Written in standard notation only with minimal, unobtrusive left-hand fingering. The attached performance CD presents the author's exquisite rendition of every selection in the book.