Bach for the Banjo composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Arranged by John Bullard. For Banjo (5-String). Saddle-stitched, Solos. Baroque. Intermediate-Advanced. Book. 72 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.22121).
ISBN 9780786682164. Baroque. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.
Bach for the Banjo is a collection of some of Bach's best-known pieces transcribed for the five-string banjo. Several pieces appear in tablature for banjo with a second part for guitar: Inventions 1, 8, 13, and 14; March; Minuet in G; Polonaise in G minor; Minuet in G minor; and Musette. Others appear in notation and tablature for solo banjo:Prelude from Partita No.III for Solo Violin; Bouree II from Suite IV for Solo Cello; Menuets I & II from Suite II for Solo Cello; Courante from Suite I for Solo Cello; Gavotte en Rondeau from Partita No.III for Solo Violin; and Prelude from Suite I for Solo Cello. Finally, Bauerntanz is offered as a banjo duet in tablature only. These transcriptions are taken from the recordings "The Classical Banjo" and "Bach on the Banjo" which take Bach's classic pieces to new heights.