Lute Suites For Guitar by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Edited by Jerry Willard. For Guitar, Lute. Music Sales America. Baroque. Difficulty: medium to medium-difficult. Guitar solo book. Standard guitar notation (no tablature), fingerings, performance notes and introductory text. 96 pages. Music Sales #AM27616. Published by Music Sales (HL.14002939).
ISBN 0825699797. With standard guitar notation (no tablature), fingerings, performance notes and introductory text. Baroque. 9x12 inches.
The complete works for lute solo by Johann Sebastian Bach. Newly transcribed and annotated, including historical and performance notes.
Location: from Michigan
November 3, 2006
This Edition Needs Revision
I purchased this edition a while back and keep discovering things that need to be revised. Most of the fingerings and postion choices are a bit unreasonable as (well as octove choices....all of it adds up to a lot of stress on the left hand...I have been comparing this to...
29 of 59 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Nimbin, NSW Australia
January 7, 2006
These pieces should be standards for guitarists. This transcription looses some of the subtleties of the original for Lute. However as a bonus it includes the Prelude and Fugue (bwv 999 - 1000) that I think was originaly for violin. Extensive fingering (that I dont always agree with) and performance...
27 of 57 people found this review helpful.
December 16, 2005
Not perfect but very good
I have used this for over two decades. It is much better than the "Lauten musik" edition which has Suite 2 in d-minor. As always with music of this difficulty there are many alternate fingerings possible and many players drop the 6th string to D for some of this music....
23 of 51 people found this review helpful.