Piano Solo Sheet Music
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Sheep May Safely Graze. (from the "Birthday Cantata"). By Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). For Piano (Piano). BH Piano. Baroque. SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced). Single piece. Standard notation (does not include words to the songs). 5 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M051280575. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48002604).
With standard notation (does not include words to the songs). Baroque. 9x12 inches.
About SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced)
4 and 5-note chords spanning more than an octave. Intricate rhythms and melodies.
December 7, 2012
Well worth getting
There's a fine performance of this on Leon Fleisher's "Two Hands" CD. Beautiful piece, though not for the Bach purist. This edition marks the main melodic line with barred (emphasized) notes. Bringing out that line in performance is not trivial, but the piece is not at the professionals-only level --...
9 of 18 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Washington, DC
January 23, 2009
Egon Petri's transcription highlights the resonant harmonies of Bach's work to produce a delicate, intimate and unpretentious sound. This piece has been beautifully recorded by Leon Fleischer.
38 of 72 people found this review helpful.
Location: from London
Location: from Geneva, Switzerland
March 28, 2008
Still the Best
This more than 60 year-old transcription of this famous work by Bach remains firmly the No 1 for any aspiring concert pianist. I learned the first page from this site while waiting for my copy to cross the Atlantic! I've marked this towards 'advanced' because the 'voicing' of the theme...
37 of 73 people found this review helpful.
Location: from West Caldwell, New Jersey