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Musette

John Thompson's Students Series/Mid-Elementary Level

By Johann Sebastian Bach

Musette
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Musette (John Thompson's Students Series/Mid-Elementary Level). Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Arranged by John Thompson. For Piano/Keyboard. Willis. Mid-Elementary. 2 pages. Willis Music #8508. Published by Willis Music (HL.414784).

A musette is a small bagpipe that was used in nearly all the European countries in times past. Like the modern bagpipe it contained a leather bag full of wind which supplied a drone bass against whatever melody was being played on the pipes of the instrument. This simple transcription of a Musette by Bach (transposed to E Major) uses open fifths which very much sounds like the drone of a musette or bagpipe.