Bach: Air on the G String for Piano Quartet
by Johann Sebastian Bach
Piano Quartet - Digital Sheet Music

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Piano Quartet - Level 3 - Digital Download

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Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach. Arranged by James M. Guthrie, ASCAP. Baroque,Sacred,Standards,Wedding. 12 pages. Jmsgu3 #3435023. Published by jmsgu3 (A0.548946).

 Bach's "Air on the G String" is essential in the history of music for several reasons. It was composed in 1731 as part of his third orchestral Suite in D Major, BWV 1068. It has remained an iconic piece of classical music, known for evoking emotions of peace, tranquility, and serenity. The arrangement by August Wilhelmj, which allowed the piece to be played on one string of a violin, led to its nickname, "Air on the G String." The piece is also significant for its simple yet elegant structure, adaptation of various musical arrangements, and enduring popularity, often used in wedding ceremonies and other solemn occasions.


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