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Nun komm der Heiden Heiland by Johann Sebastian Bach (Busoni) for solo piano - Classical Music for Tablet Series

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By Johann Sebastian Bach (transcribed by Busoni)

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Piano Solo - Digital Download
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (transcribed by Busoni). Arranged by Stephen R. Dalrymple (Dalrymple Designs). Baroque Period, Christmas. Individual Part. 13 pages. Published by Dalrymple Designs (S0.676017).

Item Number: S0.676017

Nun komm der Heiden Heiland [Now comes the Gentiles' Saviour]   Updated march 2020

Choral prelude for Organ by JS Bach BWV 645 from Cantata BWV 140 was transcribed for piano by Ferruccio Busoni between 1907-1909. As the hymn focuses on the birth of Christ, it is especially appropriate for Christmas.

The Classical Music for Tablet Series offers piano masterworks by classical composers formatted to beread on 10 inch tablets. I use an Amazon Kindle with Mobile SheetsPro and an Air Turn blue tooth foot pedal to practice and performpiano music. Mobile Sheets Pro imports music from Drop Box onto aKindle tablet quickly and efficiently. For performers who use adifferent tablet, there are similar products available to provide tablet usersthe same functionality.

Thesepieces have not been arranged, but most have been edited slightly, and havebeen formatted to fit screen size. For example, first and second endings areoften removed and the repeated measures and endings written into the music sothe performer can avoid having to go back to previous pages. These kinds ofsection repeats were invented to spare the composer’s time and the cost ofextra paper and ink. But with a tablet the cost of paper and ink is irrelevant.

Althoughthere are a lot more page turns with a 10 inch screen compared with letter sizepages, the readability of the music (due to the backlighting on the tablet) andthe portability of the music (travelling with a small tablet instead ofoversized books or portfolios of sheet music) easily makes up for the extrapage turns.

Yourpurchase provides one .pdf file that contains both the tablet edition and theletter size page (printable) version. There are several programs availableonline that will allow you to separate this .pdf file into 2 .pdf files to makeit more useful.

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