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Offline Mello

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The English Suites
on: June 21, 2004, 08:44:23 AM
I've been working on Bach's English Suites for a while and I was wondering if anyone on here plays them.

If so, which are your favorites?

Offline matticus

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Re: The English Suites
Reply #1 on: June 21, 2004, 03:19:05 PM
The e minor is my favorite, then the a minor. wonderful music.

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Re: The English Suites
Reply #2 on: June 22, 2004, 03:21:15 AM
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The e minor is my favorite, then the a minor. wonderful music.


I was working on a piece from the E minor last week-Out of the ones I've done so far, the Passapied from the E minor is my favorite dance in it. I also like the Bouree from the Second suite, though I haven't played it. I think it embodies many of my musical thoughts.
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Re: The English Suites
Reply #3 on: June 23, 2004, 05:11:55 PM
I think the allemandes from the English suites are some of the most perfect bits of keyboard counterpoint I've heard.

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Re: The English Suites
Reply #4 on: June 24, 2004, 06:21:38 PM
They were actually the first Bach stuff I ever heard...

I've played and performed the 2nd one in A minor, but that be it.
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